How To Make An Elderflower And Lime Cheesecake

Recipe and photo credit by Belvoir Fruit Farms

How To Make An Elderflower And Lime Cheesecake. I love all cakes and especially cheesecake. Today I am sharing an elderflower and lime cheesecake recipe with you. This cheesecake recipe is one of the many things on my list to make over the weekend. yum yum!!

Sometimes I like to make a nice big cheesecake to share with the family and sometimes I like to make them in individual glasses.

Cheesecakes are great for parties or just a nice weekend treat. Sometimes I like to top mine with fresh berries or fruit depending what I have in at the time.

How To Make An Elderflower And Lime Cheesecake

How To Make An Elderflower And Lime Cheesecake

Elderflower And Lime Cheesecake anyone?

How To Make An Elderflower And Lime Cheesecake

How To Make An Elderflower And Lime Cheesecake:

Ingredients:

  • 225g large pack Digestives
  • 100g/4oz unsalted butter
  • 50g/2oz sugar
  • 400g full fat cream cheese ( each tube has 200g)
  • 150ml double cream
  • Icing sugar, to taste
  • 1 lime
  • Zest of 1 lemon
  • 2tbs Belvoir Elderflower Cordial
  • Lime zest to decorate

How To Make An Elderflower And Lime CheesecakeElderflower And Lime Cheesecake

Method:

  1. Place the digestive biscuits in a large plastic bag.
  2. Hold one end of the bag and using a rolling pin, crush until they resemble fine breadcrumbs.
  3. Reserve a couple of spoonfuls of biscuit crumbs to decorate.
  4. Melt the butter in a large saucepan and add the crushed biscuits and sugar until they are fully combined.
  5. Press the biscuit mixture firmly into an 20cm/8” round tin with a lift up base and place in the fridge to set.
  6. Wash the lemon and grate the skin using a fine grater or use a lemon zester.
  7. Place this zest together with the cream cheese, icing sugar and lime juice in a food processor and mix well.
  8. Then slowly add the cream and elderflower cordial until it is a smooth thick paste.
  9. Spread this mixture on the biscuit base and refrigerate for 2-3 hours or overnight if liked.
  10. Place the cheesecake on top of a tall glass and firmly press down on the sides of the tin which will slide down the cheesecake.
  11. Slip off the base onto the plate.
  12. Decorate with the reserved crumbs and lime zest.
How To Make An Elderflower And Lime Cheesecake

How To Make An Elderflower And Lime Cheesecake

About this post – Recipe and photo credit by Belvoir Fruit Farms

Do you like cheesecake too?

Let me know if you get to try this one 🙂

How To Make An Elderflower And Lime Cheesecake

How To Make An Elderflower And Lime Cheesecake

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12 Comments

  1. Judy Haughton-James
    13th September 2013 / 10:34 am

    Would you believe I have never eaten cheesecake Claire?! Well, this post makes me want to eat some for the first time. It looks so delicious!

    • Clairejustine oxox
      13th September 2013 / 10:04 pm

      Whoo Judy, I'm sure you would love it? hope you get to try it sometime 🙂

    • Clairejustine oxox
      13th September 2013 / 10:07 pm

      Hi Maria, I'm not sure if it you could buy it over there?, maybe you could try another cordial? Thanks for inviting me over, will link up tomorrow as on phone at minute 🙂

  2. Kit @ i-lostinausten
    14th September 2013 / 9:07 pm

    Lovely cheesecake !

  3. Joanna Pabel
    16th September 2013 / 12:38 pm

    looks so delicious!

  4. Culinaryjumbleshealthierbites
    1st August 2017 / 8:20 am

    Claire, I am putting together a compilation of unusual cheesecakes and would love to feature this one! Obviously full credit and two links to your blog/recipe would be included. Would this be okay?!

    • Clairejustine oxox
      1st August 2017 / 9:25 am

      That would be lovely, thank you. Would be great if you could put that it is a guest post from Belvoir Fruit Farms please 🙂

  5. 16th July 2018 / 9:59 am

    Oh my heavens, Claire! This looks amazing! Key lime pie is one of my favorite desserts and so is cheesecake…I have never had a lime cheesecake, but I absolutely need to now! I pinned this recipes for later….I will definitely be making this! Thanks for sharing!

    Shelbee
    http://www.shelbeeontheedge.com

    • Claire
      Author
      27th July 2018 / 3:02 pm

      Thanks for stopping by Shelbee 🙂

  6. Sarah Glasswell
    27th July 2018 / 2:33 pm

    I’ve made this a few times, and just about to again! It is delicious and easy to make. Everyone I make it for loves it!

    • Claire
      Author
      27th July 2018 / 3:04 pm

      Thanks you for your lovely feedback Sarah. It is one of my favourite cheesecake recipes. You have reminded me to make another one now too 🙂

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