Preparation time I 20 minutes + 30 minutes freezing + chilling

Cooking time I 1 ½ hours

Serves I 12

Ingredients

250g shortbread biscuits

100g walnuts

100g unsalted butter, melted

500g cream cheese, softened

450g sour cream

220g caster sugar

4 eggs

1 tsp vanilla extract

¼ cup plain flour

250g frozen blueberries

300g blueberry jam

2 lemons, juiced

Fresh blueberries, to serve (optional)

Preparation
  1. Preheat oven to 160° Line a 22cm cake tin (spring) with baking paper. Put nuts and biscuits in a food processor and grind until coarse. Add butter and mix well. Press into base and sides of prepared tin. Freeze for 30 minutes or until firm.

 

  1. Put sugar, cream cheese and sour cream in a food processor and mix until smooth. Add eggs, vanilla, and half the flour and mix until smooth. Pour into the prepared biscuit base from before.

 

 

  1. Put the remaining flour in a bowl. Add berries as coat. Scatter them on top of the prepared cheesecake. Bake for 1 ½ hours or until it becomes firm. Put on side to rest and cool. Remove from cake tin.

 

  1. Put lemon juice and jam in a small saucepan and boil, then strain onto the top of the cake. Refrigerate until set. Serve topped with fresh berries.