Baked Black Cherry Cheesecake

Black Cherry cheesecake is the perfect addition to any barbecue or picnic – it’s cold,delicious and fruity. What better pudding for a summers day.  You will need an 8″ cake tin, greased and lined with a loose base.


6oz Digestive Biscuits
3oz Butter
2 oz  Demerara Sugar
360g Full Fat Cream Cheese
4oz Caster Sugar
3 Eggs
1 tablespoon CornFlour
1/2 pint Double Cream
1/2 teaspoon Vanilla Essence
1 tin of Black Cherry fruit filling


Pre heat the oven to 150 Degrees. Put the digestive biscuits in a freezer bag and seal- then roll a rolling pin over them so that they turn into crumbs. Put the butter and demerara sugar into a sauce pan and heat until melted. Pour in the crushed biscuits and mix together. Place this in the bottom of the cake tin and flatten down. Pop this in the fridge until set.

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To make the filling:

Put the cream cheese and sugar into a bowl and stir together. Separate your eggs into egg yolk and egg whites. Place the egg yolks into the bowl with the cream cheese and sugar and mix together. Add the corn flour,vanilla essence and half of the double cream.Mix this all together until smooth. Whisk the egg whites until stiff and then gently fold into the mixture.

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Spoon this mixture onto the biscuit base and bake in the oven for 50 minutes.

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After 50 minutes turn off the oven but leave the cheese cake inside for an hour. Remove from the oven and let it cool further at room temperature.

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Whisk up the remaining double cream and decorate all around the sides of the cheese cake and then place the black cherry filling into the middle.

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Place into the fridge until cold. It will then be ready to serve..

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Happy Baking and enjoy

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Written by Sally Laker

Sally Laker grew up on the Isle of Wight and studied music at Chichester University. She worked as a store manager and medical administration assistant before going full-time with her cake-making business, Sally4Cakes. In 2014, she was named Home-Based Businesswoman Of The Year at the Kent Women In Business awards and in 2017 won Home Based Business of the Year at the Independent Business Awards Kent .
In 2016 she made the wedding cake for Gregg Wallace's marriage to Anna, which was featured in Hello Magazine, along with all the major UK newspapers and even on the TV !!
In 2019 Sally retired from her cake business and now works for a local business, Interpreting Matters, who help to provide sign language interpreters for deaf adults. She still bakes for family and friends in her spare time and is enjoying having time to explore the beautiful Kent countryside for the Baldhiker

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