This Gluten-Free Cheesecake Recipe is so Simple and Delicious

Cheesecake
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Cheesecake is one of those deliciously indulgent desserts which feels like a real treat. It can be difficult, missing out on such a luxury dessert if you’re eating a gluten-free diet. Luckily, with some small adjustments and swaps cheesecake can easily be made gluten-free. Check out this recipe which will see you whipping up a stunning, gluten-free cheesecake in less than one hour. For an added touch of luxury, scatter fresh berries over the cheesecake just before serving.

Ingredients (to serve 12):

For the filling:

  • 3 cups of cream cheese
  • 1/2 cup of double cream
  • 3 tablespoons of plain gluten-free flour
  • 1 vanilla pod
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 cup of granulated sugar
  • Juice of 1 lemon

For the base:

  • 1 cup of gluten-free biscuits, crushed or ground into small pieces
  • 1/3 cup of unsalted butter
  • 1 tablespoon of caster sugar

Instructions:

  1. To make the base, melt the butter in a saucepan.
  2. Add the caster sugar and crushed biscuits, stir well until all the ingredients are combined.
  3. Remove from the pan and press into the bottom of a lined, greased cake tin.
    Leave to cool.
  4. To make the filing, start by whipping the cream cheese in a food processor.
  5. Gradually add the sugar and flour to the mix, ensuring that the ingredients are well combined.
  6. Whisk in the cream, lemon juice, vanilla extract and eggs until the mix becomes smooth and light.
  7. Pour the filling over the base and bake in an oven preheated to 380° F for 10 minutes.
  8. Allow the cake to cool before serving.