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No Bake Cheesecake Recipe

Updated on October 25, 2015

How to make the yummiest cheesecake

Cheesecake is a favourite dessert and considered to be a sophisticated treat to have for morning or afternoon tea. This is a very easy and simple recipe to make, it is for people who don't like to bake and just like to mix things, like me. . . first of all you need to reserve half an hour to make this easy no bake cheesecake.


  • 180 g sweet biscuit
  • 90 g unsalted butter, melted
  • 250 g packet cream cheese, softened
  • 1 can condensed milk
  • 1/3 cup lemon juice
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla essence

Step by step instructions

  1. Put the 180 g sweet biscuit into a plastic bag and by using a rolling pin crush it finely.
  2. Transfer the crushed biscuit in a bowl and add the 90g of melted butter. Mix well using a spatula.
  3. Then press the mixture in a 23 cm foil line pie plate/pan and form your crust /base here. Always press the crumbs firmly into the base of the pan using the bottom of glass or the back of the spoon.
  4. Put the pie plate in the fridge to chill for about 10-15 minutes.

While your crust/base chills in the fridge . . .

5. In a bowl beat the cream cheese until smooth and creamy.

6. Gradually add and beat in 1 can of condensed milk in the bowl.

7. Add 1/3 cup of lemon juice and vanilla, mix well and continue to beat until smooth.

8. Now spoon over the mixture evenly into the chilled shell/base, smooth the surface and refrigerate for about 3 - 4 hours but best to leave overnight.

9.You can top or decorate it with passionfruit pulp or grated chocolate when you're ready to serve.

So what are you waiting for !! Happy Cheesecake making !!!

Before you start just make sure you have all the ingredients and don't forget to read my tips for making this delish cheesecake!

Some tips:

Suggested biscuit to use for the crush: "Arnotts Nice Biscuit" but if you don't like the base to be so sweet, you can use the Arrowroot biscuit.

• If you don't want to crush the biscuit using a rolling pin, you can crush the biscuit in the food processor.

- Never use green lemons as the filling won't set.

• You can top the cheesecake with, mango pulp or any fresh fruit slice e.g. kiwi fruit, strawberry or whatever fruit that is in season, You can also dust the cheesecake with icing sugar, cocoa or chocolate powder, or serve with whipped cream on top.

• For a firmer cheesecake you can add a little gelatine, just dissolve 1 tsp. gelatine in 1 tablespoon hot water and fold through the mixture.

• Cheesecake is best made 24 hours prior to using.

Please note that the time taken may be longer depending on materials and familiarity with recipe.

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      gillian 3 years ago

      the condensed milk is how many ML or gram? cos I am staying in Singapore and not sure whether your can is same as selling here. Thanks!

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      Bernadyn 3 years ago from Jacksonville, Florida

      This looks good! I've never tried making any kind of cheesecake but always wanted to, pinning this and hopefully can try this summer. :)

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      shirley pitts 3 years ago

      I had this No bake cheesecake at my sister's home,Pat Roseberry, yesterday and it's wonderful.

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      Devika Primić 3 years ago from Dubrovnik, Croatia

      Awesome recipe and looks delicious

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      Toy Tasting 3 years ago from Mumbai

      This looks so simple. I had never imagined cheesecakes to be made so easily. Thanks for sharing the information. :)

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      Nombuso 5 years ago

      Wow,its sounds delicious and easy to make.will be trying it soon,thank u!

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      Marike 5 years ago

      supper easy, I love it!!

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      Alina 5 years ago

      Really easy to make and super tasty. Will be making it again.

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      penny 5 years ago

      i tried but still look watery after i kept in the fridge about 9 hours.maybe is it i covered the surface?should let it open and keep in the freezer instead?

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      Lisa 5 years ago

      This sounds delicious. Is the condensed milk sweetened or unsweetened?

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      Shon 5 years ago

      I love it.and its so easy the kids can make cant wait to make it again......

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      Brittney 6 years ago

      i luv dis recipe. its gr8

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      abc 6 years ago

      that i amazing

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      Ashley 6 years ago

      This is just the thing i need thanks :)xx

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      Brooke 6 years ago

      WOW... amazing cheesecake! My boyfriend and I made it today, and used Oreos for the base. Thanks for this great recipe!

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      cheesecake recipe 6 years ago

      "Very Inspiring and Truly Exceptional" is all that I can say.

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      kathryn1000 6 years ago from London

      Sound delicious.

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      ellen 7 years ago

      awesome recipe!! tastes divine, i made this for a dinner party and everyone loved it!!!

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      stars439 7 years ago from Louisiana, The Magnolia and Pelican State.

      stunning and delicious. god bless you

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      Research Analyst 8 years ago

      This is my favorite no bake cheesecake recipe, its so simple to make and I usually have some cream cheese in the fridge anyway for my ritz crackers.

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      jane 8 years ago

      thank you for sharing this. i really love cheesecake and this sounds like a cheaper and better alternative to buying one from the cakeshop. :-)

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      christine almaraz 8 years ago from colorado springs

      Sounds good. I'll have to make it for my husband. He'd kill for cheesecake.

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      Enelle Lamb 8 years ago from Canada's 'California'

      This sounds exactly like the cheese cake I used to eat when I was a kid...great recipe :D thanks, I'm looking forward to trying it out!

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      Dottie1 8 years ago from MA, USA

      What a treat! Thanks for the recipe.

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      Triplet Mom 8 years ago from West Coast

      Wow this sounds really easy. I am going to have to give it a try. I absolutely love Cheesecake.

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      zylla3philippines 8 years ago from Anaheim, CA

      That picture looks inviting!

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      BkCreative 8 years ago from Brooklyn, New York City

      This is just what I need. And when you think about it - isn't it more eco-friendly - better than turning on an oven? Will try it.


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      Cindy Vine 8 years ago from Cape Town

      wow sounds superb!

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      Susan Ng Yu 8 years ago from Cebu, Philippines

      This sounds really yummy and easy to make.  I'm going to try this when my husband gets back from out of town. Do you have more no-bake cake recipes? :)