5 Modern Cheesecake Recipes

Who doesn’t love a delicious cheesecake, especially for desert or with a cup of tea at the end of a long day? Well, we have tracked down five of the most unique cheesecake recipes, which are easy to recreate and will make your grandmother proud!

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Creme Brulee Cheesecake

Pretend like you’re the next Amelie Poulain with this mouth-watering take on a classic cheesecake. Featuring a fluffy texture and a crispy exterior with fresh berries, it’s bound to be a hit with friends and family.


Salted Caramel Cheesecake

With a combination of dark chocolate and caramel, it’s no wonder this recipe is giving us major FOMO! Main ingredients include flour, sugar, salt, butter, eggs, ice water, milk, cream and chocolate – easy!


Original New York Cheesecake

If you’re more of a traditional girl, then a New York cheesecake should be at the top of your list. Bring a little modern twist to the recipe with a generous serving of fresh berries and jam over the top.


Rose Tea Cheesecake

Filled with strawberry jam and a sponge base, this cheesecake is perfectly complemented with a warm cup of tea. If you’re feeling a little bit fancy, top off with dried rose petals and rose buds.


Ricotta Cheesecake

We’re finishing off with a classic ricotta cheesecake for those who prefer something a little more savoury. For the base, use approximately half a pack of digestive biscuits and prep them in the food processor with a pinch of butter. Press the base into a tin, then even out with a spatula.


What’s your favourite cheesecake from the list?

Images via Kwestia Smaku, Life Made Simple Bakes, Table Feast, Chubbeh Face, Saharisha,

April 16, 2015

Ruby Grapefruit Cheesecake With Rosewater Syrup Recipe

Just in case you missed the chance to make your mum’s day today, make it up to her with this amazing and inspiring recipe to remind her how special she is the next chance you get.

Preparation time: 30 minutes
Cooking time: 5 minutes


1¼ cups sweet biscuit crumbs

80g butter, melted

500g Philadelphia Block Cream Cheese, softened

¾ cup caster sugar

¼ cup ruby grapefruit juice

3 teaspoons gelatine dissolved in ¼ cup boiling water

1 cup thickened cream, softly whipped

¾ cup sugar

1/3 cup water

2 teaspoons rosewater

2-3 ruby grapefruit, segmented

1/4 cup pistachio nuts, for decoration, optional


  1. Combine the biscuit crumbs and butter then press into the base of a greased and lined 20cm round springform pan. Chill.
  2. Beat the Philly and sugar with an electric mixer until smooth. Add the juice, beat well, then stir in the gelatine. Gently fold through the cream then the pour mixture over the prepared base. Refrigerate for 3 hours or until set.
  3. Combine the sugar and water in a saucepan and stir over the heat until the sugar has dissolved then bring to the boil. Reduce the heat and simmer for approx. 10 minutes until thickened. Stir through the rosewater and cool. Decorate the cheesecake with grapefruit segments and a drizzle of syrup, sprinkle over the pistachios prior to slicing.
May 11, 2014

Strawberry Cheesecake Jars Recipe

How adorable are these strawberry cheesecake jars? Whether you serve them for your special someone on Valentine’s Day, or pack them for a summer picnic, you’ll love how luscious and creamy this cheesecake recipe tastes. Best of all, you only need four ingredients!

1 jar of Anathoth Farm Strawberry Jam (or flavour of your choice)
1 packet of white chocolate and macadamia nut cookies
250g mascarpone
220g cream cheese

1. Crumble cookies into a small mixing bowl to resemble a fine crumb and set aside.

2. Add ½ a jar of Anathoth Farm Strawberry Jam, mascarpone and cream cheese into a large mixing bowl; stir until well combined and smooth.

3. Evenly distribute the cookie crumble amongst serving jars, setting aside a small amount to top each cheesecake with, top with strawberry cheese cake mix, add a layer of strawberry jam, top with cookie crumble and serve.

Optional: Mix 1 tbsp of melted butter into the cookie crumble before dividing it amongst the jars to form a more traditional cheesecake base.

New York cheesecake? Baked? Ricotta? What’s your favourite cheesecake recipe?

January 31, 2014