Lemon and ginger cheesecake recipe

With just a squeeze of lemon and a pinch of ginger, this deluxe lemon and ginger cheesecake is sure to be a crowd pleaser.
A view of a lemon and ginger cheesecake from above. The cake has a slice cut in it. It is topped with white frosting and yellow drizzle. It is on top of a cake cooling rack.

Key information

Preparation time: 20 minutes

Cooking time: None

Serves: 12

Recipe difficulty rating: Medium

Allergens: Remember to provide a list of potential allergens for each item served at your Coffee Morning event so people can clearly see what ingredients they contain. You can use our cake labels, but make sure you write clearly in block capitals and black ink.


For the cheesecake

225g Ginger biscuits - crushed

115g Unsalted butter - melted

300g Full fat soft cheese

250ml Double cream

2 Lemons - juice and zest

4 tbsps Ginger syrup

8 pieces Stem ginger

To serve

Lemon zest

Chopped ginger

Icing Sugar

How to prepare a lemon and ginger cheesecake