December 21, 2016

Lime Cheesecake with a Strawberry Compote

By our head chef Faliero Lenta

Lime Cheesecake with a Strawberry Compote

By our head chef Faliero Lenta

Preparation time – 20 minutes – Cooking time – 10 to 12 minutes

Waiting time – 6 hours

Ingredients – for 6 people

250g double cream

100g caster Sugar

500g cream Cheese

3 lime – zest and juice

250g digestive biscuits

100g butter

250g fresh strawberries

150g sugar

Start by semi-whisking the double cream and caster sugar together. They should form a light fluffy mixture. Fold in the cream cheese gently and add the juice and zest of your limes.

For the biscuit base melt your butter in a hot pan. Crush your biscuits to a fine mixture and add to the butter. Spoon the mixture into a cake tin or dish of your choice.

Add the cheese mixture to the base and set aside to rest for 6 hours.

Before serving your cheesecake boil the strawberries in a pan over a high heat for 5 minutes. Fold the sugar in as you stir. Once the strawberries have reduced pour the mixture into a blender and pulse for 2 to 3 minutes.

Serve immediately over your cheesecake slices.