Create a simple yet delicious Strawberry and Vanilla Cheesecake for your friends and family this summer.
  • Serves: 8
  • Prep Time: 0 mins

What you'll need

 

150g SPAR digestive biscuits

90g SPAR dairy butter

3 sheets gelatine, cut in strips

400g cream cheese

75g caster sugar

1 tsp vanilla extract

150ml SPAR double cream

250tbsp strawberry jam

400g strawberries, hulled

icing sugar

Method

Place 150g digestive biscuits in a food bag and crush. 

 

Combine with 90g melted butter and press into a 20cm loose bottomed spring form tin and chill. 

 

Soak 3 sheets gelatine in 3 tbsp water until softened. 

 

Beat 400g cream cheese, 75g caster sugar and 1 tsp vanilla in a large bowl until smooth. 

 

Whisk 150ml double cream until thick and fold into the into the cream cheese mix.

 

Warm the gelatine in a small pan, until melted – do not boil or it will not set the cheesecake - carefully fold into the mixture. 

 

Spread 250g strawberry jam over the base, then top with the cheese mixture.  Smooth the surface and chill for at least 3 hours.