Strawberry Cheesecake

Strawberry Cheesecake with Strawberry and Basil Sorbet and Black Pepper Tuile

Preparation info
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Appears in
On The Menu: Seasonal Recipes for a Culinary Life

By James Mackenzie

Published 2011

  • About

I love using strawberries when they’re in season: the quintessential English summer fruit. They’re on our menu in numerous ways but this dish always goes down a treat.

It uses strawberries in four different ways, but you could always just serve the cheesecake with some fresh strawberries and keep it simple.


For the cheesecake base

  • 40 g ground almonds
  • 40 g plain flour
  • 40


Pre-heat the oven to 150°C/gas mark 2.

To make the cake base, mix all of the ingredients together to make a light crumb. Press into a 20cm cake ring and smooth with the back of a spoon. Bake at 150°C/ga