Zesty Lime & Chocolate Cheesecake Recipe Ultimate combination: lime cheesecake & chocolate

serves 10
270 mins

This is a super-easy dessert you can make ahead of time, with no baking required – which means less time in the kitchen when your friends arrive. Everyone will love the delicious balance of sweet chocolate and zesty limes.

Ingredients

150g plain chocolate biscuits (such as a chocolate thins), processed to a fine crumb

80g Anchor Original Butter, melted

500g Anchor Traditional Cream Cheese, softened

3/4 cup caster sugar

3 limes, juice & zest

3 tsp powdered gelatine

300ml Anchor Cream, lightly whipped

 

To serve

Zest of 2 limes

Instructions

  1. Grease a 22cm springform tin and line the base with baking paper.  
  2. Combine biscuit crumbs and butter. Press into base and refrigerate while preparing filling.
  3. Beat cream cheese and sugar until smooth. Beat in lime rind. 
  4. Heat lime juice and gelatine in a small saucepan over medium heat, stirring with a fork until hot and gelatine is dissolved. Set aside to cool slightly. Beat gelatine into cream cheese mixture until well combined. 
  5. Fold in cream, mixing until well combined.
  6. Spoon filling over base smoothing surface. Refrigerate for 4 hours or until set.
  7. Top with lime zest. 

Serving Suggestion
For something a little special, create mini cheesecakes. Just divide the recipe into 6 individual tart tins.