Escape to a tropical paradise with this Creamy Lemon & Feijoa Cheesecake.
This no-bake recipe is perfect for summer days when you want a delicious and refreshing dessert without turning on the oven.

The tangy sweetness of feijoas, a unique fruit with pineapple and guava notes, is perfectly balanced with the zesty lemon flavour, creating a taste sensation that is both familiar and exotic.
Plus, the no-bake crust makes this recipe quick and easy to prepare, so you can be enjoying this delightful dessert in no time!

No baking required!
This refreshingly tangy cheesecake features a creamy lemon filling swirled with vibrant feijoas, all nestled in a buttery biscuit base.
It’s the perfect summer dessert for all occasions.

Yield: 12 servings

Luscious Lemon & Feijoa No-Bake Cheesecake

Creamy Lemon & Feijoa Cheesecake

Dive into a creamy explosion of sweet lemon and tropical feijoa with this easy no-bake cheesecake recipe.
Perfect for summer gatherings or a decadent treat, this melt-in-your-mouth dessert is sure to impress.
No oven required!

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

Ingredients

For the base:

  • 250g digestive biscuits, crushed
  • 125g unsalted butter, melted
  • 1/4 cup (60g) granulated sugar

For the filling:

  • 600g cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup white (granulated) sugar
  • 1/4 cup (60ml) lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 cups (500ml) thickened (whipping) cream, whipped stiff peaks
  • 2 feijoas, diced

Instructions

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

    Press the mixture evenly into the bottom and sides of a 23cm springform pan.
    Refrigerate for at least 30 minutes.
  2. Make the filling:
    In a large bowl, cream together the cream cheese and sugar until light and fluffy.

    Beat in the lemon juice and vanilla extract until combined.
    Fold in the whipped cream until just combined.
  3. Assemble the cheesecake:
    Pour the cream cheese mixture into the prepared crust.
    Gently swirl in the diced feijoas.

    Refrigerate for at least 4 hours, or until set.
  4. Serve: Top with additional feijoa slices, if desired.

Notes

Tips:

  • For a smooth cheesecake filling, make sure the cream cheese is softened to room temperature before beating.
  • Don't overmix the filling, as this can make it tough.
  • If you don't have feijoas, you can substitute with other fruits, such as mangoes, berries, or pineapple.
  • This cheesecake can be decorated with whipped cream, chocolate shavings, or fresh fruit.

Variations:

  • Chocolate Swirl:
    Add 1/2 cup (120ml) of melted chocolate to the filling and swirl it in before pouring it into the crust.
  • Berry Swirl:
    Add 1 cup (237ml) of fresh berries to the filling and swirl it in before pouring it into the crust.
  • Mango Swirl:
    Add 1 cup (237ml) of diced mango to the filling and swirl it in before pouring it into the crust.

Serving Suggestions:

  • Serve the cheesecake cold, with your favourite toppings.
  • Pair it with a cup of tea or coffee for a delightful afternoon treat.
  • Make it for a special occasion, such as a birthday or holiday party.

Conclusion:


This No-Bake Lemon & Feijoa Cheesecake is a delicious and easy dessert that's perfect for any occasion.
It's sure to impress your guests with its fresh and flavourful taste.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

12

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving:Calories: 362Total Fat: 30gSaturated Fat: 18gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 10gCholesterol: 75mgSodium: 217mgCarbohydrates: 19gFibre: 1gSugar: 12gProtein: 4g

"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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