Cheesecake Crécy

Preparation info
  • Serves


    • Difficulty


Appears in
Sweet Dreams

By Josceline Dimbleby

Published 1985

  • About

A cheesecake made with carrots doesn’t sound very appealing, but anyone who has had the pleasure of tasting carrot cake will be well disposed towards it. Carrots have a subtly sweet taste, just right for the cheesecake, and also give it a marvellous colour.


For the cheesecake

  • 12 oz (350 g) carrots
  • 4 oz (100


Preheat the oven. Boil the carrots until soft. Meanwhile, put the flour, brown sugar and cinnamon into a bowl and mix together. Melt the butter in a pan and then pour it into the flour mixture and mix it thoroughly with a spoon. Turn the mixture into a loose-based -inch (