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Berry Cheesecake

Celebrate the festive season with this colourful and full of flavour cheesecake!

Recipe adapted from CSIRO. General healthy eating advice only.

Image credit, CSIRO. 

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Berry Cheesecake

10 minutes preparation time

Cooking time: 35 minutes, plus 60 minutes to cool

Serves 8


  • Olive oil spray
  • 400g reduced-fat ricotta
  • 1 tablespoon plain flour
  • 3 tablespoon white sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • Finely grated zest (green skin) of 1 lime
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 200g berries (choose raspberries, blueberries, strawberries or mixed berries), lightly crushed if fresh or defrosted and very well drained if frozen
  • 100g berries to serve (optional)


  1. Preheat oven to 160°C. Spray an 18cm springform tin with olive oil and line the base with baking paper.
  2. Combine all the ingredients, except the berries, in a food processor and process until smooth.
  3. Spoon half the mixture into the prepared tin, then sprinkle the berries over the top and lightly swirl through.
  4. Spoon over the remaining mixture and smooth the top of the cake.
  5. Bake for 30–35 minutes or until just set.
  6. Turn the oven off and allow the cake to cool in the oven for 1 hour.
  7. Remove cake and cool completely before serving.
  8. If you’re not eating the cake as soon as it has cooled, refrigerate until ready to serve.
  9. Serve with extra fresh or frozen berries if preferred


  • Frozen berries such as raspberries, blueberries or blackberries, are a budget friendly way to replace fresh berries and still provide taste and nutrition.
  • Give frozen berries time to thaw before adding them into the mix and drain them well.
  • Seasonal produce used in this recipe: strawberries, berries.

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