Easy Lemon Cheesecake for a quick, yummy dessert

For barbeque season, friends popping round or just a sweet tooth this lemon cheesecake recipe is fantastically quick to make and is so delicious it will be eaten just as quickly. Make sure you have a block of cream cheese in the fridge and a can of condensed milk in the cupboard at all times for cheesecake emergencies.

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  • 200g plain biscuits
  • 125g butter, melted
  • 500g cream cheese
  • 400g sweetened condensed milk
  • 3 tsp gelatine
  • ¼ c boiling water
  • ⅓ c lemon juice
  • 2 Tbsp lemon zest
  • Passion fruit pulp, sliced kiwi fruit or berries for topping



  1. Add biscuits to food processor and turn on for a few seconds until biscuits are crumbed.
  2. Transfer to bowl, add melted butter and mix well.
  3. Press mixture into springform pan and place in fridge to chill.


  1. Combine gelatine and boiling water in cup or jug.
  2. Clean out processor bowl and add cream cheese, condensed milk, gelatine mixture, lemon juice and zest. Process until well combined.
  3. Use spatula to pour mixture into springform pan and refrigerate 3 hours or overnight.

Top with passion fruit pulp or kiwi fruit slices.

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