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Fresh cheesecake

  • Vegetarian Diet

    Diet based on cereals, pulses, nuts, seeds, vegetables, fruits and other animal foods such as honey and eggs. Excludes meat, fish, mollusks.


For the crust

  • In a bowl, add the butter. Cover with plastic wrap and microwave for 20 seconds at 800 Watts, until it melts.
  • Beat the cookies in a food processor until finely ground. Add the melted butter and beat to incorporate.
  • Transfer mixture to a 25 cm springform pan and press down on it with your hands to spread it evenly and make it compact.
  • Refrigerate to chill until you prepare the filling.

For the cream filling

  • In a mixer, beat the cream cheese, lemon zest, lemon juice, icing sugar and vanilla extract, until completely combined.
  • Add the heavy cream and beat until the mixture is light and fluffy.
  • Remove the crust from the refrigerator and spread the cream filling evenly over it. Smooth the surface with a spoon.
  • Refrigerate cheesecake for 2-3 hours, until completely chilled.

For the strawberry jam

  • Remove the stems from the strawberries and add them to a bowl.
  • Add the granulated sugar. Press on them with your hands to mash them, until the sugar dissolves completely.

To serve

  • Dip a knife into some hot water.
  • Cut a slice of cheesecake and transfer to a serving plate.
  • Top with strawberry jelly and mint leaves before serving.
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Nutrition information per portion

Calories (kcal)
23 %


Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

Total Fat (g)
49 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

Saturated Fat (g)
105 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

Total Carbs (g)
13 %


The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

Sugars (g)
31 %


Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

Protein (g)
9 %


It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

Fibre (g)
5 %


They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

Sodium (g)
8 %


A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo 917a1b6ba55874b5d139866e10c236ccff8cbaa226cb4c05ba54efca0b20cc63

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