5 minute dessert.....fig and cinnamon cheesecake with balsamic

Occasionally we need to make an emergency dessert, maybe we have a dinner party we hadn't quite planned enough prep time for or your best friend has relationship trauma. So when the need arises just whip out a few oatcakes, make a creamy thing, top with fruit and you have an instant cheesecake that would not look out of place in a fancy restaurant. 


This recipe makes 2 portions

For the base

4 oatcakes

1/2 tablespoons coconut sugar

A dash of ground cinnamon

A small amount of water

Crush the oatcakes with a rolling pin into crumbs, put this into a bowl and mix with the sugar and cinnamon. Add a teaspoon of water to the mixture, see if this is enough to make it just start to come together, if it needs more add more but be careful not to add too much. Scatter this on 2 plates. 

For the cream

1 a New Roots Camembert style cheese, rind removed and discarded

1 tablespoon coconut sugar

6 tablespoon dairy free sugar free yoghurt

Blend these ingredients until very smooth, add this to the plates on top of the base.

For the topping

1 large fig or 2 small figs, cut into 6 pieces

Good balsamic or mint leaves or orange zest

Add the figs and your chosen topping.