Light Caribbean Cheesecake Recipe

Light Caribbean Cheesecake Recipe

Ingredients: Makes one 20 cm / 8 in cake

75g/3 oz butter or margarine

175 g/6 oz cups plain (all-purpose) flour

A pinch of salt
30 ml/2 tbsp cold water
400 g/14 oz/1 large can pineapple, drained and chopped
150 g/5 oz cottage cheese
2 eggs, separated
15 ml/1 tbsp rum

Method:

Rub the butter or margarine into the flour and salt until the mixture resembles breadcrumbs. Mix in enough water to make a pastry (paste). Roll out and use to line a 20 cm/8 in flan ring. Mix together the pineapple, cheese, egg yolks and rum. Whisk the egg whites until stiff, then fold them into the mixture. Spoon into the case (shell). Bake in a preheated oven at 200C/400F/gas mark 6 for 20 minutes. Allow to cool in the tin before turning out.

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