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Passion Fruit Cheesecake recipe | Woman & Home SA



  • 50g unsalted butter, melted
  • 200g digestives, crushed in a food processor
  • 4 gelatine leaves, soaked for 5 minutes
  • 300g crème fraiche
  • 500g cream cheese
  • 135g castor sugar
  • juice and zest 1 lemon
  • 1tsp vanilla extract
  • 6 passion fruit, plus 2 to decorate


  1. Mix the melted butter with the crushed biscuits,remove to the tin, spread out to make an even layer, pressing lightly to set. Set aside in the fridge for at least 30 minutes to firm up.
  2. Drain the gelatine and place in a small saucepan, cover with 2tbsp boiling water then mix to dissolve, add the crème fraiche and heat gently, and mix until smooth and combined.
  3. Beat together the cream cheese, sugar, lemon juice and zest, vanilla extract and passion fruit pulp. Beat in the crème fraiche mixture until well combined, pout into the tin and set aside in the fridge to firm up over night. To serve, spoon over the passion fruit pulp.

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