Lemon & Macadamia Cheesecake Log

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"From our weekday newspaper The West Australian. Times are estimated. Please note that refrigerator times have not been included."

Original recipe yields 8-10 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (103.6 g)
  • Calories 320.8
  • Total Fat - 25.1 g
  • Saturated Fat - 10.6 g
  • Cholesterol - 42.3 mg
  • Sodium - 186.7 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 24.6 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 2.4 g
  • Sugars - 20.9 g
  • Protein - 3.6 g
  • Calcium - 70 mg
  • Iron - 1.3 mg
  • Vitamin C - 7.4 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.1 mg

Step 1

To make filling, pour 1/4 cup of the cream into a small bowl of an electric mixer and reserve remaining cream and refrigerate.

Step 2

Add cream cheese and lemon curd to cream in bowl and beat until soft peaks form and then refrigerate, covered, for 30 minutes.

Step 3

To assemble, spread 2 tablespoons of filling onto a serving plate into a 3cm x 30cm rectangle.

Step 4

Sandwich two biscuits together with 1 tablespoon filling and stand upright on its edge in the filling at one end of the plate.

Step 5

Working with one biscuit at a time, spoon 1 tablespoon of filling over one side and then sandwich against biscuit on plate. Repeat with remaining biscuits and filling to form a log-shape.

Step 6

Beat remaining cream in same clean bowl of electric mixer until soft peaks form and then spread over top and sides of log to cover completely.

Step 7

Cover loosely with plastic wrap and refrigerate overnight.

Step 8

Just before serving, sprinkle macadamias over log and cut diagonally into 3cm-thick slices.

Step 9

TIP - you can use your favourite plain sweet biscuits to make this treat and for a change try decorating with sliced strawberries.

Tips & Variations

No special items needed.