First of all I just want to say that my computer is a little bit sick at the moment, so if I haven't replied to a comment, or commented on your blog recently, that's why. Hopefully it will be better very soon as I am really missing being able to look at everyone else's blogs!
Anyway, I thought I would share this delicious strawberry cheesecake recipe which I made recently for my boyfriend's birthday. My dad gave me the recipe: he makes the best lemon cheesecake ever, and I adapted it to strawberry instead.
8 oz Digestive biscuits
3 oz butter or margarine
1 oz brown sugar
1 tbsp golden syrup
Crush the biscuits into crumbs. I did it by hand, which was pretty time consuming: my dad recommends putting the biscuits into a freezer bag and crushing with a rolling pin. Melt the other ingredients together in a saucepan large enough to pour the crumbs into. When everything is melted together, add the crumbs. Stir until well mixed and smooth into a greased dish.
|Butter, golden syrup and brown sugar|
8 oz plain cottage cheese
1 packet strawberry jelly
4 oz double cream (I used extra thick)
Fresh strawberries, chopped (I used a carton)
Melt the jelly in 4 oz of boiling water and allow to cool slightly. Mix liquid jelly, cottage cheese, double cream and half of the strawberries together in a liquidizer. (I don't own a liquidizer, so I used a whisk. However, the cottage cheese didn't mix properly so I had to strain it out. It still worked out right though). Mix at max speed for 30 seconds. Stir in the remaining strawberries, then pour gently over the base. Put in fridge to set.
|Jelly, plus a rogue strawberry!|
|The mixture, plus strawberries, ready to pour over the base|
|Ready to pop in the fridge overnight|