Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 0 mins

A quick and easy cheesecake.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. The Base:.
  2. Mix all 3 ingredients together.
  3. Press into a round 23cm tin.
  4. Put in the fridge to chill.
  5. The Filling:.
  6. Dissolve the Jell-o with the boiling water.
  7. Add lemon rind and lemon juice.
  8. In another bowl beat condensed milk and cream cheese together until blended.
  9. Add vanilla essence and Jell-o mix to cream cheese mix.
  10. Beat together until well blended.
  11. Pour mixture on top of crumbed crust base.
  12. Refrigerate until set. (I usually leave it to set overnight).
  13. For a change all the lemon ingredients (Jell-o, rind and juice) can be changed to lime or orange.
Most Helpful

This was certainly quick and easy. It doesn't have a true cheesecake texture, but still a very nice dessert. I found it a bit sweet, but DH who usually doesn't like sweet things loved it. Personally myself I would have put it in a 20 cm tin, just because I prefer my fillings on the deeper side. Will try it with a tropical jello next time.

jackandfiona April 15, 2005

5 stars!! I was handed this recipe from my mum (minus the cinnamon) about 20 years ago, I have made it countless times and it is perfect EVERY time. I like to top it with extra lemon jelly made with half only half the water and pour over the top to set, looks pretty and my kids love it. A have to try recipe, thanks for posting!

cookingpompom November 14, 2011

This is the recipe I have used for years except I used graham crakers for the crust.

yellow_rose05 November 18, 2006