Quick Lemon Cheese Pie

Quick Lemon Cheese Pie

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Freshly whipped cream blended with lemon and cottage cheese chilled on a crunchy biscuit base.

Quick Lemon Cheese Pie recipe - How to make Quick Lemon Cheese Pie

Setting Time:  60 min.   Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 4 to 5 servings
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Ingredients


For The Marie Base
1 cup crumbled marie biscuit
1/3 cup melted butter

For The Filling
2/3 cup whipped cream
1 1/2 tbsp lemon juice
1 lemon
1 cup cream cheese
1/2 cup powdered sugar
1/2 tsp lemon essence

For The Garnish
1/2 cup biscuit crumbs
lemon wedges

Method
For the base

    For the base
  1. Mix the biscuit crumbs with the melted butter and press the mixture into the base of a 175 mm. (7") diameter flan ring.
  2. Chill until firm.

For the filling

    For the filling
  1. Fold in the whipped cream with the lemon rind, juice, cream cheese, sugar and lemon essence.

How to proceed

    How to proceed
  1. Spread the filling over the base and chill until firm.

For the garnish

    For the garnish
  1. Remove the flan ring. Top the cheese pie with the biscuit crumbs forming criss cross patterns and decorate with lemon wedges.
  2. Serve chilled.

Tips
  1. The best way to crumble biscuits is to put them in a plastic bag.
  2. Or use a tea towel and crush using both hands till you get medium sized crumbs.
  3. Strawberry sauce complements this dessert very well.

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