Sunday, April 01, 2007

Lemon Curd Cheesecake

Biscuit Base:

250 gm. plain sweet biscuit
125 gm. melted butter


750 gm. cream cheese - softened
2 tsp. finely grated lemon rind
110 gm. sugar
3 eggs
2 tsp. lemon juice

Lemon Curd:

50 gm. butter
120 gm. sugar
1 egg - lightly beaten and strained
1 finely grated lemon rind
2 to 3 Tbsp. Lemon juice (up to individual's taste)


(1) Process biscuits until fine and add in butter to process together. Press biscuit mixture over the base and side of a 8" springform tin. Place in a fridge to chill till harden, approximately 30 mins.
(2) Fillings: Cream cheese, sugar and lemon rind in a mixin bowl till smooth.
(3) Add in eggs one at a time.
(4) Pour cream cheese mixture into prepared biscuit base and bake for 1 hour at 160C. Leave in the oven to cool.
(5) Lemon curd: Combine ingredients in a mixing bowl. Place bowl over small pot of simmering water (water must not touch bottom of bowl), cook, stirring constantly for about 20 mins. or until mixture coats the back of a spoon. Remove bowl from bowl and cover lemon curd with plastic wrap. Leave it to cool.
(6) Pour lemon curd on top of cheesecake and refrigerate for at least 4 hours or overnight before slicing.


Anonymous said...

Hi aunty

can i have the recipe for the lemon curd chesscake? i am a chesscake lover. Many thanks.


Anonymous said...

Looks very yummy!!


Anonymous said...

OMG!! This is heavenly. Wish I can live near you.... Eating your creations with my eyes !!! Slurp!

karlsfoodie said...

Lucy... i love this manz.. esp the lemon curd *wink* thanx yeahhh

Anonymous said...

Hi Aunty Yochana,
The cheescake looks delicious.. Thanks for sharing..

Btw, do u hold lessons?


Anonymous said...

Hi Lucy, if I want to half the recipe do I use 4" cake tin? Everything half, the tin also half rite? Thanks.


Aunty Yochana said...

Hi eileen,

for half recipe, use 6" round springform tin.


Rachel said...

hi aunty,

pls could you let me know if this is baked in a water bath?

as a rule of thumb, does all baked cheesecake needs to be baked in water bath? what will happen if it's not baked in water bath?