Sultana And Ginger Cheesecake

Sultana And Ginger Cheesecake. Hello friends. For all the cheesecake lovers out there, have you ever tried a sultana and ginger one?

Today’s guest post is a sultana and ginger cheesecake for a nice Autumn twist.


  • 175g Digestive Biscuits, crushed
  • 50g Caster Sugar
  • 75g Unsalted Butter, melted
  • 350g Cottage Cheese
  • 2 Medium Eggs, lightly beaten
  • 125ml Soured Cream
  • 75g Whitworths Sultanas
  • 30g Whitworths Crystallised Ginger


  1. Preheat oven to 180°C (Fan 160°C), Gas Mark 4.
  2. Mix the crushed biscuits and half the sugar with the melted butter and press onto the sides of an 18cm cake tin.
  3. Bake in the centre of the preheated oven for 10 minutes, then set aside to cool in the tin.
  4. Beat the cottage cheese until softened, then add the eggs, soured cream and the remaining sugar and beat until smooth.
  5. Fold in the sultanas and ginger and pour over the biscuit base.
  6. Return to the oven to bake for a further 30-35 minutes, allow to cool completely before removing from the tin to slice and serve with single cream.

Recipe and photo credit by- Whitworths

Claire Justine
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  1. Judy Haughton-James
    3rd November 2013 / 6:47 pm

    I have never had cheesecake but this certainly looks yummy Claire! I like the fact that ginger is in it too!

    • Clairejustine oxox
      4th November 2013 / 8:55 pm

      Thanks for the comment Judy 🙂

  2. Chris
    3rd November 2013 / 9:44 pm

    THANKS for hosting…been a while since I posted anything "creative!"LOVE the features…wow….some ppl are just so talented!Be well, friend!

    • Clairejustine oxox
      4th November 2013 / 8:58 pm

      Hi Chris, aww thanks for linking up 🙂

  3. Winnie
    3rd November 2013 / 11:42 pm

    Wowwwww This is a fantastic looking cheesecake! And I must say that I've never tasted such a cheesecake beforeI'm super curious….. 🙂

    • Clairejustine oxox
      4th November 2013 / 8:58 pm

      Thanks for the comment Winnie, hope you get to try it 🙂

  4. CousCousandCorkWedges
    4th November 2013 / 10:39 am

    Oh wow! This looks divine & I'm defo going to give it a go! My Hubby loves cheesecake!! Ax

    • Clairejustine oxox
      4th November 2013 / 8:59 pm

      Whoo great Andrea, let me know how it goes 🙂

  5. Joanna Pabel
    4th November 2013 / 2:43 pm

    looks amazing. Photo, cake – all

    • Clairejustine oxox
      4th November 2013 / 9:00 pm

      Thanks Joanna, credits to Whitworths on this one 🙂

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