Lemon & Vanilla Curd Cake (Irish Cheesecake)

READY IN: 1hr 15mins
Recipe by littleturtle

Delicately flavoured cheesecake made with cottage cheese.

Top Review by Shawna Landers

This was a lovely cheesecake. The lemon taste was wonderful and I believe that the cottage cheese gave it a wonderful texture. This receipe was easy to make and I plan on making it again in the future!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F (gas mark 4), warm a baking sheet and grease a loose-bottomed flan tin.
  2. Roll out the shortcrust pastry until thin, then line the flan tin with the dough, trimming off any excess.
  3. Chill pastry case in the fridge.
  4. Cream the butter and sugar together until fluffy, then beat in the egg yolks, flour, lemon rind, lemon juice and sieved cottage cheese.
  5. Mix well, then spoon into the pastry case.
  6. Mix topping ingredients together and spread on top of the curd filling.
  7. Place the flan tin on the warmed baking sheet and bake for approximately 1 hour or until the top is lightly browned and slightly firm.
  8. Dust with powdered sugar and serve cool but not chilled.

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