Plated Kiwifruit No-Bake Cheesecake

Kiwifruit Dream: No-Bake Cheesecake with a Twist

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!
Plated Kiwifruit No-Bake Cheesecake

How to Make a Delicious No-Bake Kiwifruit 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.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 minutes
Resting Time 4 hours
Total Time 4 hours 10 minutes
Course Dessert, Snack
Cuisine New Zealand
Servings 12 serves
Calories 408 kcal

Equipment

  • Large bowl
  • Saucepan
  • Electric mixer
  • Springform pan

Ingredients
  

For the crust:

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

For the filling:

  • 750 g cream cheese softened
  • 1 cup icing sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ¼ cup lemon juice
  • 1 cup heavy cream whipped to stiff peaks
  • 2 kiwifruit peeled and diced

For the glaze:

  • ¼ cup kiwifruit juice
  • 1 tablespoon icing sugar

Instructions
 

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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!
Keyword desserts, no-bake cheesecake

1 Comment

  1. 5 stars
    This cheesecake is delicious and easy to make. Waiting for it to set in the fridge is hard to do hehe

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