• Peter Alton

Baked Strawberry Cheesecake

Updated: Nov 9, 2020

This dessert always goes down well and people always ask if they can take some home. Use your own fruit combinations to make your own delicious cheesecake.


16 Digestive biscuits

1tbs Golden Syrup

60g Melted butter

600g Cream cheese

2 tbsp Plain flour

175g Caster sugar

Vanilla extract

2 eggs, plus 1 yolk

142ml Pot soured cream

300g Strawberries


Heat the oven to 180C/fan 160C/gas 4.

Crush the digestive biscuits in a food processor (or put in a plastic bag and bash with a rolling pin) until like fine breadcrumbs.

Mix with the melted butter and the golden syrup. Press into a 20cm springform tin and bake for 5 minutes, then cool.

Beat the cream cheese with the flour, caster sugar, a few drops of vanilla extract, 2 eggs, 1 yolk and the soured cream until light and fluffy.

Stir in half of the soft fruit and pour into the tin.

Bake for 40 minutes and then check, it should be set but slightly wobbly in the centre. Leave in the tin to cool.

Once cool arrange the remaining fruit on top.

Serve with fresh cream or crème fraiche.

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