home made cakes for special days and elevenses

Friday, 29 July 2011

Forever Nigella #7 - Iced Dreams: London Cheesecake



I would love to participate in this event by making one of Nigella's ice creams, but unfortunately there is barely room in the freezer for a Cornetto never mind a whole tub of the good stuff. However an invite to a friend's BBQ last weekend presented a perfect opportunity to knock up one of my favourite Nigella chilled desserts instead, her lovely London cheesecake.




As far as I can tell this receipe is foolproof. I have made it many times and not experienced a disaster yet. In fact I dread to think how many slices of this I have eaten in the last few years. Best not to think about these things probably. The recipe comes from Domestic Goddess, but Nigella has kindly published it online as well:

http://www.nigella.com/recipes/view/london-cheesecake-147

The cheesecake is lovely on its own, but I have added a few raspberries to mine for a more summery taste. These would also have worked well as a coulis drizzled on top.




Forever Nigella #7 is hosted by Arthi at Soul Curry, with the homepage belonging to Maison Cupcake. Pay them a visit to see more chilled and frozen Nigella treats.

3 comments:

  1. My freezer is chockablock right now too! I've always meant to make this cheesecake, it looks wonderful and I could serve it some of my home grown raspberries (that are filling my freezer!).
    Thanks for taking part in Forever Nigella!

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  2. Oh my! This looks so delicious. Like Sarah, I've always meant to make this cheesecake, and after seeing this, I have to make it real soon.

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  3. This looks absolutely stunning- beautiful photographs Lucy. I must give it a go- you've sold it to me!

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