No-bake Philadelphia Cheesecake with Raspberries Recipe

This cool and creamy no-bake Philadelphia Cheesecake with Raspberries is an indulgent addition to any summer lunch or alfresco dinner.

Prep time: 20 minutes, plus cooling and chilling
Effort: Easy
Yield: Serves 8 to 10

Ingredients

  • 150g digestive biscuits
  • 50g butter
  • 280g of Philadelphia original
  • 397g can condensed milk
  • 120ml double cream
  • Juice of 3 lemons and the zest of 1 lemon
  • 450g raspberries

Method

  1. Lightly grease a 20cm loose-bottomed cake tin with a little oil.
  2. Tip the digestive biscuits into a bag and bash with a rolling pin or something heavy, until fine crumbs form.
  3. Heat the butter until just melted (in a saucepan or microwave) then tip into the bag of biscuit crumbs and squidge around until the crumbs are fully coated in butter.
  4. Tip into the cake tin and press down well until evenly spread across the base then place in the fridge while you prepare the topping.
  5. Spoon the cream cheese into a large bowl, add the condensed milk, cream and lemon zest and mix really well until smooth.
  6. Stir in the lemon juice and whisk again until the mixture starts to thicken. Pour over the top of the chilled base and smooth the top.
  7. Place in the fridge for at least 4 hours, if not overnight until set.
  8. Remove from the tin and transfer to a serving plate.
  9. For the topping, place 1/3 of the raspberries into a sieve set over a bowl, then press the raspberries through the sieve to form a thick sauce.
  10. Drizzle the raspberry sauce over the top of the cheesecake then decorate with the raspberries, in concentric circles until the cake is totally covered.
  11. Serve immediately or return to the fridge until needed.
No-bake Philadelphia Cheesecake with Raspberries Recipe

Recipe notes

As a variation to this no-bake Philadelphia cheesecake with raspberries recipe - use finely crushed vanilla wafers instead of digestive biscuits.

You can easily substitute the raspberries for other seasonal berries like strawberries or blackberries

Tip: Use the bottom of a dry measuring cup to press the crumb mixture firmly onto bottom of the pan.