Baked cheesecake with a ginger crust

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Appears in
Orchards in the Oasis: Recipes, travel and memories

By Josceline Dimbleby

Published 2010

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Only when I reached New York did I realise how luscious a baked cheesecake can be. It started me off on endless experiments - finely grated orange or lemon rind is a good addition to this one.


  • 150 g ginger biscuits
  • 50 g butter, plus extra for greasing
  • 225


Butter a loose-based 22-23 cm round cake tin. Crush the biscuits in a food processor and turn into a large bowl. Melt the butter, pour onto the biscuits and stir to combine. Press evenly over the bottom of the cake tin and chill.

Heat the oven to