CDWM SA - Ep.3 - Radhika - Dessert

Radhika’s Lemon Cheese Cake & Berry Surprise


Serves: 6-8 people

Preparation time: 30 min

Lemon cheese cake

  • 1 pkt tennis biscuits
  • 60 ml butter, melted
  • 2 x 230 g smooth cottage/cream cheese
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 tin condensed milk
  • 3 tsp powdered gelatine
  • 80 m lemon juice
  • lemon zest, optional
  • 250 ml fresh cream
  • granadilla pulp, to serve

Berry surprise

  • strawberries / other berries in season
  • chocolate, melted
  • gold dust sprinkle

Preparation method

Lemon cheese cake

  • Crush biscuits and mix with melted butter. Press biscuit mixture onto a rectangular tray. Chill.
  • Beat together cottage cheese, sugar and condensed milk, until smooth.
  • In a small bowl, sprinkle gelatine over lemon juice and leave to soak through.
  • Heat in microwave for a few secs, until gelatine dissolved.
  • Stir into condensed milk mixture.
  • Whip cream until soft peaks form and fold into condensed milk mixture.
  • Pour over biscuit base and leave in fridge to set.
  • Serve with topping of choice.

Berry surprise

  • Dip strawberries/other berries in melted chocolate and leave to set.
  • Sprinkle with gold dust and serve.