The best ever no-bake cheesecake

Oct 18, 2020
This delicious dessert is perfect for any occasion! Source: Getty.

This simple base recipe is by far one of the best out there for a super quick and low-maintenance dessert treat. With just seven easy ingredients that you probably already have sitting somewhere in your kitchen, there’s nothing difficult about getting a hold on this recipe.

Not only is it perfect for those days when you just have no time or energy to whip something difficult up but it’s also a guaranteed crowd pleaser thanks to its universally delicious flavour. So you never have to worry about serving this one up to family and friends for your next big event!


  • 250 g sweet plain biscuits
  • 125 g unsalted butter, melted
  • 375 g cream cheese softened
  • 1 lemon, zested
  • 2 tsp vanilla essence
  • 1/3 cup lemon juice
  • 400g sweetened condensed milk


  1. Process biscuits until finely crushed. Add butter and mix well.
  2. Press half of the biscuit mixture into the base of a greased and lined 20 cm springform tin. Use a glass or spoon to push the remainder of the mixture around the sides of the tin. Refrigerate for 15 minutes.
  3. Beat the cream cheese until smooth and creamy. Add lemon zest and vanilla and beat well. Gradually add the condensed milk and lemon juice, and continue to beat until smooth.
  4. Pour into the prepared tin and refrigerate overnight. Serve.

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