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Guilt Free Desserts – Baked Vanilla Cheesecake

Are you trying to lose weight, but need to satisfy your sweet cravings?

The whole family can enjoy this guilt free creamy, easy-to-make American-style cheesecake, without piling on the pounds!

Serves: 10
Preparation Time: 20 minutes
Cooking Time: 1 hour plus chilling
Per Serving: 177 calories, 8g fat (4g saturated), 13g carbs.

Ingredients
– 12 reduced-fat digestive biscuits
– 6tbsp low-fat spread
– 500g quark
– 3 large eggs
– 1tsp ground cinnamon
– 2tsp vanilla essence
– 8-10tbsp sweetener
– Zest 1 orange, 1 lemon, grated
– Fresh mixed berries, to serve
– 1 level tsp icing sugar, to dust

Method
Step 1 – Preheat the oven to 160°C (Fan 140°C), Gas 3. Place the biscuits in a polythene bag, finely crush with a rolling pin and place in a bowl. Melt the low-fat spread, ad to the biscuits and stir to mix well.
Step 2 – Spoon into a 20cm non-stick spring-form cake tin, pressing the crumbs down well to make a smooth and even base. Then chill in the fridge.
Step 3 – Beat together the quark, eggs, cinnamon, vanilla essence, sweetener and the citrus zest until well combined and pour over the prepared biscuit base.
Step 4 – Bake in the oven for 55 minutes or until set and golden.
Step 5 – Remove from the oven and allow to cool completely. Cover with clingfilm and chill in the fridge for around 8 hours. Top the cheesecake with the mixed berries and dust with icing sugar before serving and cut into wedges.

Do you have any other delicious desert recipes to share with us?


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31 Oct
2012
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