Huletts Xylitol Cheesecake

Conversions

intermediate

SERVES 16

Ingredients

Crust:

  • 200 g digestive biscuits (1 packet)
  • 60 ml (1/4 cup) soft tubs margarine, light, melted

Filling:

  • 750g (3 tubs) smooth low fat cottage cheese
  • 250ml (1 cup) Blueberries
  • 45ml (4 T) corn flour
  • 15ml (1 T) Vanilla Essence
  • 60 ml (1/4 cup) Huletts Xylitol

Topping:

  • 15 ml (1 T) Huletts Xylitol
  • 125ml (1/2 cup or tub) low fat cottage cheese
  • ½ cup fresh strawberries
  • ½ cup fresh blueberries

Method

  1. Pre heat the oven to 160⁰C. Grease a 23cm spring form tin.
  2. Place the biscuits in a food processor and blend to make crumbs. Mix with the melted margarine.
  3. Press the crumb mix into the base of the tin and place in the refrigerator for 20 minutes.
  4. Filling: Place the first lot of cottage cheese, blueberries, corn flour, vanilla essence and Xylitol into a food processor and blend together until well combined.
  5. Pour over the base of the chilled crust and bake for 45 minutes or until set.
  6. Remove from the oven and leave to cool completely before placing in the refrigerator for 2 hours. Gently loosen the tin and remove the cake.
  7. Topping: Carefully stir the Xylitol into the second lot of low fat cottage cheese and gently spread over the top of the cheesecake.
  8. Decorate the cheesecake with the berries before serving.

Nutritional Information:

  1. One serving or 1/16th of the cheesecake is equivalent to: 1/2 portion starch + ½ portion fruit + 1 portion low fat dairy/protein
  2. GI (calculated) = 50 (low GI). GL per 1/16 = 7.
  3. Nutritional info (per serving): Energy - 598kJ ; Protein – 6.9g ; Carbs – 14.2g ; Fat – 6.2g ; Fibre 30.7g

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Conversion Table

Cups Tablespoons Grams
Butter 1/4 cup 4 Tbsp 57g
1/3 cup 5 Tbsp + 1 tsp 76g
1 cup 16 Tbsp 227g
Flour/Sifted 1/4 cup 4 Tbsp 30g/27g
1/3 cup 5 Tbsp + 1 tsp 40g/35g
1/2 cup 8 Tbsp 60g/55g
1 cup 16 Tbsp 120g/110g
Granulated Sugar 1/4 cup 4 Tbsp 50g
1/3 cup 5 Tbsp + 1 tsp 65g
1/2 cup 8 Tbsp 100g
1 cup 16 Tbsp 200g
Brown Sugar/ Firmly Packed 1/4 cup 4 Tbsp 45g
1/3 cup 5 Tbsp + 1 tsp 60g
1/2 cup 8 Tbsp 90g
1 cup 16 Tbsp 180g
Water 1/4 cup 4 Tbsp 57g
1/3 cup 5 Tbsp + 1 tsp 76g
1/2 cup 8 Tbsp 114g
1 cup 16 Tbsp 227g