Vanilla Cheesecake



Recipe Credit: Umme Aa’ishah 




  • 500g Philadelphia cheese (full fat)
  • 250g mascarpone cheese (full fat)
  • 1 tsp vanilla essence
  • 125g icing sugar
  • 300ml cream
  • 300g digestive biscuits
  • 150g melted butter
  • Raspberry / strawberry coulis / coulis of your choice (optional)
  • Fresh fruit


  1. Recite Bismillah.
  2. Crush Biscuits in a food processor.
  3. Pour in the butter & blend.
  4. Press down firmly in a 8″ round tin.
  5. In a stand mixer or a electric whisk mix the Philadelphia cheese, mascarpone cheese, icing sugar & vanilla until smooth.
  6. Mix in the double cream & whisk slowly till the mixture is thick & holds its shape.
  7. Spread the mixture over the biscuit base.
  8. Allow to set for a few hours.
  9. Remove from tin, decorate & enjoy!


  • This recipe will make 35 (2oz) shot glasses.
  • If you are making this cheesecake in shot glasses & do not want a well set base only add enough melted butter so that the biscuits stick together when pressed but still very crumbly.

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