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Passion fruit jelly cheesecake

Tart passion fruit and zesty lime cut through the richness of the creamy filling and biscuit base

Tart passion fruit and zesty lime cut through the richness of the creamy filling and biscuit base

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Cooking Time

Cook: 35 Mins

Cooking Time

Serves: 14

Cooking Time

Price: 55p per serving

Nutritional Information

Each 113g serving contains

Energy
1054kj
252kcal
13%
Fat
12.4g
Med
18%
Saturates
5.5g
Med
28%
Sugars
14.7g
High
16%
Salt
0.57g
Med
10%
of your reference intake.
Typical energy values per 100g:
933kJ/223kcal

Ingredients

300g McVitie’s Digestives Lights

100g low-fat spread, melted

6 sheets gelatine

3 passion fruit, halved, seeds and pulp scooped out

1tbsp golden caster sugar

Juice and zest 1 lime

800g Asda Light 50% Less Fat Original Soft Cheese

200g Asda Fat Free Greek Yogurt

1tsp vanilla extract

100g icing sugar, sifted

Method

1
Grease a 20cm round springform tin and line with baking paper.
2
In a processor, whizz the biscuits to crumbs. Put in a bowl and mix in the melted spread. Transfer to the tin and press evenly into the base and sides. Leave to chill.
3
Put 2 sheets of the gelatine in a bowl of cold water. Soak for 10 mins then squeeze out the water.
4
Put the passion fruit pulp and seeds, caster sugar and 4-5tbsp cold water in a small pan. Simmer for 3 mins, stirring. Take off the heat, add the gelatine, stir to combine, then stir in the lime juice. Leave to cool.
5
In another bowl, soak the remaining gelatine in cold water for 10 mins.
6
Meanwhile, beat the soft cheese, then stir in the yogurt, vanilla and icing sugar until smooth.
7
Squeeze the water from the gelatine and put into a small pan overalow heat along with a splash of water. Melt the gelatine, stirring, then leave to cool slightly. Stir in a spoonful of the soft cheese mixture then fold the gelatine mixture into the rest of the soft cheese.
8
Transfer to the tin, smooth over and chill for 1hr or until slightly set. Pour over the passion fruit jelly and chill for at least 4hrs, preferably overnight, to allow to set completely.
9
Sprinkle with the lime zest to serve.