Gin and Tonic Cheesecake

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Gin and Tonic Cheesecake

The perfect summer twist on a delicious cheesecake made with the help of our Convection Microwave, ideal to share with your loved ones at a BBQ party or any type of gathering.
Author: www.theideaskitchen.com.au

Ingredients

  • 250 g Digestive biscuits
  • 100 g Butter
  • 600 g Cream cheese
  • 100 g Icing sugar
  • 280 ml Zest of a lemon
  • 30 ml Gin
  • 10 ml Tonic

Instructions

  • Butter and line a 23cm loose bottomed cake tin with parchment paper
  • Crush the biscuits to a crumb in a large bowl
  • Melt the butter on MEDIUM MICROWAVE for 1 min or until melted then add to the biscuits and mix thoroughly
  • Tip them into the prepared tin and press firmly to make an even layer, leave to set
  • Place the cream cheese, icing sugar, lemon zest, double cream and gin and tonic in to a bowl. Beat with an electric whisk until smooth or until the mixture has thickened
  • Spoon it on to the biscuit base and smooth it so its evenly spread. Leave to set in the fridge overnight
  • Remove carefully from the tin on to a serving plate. Top with a hand full of crushed meringue and lemon slices and zest before serving