Northamptonshire Cheesecakes

Recipe by MarieRynr
READY IN: 40mins
SERVES: 14-16




  • Roll out the pastry on a lightly floured surface and use to line 14 to 16 lightly greased patty tins.
  • Set oven to 350ºF or mark 4.
  • In a bowl, beat the curd or cheese until smooth.
  • Put the butter, eggs and sugar in a saucepan and heat gently, stirring , until thickened, but do not allow to boil!
  • Remove from the heat and stir in the curd or cheese, then add the currants, lemon rind and almond essence.
  • Combine well and fill the tins.
  • Sprinkle a little nutmeg over each and bake for 20 to 25 minutes until well risen and golden.
  • Serve hot or cold.