This cheesecake starts off amongst a uncomplicated combination of crushed crackers too melted butter all squashed into a baking tin.
As good every bit lining my baking tray amongst plastic wrap, I also similar to transcend it amongst plastic wrap. That agency yous tin house about other same-size tin on transcend too crush the biscuit base of operations downward every bit difficult every bit yous tin (I’ve been known to stand upward inwards the tin on i human foot to actually pack it down!). This helps to preclude the base of operations from crumbling besides much when yous field it later.
- 7oz graham crackers
- 4oz (1 stick) unsalted butter, melted
- ½ loving cup + 2 tbsp heavy cream
- 1 + ⅓ cups cream cheese (I used Philadelphia)
- ½ loving cup confectioners’ sugar
- 1 tsp vanilla extract
- 1 + 1/2 tbsp lemon juice
- Zest of 2 lemons
- 2 cups blueberries
- 3 tbsp granulated sugar
- Line a 20cmx20cm baking tin amongst plastic twine (or foil or parchment).
- Place the crackers into a bowl or handbag too musical rhythm out amongst a rolling pin. Mix the butter amongst the crackers crumbs too spoon the mixture into the prepared baking tray. Flatten too crush the crumbs downward every bit much every bit yous tin (I similar to house about other same-size tray on transcend to crush it down). Place inwards the fridge whilst yous brand the cream cheese layer.
- Place the cream into a large bowl too whisk until it only holds it’s shape. Add inwards the cream cheese, confectioners’ sugar, vanilla extract, lemon juice too lemon zest. Whisk in i lawsuit to a greater extent than until combined.
- Spoon the cream cheese mixture on transcend of the biscuit base of operations too score out amongst the dorsum of a spoon. Place dorsum inwards the fridge whilst yous brand the huckleberry topping.
- Place the blueberries too saccharide into a minor saucepan. Heat on a medium oestrus until the saccharide melts too the blueberries outset to loose their juices – stirring a dyad of times during cooking. It should accept nearly v minutes. Turn off the oestrus too larn out to cool to room temperature.
- Take the cheesecake out of the fridge too take away from the tin. Peel off the lining, too thus carefully cutting the cheesecake into 12 slices.
- Top each field amongst a spoonful of the huckleberry mixture earlier serving.
- Any leftover cheesecake tin live covered too refrigerated for upward to 2 days.