Kia ora, e hoa! Looking for a show-stopping dessert that’s easy to make and bursting with fresh New Zealand flavour?
Look no further than this Kiwifruit No-Bake Cheesecake.

This creamy delight features a classic plain biscuit crust, a smooth and tangy cream cheese filling studded with juicy kiwifruit, and a sweet kiwifruit glaze that takes it to the next level.
It’s perfect for summer BBQs, potlucks, or just a sweet treat at home.

Here’s why you’ll love this no-bake cheesecake:

  1. No oven required!
    Perfect for hot days or when you’re short on time.
  2. Simple and easy to make. Even beginner bakers can whip this up with ease.
  3. Packed with fresh kiwi flavour.
    The perfect way to celebrate New Zealand’s delicious fruit.
  4. Creamy, tangy, and absolutely delicious!
Yield: 12 servings

How to Make a Delicious No-Bake Kiwifruit Cheesecake

Plated Kiwifruit No-Bake Cheesecake

Ditch the oven and whip up this delicious Kiwifruit No-Bake Cheesecake in no time! Creamy, tangy, and bursting with kiwifruit goodness, it's the perfect Kiwi summer dessert.

Prep Time 10 minutes
Additional Time 4 hours
Total Time 4 hours 10 minutes

Ingredients

For the crust:

  • 150g (5 oz) plain biscuits, crushed (Nice, plain wine or digestive biscuits)
  • 60g unsalted butter, melted
  • 2 tablespoons granulated sugar

For the filling:

  • 750g cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup icing sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1 cup heavy cream, whipped to stiff peaks
  • 2 kiwifruit, peeled and diced

For the glaze:

  • 1/4 cup kiwifruit juice
  • 1 tablespoon icing sugar

Instructions

  1. Make the crust:
    Combine crushed biscuits, melted butter, and sugar in a bowl.

    Press into the bottom of a springform pan.
    Refrigerate for at least 30 minutes.
  2. Make the filling:
    Beat cream cheese, icing sugar, vanilla extract, and lemon juice until smooth.
    Fold in whipped cream and diced kiwifruit.

    Pour the filling over the crust and smooth the top.
  3. Make the glaze:
    Combine kiwifruit juice and icing sugar in a small saucepan.
    Heat over low heat, stirring constantly, until the sugar dissolves. Let cool slightly.

    Pour the glaze over the top of the cheesecake and refrigerate for at least 4 hours, or overnight.
    Decorate with fresh kiwifruit slices before serving.

Notes

Tips:

  • Use full-fat cream cheese for the best results.
  • Make sure all your ingredients are at room temperature before starting.
  • Don't overmix the filling, or it will become runny.
  • If you don't have kiwifruit juice, you can use orange juice or pineapple juice instead.
  • For a chocolate twist, add 1/4 cup cocoa powder to the filling.

Variations:

  • Use other fruits in the filling, such as feijoa, strawberries, blueberries, or raspberries.
  • Add a swirl of chocolate or caramel sauce to the top of the cheesecake.
  • Top with chopped nuts or granola for added texture.

Serving suggestions:

  • Serve chilled with whipped cream and fresh fruit.
  • Drizzle with additional glaze.
  • Cut into squares and serve as finger food.
  • This Kiwifruit No-Bake Cheesecake is a guaranteed crowd-pleaser.
    So go ahead and give it a try!

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

12

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving:Calories: 408Total Fat: 34gSaturated Fat: 20gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 11gCholesterol: 96mgSodium: 245mgCarbohydrates: 23gFibre: 1gSugar: 19gProtein: 5g

"These values are automatically calculated and offered for guidance only. Their accuracy is not guaranteed."


Shane Lowry

Shane Lowry is the author of Good Food To Eat, a website that provides recipes and cooking help.He is a home cook who enjoys sharing his passion for food with others. Lowry’s mother is a chef, and she taught him the basics of cooking and baking when he was young.He also has experience running a catering business with his wife, specializing in finger foods and full meals for people with dietary restrictions such as gluten-free, vegan, and low-carb.Through his various cooking experiences, Lowry has learned what makes a great recipe: simple to follow, yet delicious and satisfying. That’s why he focuses on creating step-by-step recipes that are easy for anyone to make, regardless of their cooking skills.

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