Banoffee Cheesecake
Author: Z_nWCFQK-e8
Bananas, caramel and a no-cook cheesecake are combined in this delicious no-cook banoffee cheesecake recipe.
Ingredients
  • Juice of 1 lemon
For the base
  • 180 g (6 oz) Digestive biscuits, ginger biscuits, Graham crackers, ...
  • 75 g (2½ oz) melted butter
For the caramel
  • 400 g (14 oz) tin of sweetened condensed milk
  • 125 g (4 oz) butter
  • 125 g (4 oz) brown sugar
For the cheesecake
  • 450 g (16 oz) cream cheese
  • 300 g (10 oz) mashed bananas (about 3 medium bananas)
  • 250 g (8 oz) thick (stiff) cream
For decoration
  • 1 banana, sliced
Instructions
Prepare the base
  1. Place the biscuits in a polythene bag and crush them to bits with something heavy.
  2. To make the cheesecake base mixture, place the crushed biscuits in a bowl and mix well with the melted butter.
  3. Grease a 20 cm (8”) loose-bottomed cake tin (or a flan dish) with butter. Pour the base mixture into the tin and press it flat and even. Place in the 'fridge for 30 minutes to set.
Prepare the caramel
  1. Melt the butter in a pan and add the sugar. Heat over a low heat with stirring to dissolve the sugar.
  2. Once the mixture starts to foam, add in the condensed milk. Bring to the boil.
  3. Turn the heat down to simmer and continue to stir for 5 minutes until you have a lovely thick caramel. Turn off the heat and allow to cool for 10 minutes.
  4. Pour in the cooled caramel over the chilled base and spread evenly. Chill in the ‘fridge for around 1½ hours for the caramel to set.
Prepare the cheesecake
  1. In a large bowl briefly beat together the cream cheese and 1 tbsp of the lemon juice.
  2. Add the mashed banana and beat again briefly to obtain a smooth mix.
  3. Add the stiff cream and mix well.
  4. Pour the mixture over the cheesecake base, spread evenly then place in the fridge for 3-4 hours to set.
  5. Remove the cheesecake from the tin and transfer to a plate.
  6. Soak the sliced banana in the remaining lemon juice and use to decorate the top of the cheesecake.
Calories: 580 Fat: 39.4 Sugar: 43.7 Fiber: 1.3 Protein: 7.6 Cholesterol: 65.0
Titli's Tips
The caramel can be omitted to make a simple banana cheesecake.
Recipe by Titli's Busy Kitchen at http://titlisbusykitchen.com/recipe/banoffee-cheesecake-recipe