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Happy holiday healthy cheesecake

Happy holiday healthy cheesecake

Need to watch your weight after the holidays? This low fat baked ricotta cheese cake tastes just as good as the usual fattening kind.

The holiday is almost over and for many of us that also meant a lot (and we mean a lot) of eating. And then there’s very popular New Year’s resolution to lose weight.

Ask the experts and most say that you can still enjoy your treats, just in moderation. It’s all about being mindful of what you eat.

Another good idea is to make healthy alternatives to your favourite food. Pouyoukas Foods has the answer to this with this delicious low fat baked ricotta cheese cake that tastes just as good as the usual fattening kind. You can enjoy a guilt free indulgence with this cheesecake.

Look out for the new Pouyoukas Foods packaging on the shelves of your nearest supermarket stores.

Baked ricotta cheesecake

Makes 4 small ramekins

Ingredients

450g chilled fresh ricotta cheese

2 large eggs, lightly beaten

50g Pouyoukas potato flour

50g Pouyoukas rice flour

4 tablespoons (60ml) castor sugar

1 lemon zest

Squeeze fresh lemon juice

2 tablespoons (30ml) honey

Fresh lemon slices, to serve

Lemon rind, to serve

Honey, to serve

 

Method

Place the ricotta cheese in a large bowl and break up with a fork.

Add the eggs, potato flour, rice flour, castor sugar, lemon zest, lemon juice and honey.

Mix well until all ingredients are incorporated.

Grease four small ramekins and divide the mixture between all four, filling each almost to the top. Place on a baking tray in a preheated 180°C oven for 20 minutes or until the cheesecake is set.

Remove from the oven and cool to room temperature.

Run a knife around the edges of each cheesecake and carefully turn out.

Serve with fresh lemon slices, lemon rind and honey.

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