Baked Blueberry Cheesecake, the nom to end all noms.

Posted by Lipglossiping On July - 21 - 2011

Who knew cheesecake was so easy to make?  It’s one of those desserts where the overall impression defies the skill needed to create it.  Honestly, if you need to make something that looks super yummo and you have enough space in your fridge (move the chocolate and wine) to chill it… do it.  Do it now.

I like my cheesecake a little ‘well done’… don’t judge.  It’s meant to look like that.  IT IS!  I like the Channel4 recipe with a couple of modifications as seen below.

75g butter
200g digestive biscuits, crushed with a sprinkle of ground cinnamon
500g soft cheese
1 x 397g can condensed milk
1 tsp vanilla extract
3 eggs, beaten
1 tbsp lemon juice
150g blueberries

1.  Melt the butter in a large saucepan before removing from the heat and stirring in the biscuit crumbs.  Tip the mixture into the base of a 23cm (9 inch) loose-bottomed cake tin, pressing them down with your fist (or the back of a spoon) to make a firm base.  Chill in the fridge for about 20 minutes.

2.  Preheat the oven to 170°C / fan oven 150°C / gas mark 3.

3.  Beat the soft cheese in a large mixing bowl until softened, then whisk in the condensed milk, vanilla extract, eggs and lemon juice.

4. Pour the filling over the biscuit crumb base, then sprinkle the blueberries ontop.  Place on the middle shelf of the oven to bake for 1 hour.  I leave mine to cool in the oven with the door wide open before chilling in the fridge.  Don’t panic if the cheesecake is still ‘wobbly’ in the centre after an hour’s cooking, that’s normal!

Get ready for a velvety-taste sensation!  You can serve with additional fruit… me?  I just serve it with a very big fork.


14 Responses to “Baked Blueberry Cheesecake, the nom to end all noms.”

  1. Katrine says:

    Oh Charlotte… I’m meant to be doing homework, not contemplate a bake attack.

  2. Shortiee31 says:

    The addition of blueberries to the cheesecake makes me think it’s not too bad for the waistline.. 😉 I think I shall give this a whirl some time next week! xx

  3. Louise says:

    ooo yum that look sooooo good

  4. Jenni x says:

    That makes me so hungry!!

    Thanks for sharing the recipe!

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    Jenni x

    I love all things Self Tan

  5. Meeka says:

    I don’t need cheesecake. I don’t need cheesecake. I don’t need cheesecake. I don’t need cheesecake. I don’t need cheesecake. *sigh* It’s not working…

  6. Claire says:

    Yummmmm this is definitely going in my recipe folder. I’ve always been scared of making cheesecake but I think I might give this a go!

  7. Anitacska says:

    Ooh this looks very yummy. I’d make it this weekend if it wasn’t my daughter’s birthday party for which I’m already making a chocolate cake. Bit too much for one weekend, me thinks. 😉

  8. Laura says:

    Oh my goodness. This is so beautiful. I am about to lick the screen. Yummm.

  9. Rachel says:

    When my appetite returns I’ll be making this!! Looks amazing!

  10. rabbia says:

    i’ll have to make this, will just have to this weekend!!

  11. liloo says:

    When leila is older and when her school asks her mum to bake and bring cakes for schools event, they will be happy to have you! This looks divine. Looks a tad overcooked but when it’s sliced, it looks just perfect xx

  12. I love cheesecake! It’s one of my favorite desserts. I also make cheesecakes but the ones that don’t require baking. But this one looks so delicious too. Must try it. Thank you for sharing.

  13. jeanie says:

    OMG this looks so decadent!

  14. *bookmarks this* *drools* *drools some more*

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