29 Jan 2012

Nom: simple cheesecake style dessert treats

I made these easy but insanely yummy desserts when I had a couple of friends coming over in the week.

To make these faux strawberry cheesecakes you will need jam, greek yogurt, Philadelphia style soft cheese, ginger biscuits and strawberries.

First, crush your ginger biscuits.  You'll need 2 or 3 per person.  It doesn't all need to be crushed to dust, leave some chunks for texture.

Fill the bottom of dessert bowls or glasses like these with the crushed biscuits.

Next mix together around 250g greek yogurt (half the large tub) with half a tub of Philadelphia (125g) - this is enough to make 4 of the desserts.  Add a little sweetener if you like.

Blob half of the mixture between the four glasses.

Then put 4 tablespoons of jam into a bowl and mix it around until it becomes runny.

 Spoon half of the jam into each of the four glasses.

Then repeat with the remaining yogurt and cheese mixture and then finish with a layer of the leftover jam.

Finally, hull and quarter a small punnet of strawberries and share them between the glasses.  Done!

So incredibly easy to make and they taste delicious.  You can eat these immediately after making, but I think they taste best if you leave them for half an hour or so as the flavours blend and the biscuits soften slightly.

If you're interested, I also roughly worked out that these are around 8 weight watchers propoints.  Quite a lot, but they do taste amazingly good :)


  1. These look amazing! I am gonna go on a mission now to see how many syns they'd be on slimming world! x

  2. They look so yummy! And pretty healthy (anything with a tint of fruit in now healthy to me haha) I'm totally gonna try these for my flatmates! :) xx

  3. These look great, wonder if it would work dairy free? (I'm allergic to milk)

  4. Mmmm this sounds yum! Think I may have to give this a try for myself one day! :D xx

  5. Yum these sound and look amazing! x

  6. These look amazing! :) Thanks for sharing...I'll have to have a go at making these myself :) xx

  7. These look so so good and they're really easy to make, I'm going to have to try them :)

    Frances x
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  8. one of my favourates! they look sooooo yummy!

  9. mmmmm, the look really nice I make a cheats eton mess with greek yoghurt x

  10. YUM! I'm so going to have a go at making these, I can think of nothing better than eating this outside on a hot sunny day :)

  11. These look so delicious! I'm a big fan of cheesecake so I'm definitely going to have a go at making these :) xo

    Sophia @ Beauty In My Mind

  12. ooooh yummy! I love anything strawberry so this looks delicious. I'm hungry now, thanks for that! haha!

    Really good recipe idea though! Thanks for posting.

    Amelia @ UGLY DUCKLING x


  13. MMMMMmmmm Lovely! I bet they're not that bad on Weight Watchers too huh. I'm struggling Gem, weigh in supposed to be tonight but weighed myself this morning and have put on 2lbs! I could eat one of these cheesecakes for brekkie this morning xxx

    1. It's so hard hun I know, I put on more often than I lose - hopeless! xxx

  14. I'm constantly baking cakes, but have never tried anything like this before. It looks really simple and very yummy.. definitely a recipe I need to try! xx

  15. These look so good! I've seriously bookmarked this post for future reference haha x

  16. Cheesecake is my fave desert. Too lazy to make it properly but will be making this!!

  17. These look delicious!! Definitely want to give these a try
    Carissa xx

    Vanilla Crush Blog


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