Basic Cheesecake

Basic Cheesecake

375g ricotta
375g cream cheese
1 1/3 cup caster sugar
3 eggs
1 tbsp finely grated lemon rind
1 tsp vanilla extract

Base:
125g shortbread biscuits
1/2 cup almond meal
45g butter, melted

1. Preheat the oven to 140 C. To make the base, process the biscuits in a food processor untiled crushed. Add almond meal and butter and process until combined. Grease a round 22cm springform tin and line the base with baking paper. Press the crumb mix over the base and
refrigerate.
2. Place the ricotta and the cream cheese in a food processor and process until smooth. Add the sugar, eggs, lemon rind and vanilla and process until combined. Pour mixture over the base and bake for 1 hour and 10 minutes or until set. Allow to cool in the tin, then serve.

Serves 8-10.

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