Quick cherry cheesecake

By Hope Malau
16 July 2017

A no-baking dessert that’s effortless to prepare.

Serves 4-6 Cooking: 15 min Chilling: 2 hours Preparation: 10 min


  • 100 g frozen cherries
  • 60 ml (¼ c) sugar
  • 60 ml (¼ c) water
  • juice of ½ lemon


  • Chocolate biscuits
  • 500g cream cheese
  • 375 g condensed milk

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1. Syrup Place the cherries in a saucepan with the sugar and water. Bring to a boil, reduce the heat to simmer for 15 minutes or until thick. Stir in the lemon juice and set aside.

2. Cheese cake Crush the biscuits using a rolling pin until breadcrumb consistency.

3. In a bowl beat the cream cheese until smooth. Beat in the condensed milk until well incorporated.

4. Place crushed biscuits in serving glasses, spoon over the cream cheese mixture and finish off with the cherry syrup. Refrigerate for 2 hours and serve garnished with fresh fruit.

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