A cheesecake is one of the easiest and most versatile desserts you can make. It’s a great option to make a day in advance, and all it takes is some gluten free biscuits to ensure that this dessert is suitable for all of the family; gluten eaters and non-gluten eaters alike.

The Home Economics Bit

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The technique of folding in is very important in baking. Simply put, it means gently adding a light and airy mixture to a thicker, heavier mixture.  To ensure air is not lost from the aerated mixture, folding is done slowly and using a certain technique where the bottom of the bowl is scraped gently (generally using a spatula) to combine the two mixture.

Gluten Free Raspberry and White Chocolate Cheesecake

Gluten Free Mummy
A creamy, sweet and fruity cheesecake with a buttery gluten free Hobnob biscuit base.
Prep Time 25 minutes
Chill Time 6 hours
Course Dessert
Servings 8


  • 400 g cream cheese ensure gluten free
  • 60 g caster sugar
  • 300 g white chocolate melted, ensure gluten free
  • 300 ml double cream whipped
  • 200 g fresh raspberries rinsed
  • 200 g gluten free Hobnobs or other plain gluten free biscuits
  • 50 g butter melted


  • Grease a 20cm round springform tin with butter and set aside.
  • Place the biscuits into a zip lock plastic bag. Seal the bag and use a rolling pin to crush the biscuits until they resemble breadcrumbs.
  • Gently melt the butter and then stir through the crushed biscuits. Press the biscuit mixture into the base of the prepared springform tin, then transfer to the fridge for 15-20 minutes to set whilst you make the filling.
  • Gently melt the white chocolate in a heatproof bowl over a saucepan of simmering water. Once melted, set aside to cool slightly.
  • Using an electric mixer, beat together the cream cheese and the caster sugar until smooth.
  • Whisking slowly, pour the cooled melted white chocolate into the beaten ingredients until just combined.
  • Using a spatula, fold in the whipped cream.
  • Fold though the fresh raspberries until evenly distributed.
  • Using a spatula, scrape the cheesecake filling out of the mixing bowl and on to the biscuit base. Smooth the top using the back of a spoon.
  • Allow to set in the fridge for up to 6 hours, or ideally overnight.
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