Classic cheesecake

This delicious no-bake cake can easily be prepared according to the 1- 2-3 cake principle: crunchy base meets creamy filling topped with fresh berries.


Difficulty: Easy

Time: 30 min. preparation time, 0 min. baking time

Nutrition: Calories ca 206 / Protein 4g / Carbohydr. 15g / Fat 14g

Ingredients (16 servings)

525 gcream cheese
6 sheetsgelatin
150 mlwater
150 goat cookies
100 gbutter
3 tbsplemon juice
1vanilla bean
300 gyogurt
75 gsugar
75 mlraspberry sauce
200 gberries (e.g. raspberries, blueberries, blackberries)
1 sprigsfresh basil (for serving)


whisk or handmixer with beaters, round baking form (Ø 10 inches), small pan, bowl, large bowl, small saucepan, cake platter, knife, spatula, freezer bag, rolling pin

Wine Tip

Prosecco, 2012
The Prosecco is effervescent on the palate and offers a light complement to the creamy cheesecake. Its crisp, fruity flavors mix delightfully with fresh berries.

Step 1

Classic cheesecake

Add gelatin sheets to a bowl with some water. Leave to soak for approx. 8 – 12 min.


6 sheets gelatin / 150 ml water

Step 2

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Place cookies in a freezer bag. Tightly seal bag and crush cookies with a rolling pin.

freezer bag, rolling pin

150 g oat cookies

Step 3

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Melt butter in a small pan over medium-low heat. Transfer cookie crumbs to a large bowl, pour in melted butter, and stir until combined.

small pan, large bowl, spatula

100 g butter

Step 4

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Add cookie crumb mixture to a round baking form and press firmly into bottom of baking form.

round baking form

Step 5

Classic cheesecake

Juice lemon and deseed vanilla bean. Add lemon juice, vanilla seeds, yogurt, and cream cheese to a large bowl. Whisk well to combine.

whisk or handmixer with beaters, large bowl, knife

3 tbsp lemon juice / 1 vanilla bean / 300 g yogurt / 525 g cream cheese

Step 6

Classic cheesecake

Add soaked gelatin with the water and sugar to a small saucepan. Slowly heat over medium-low heat, stirring until the gelatin has completely dissolved. Be careful not to overheat.

whisk, small saucepan

75 g sugar

Step 7

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Quickly add gelatin to the cream cheese mixture. Stir well to combine.

Step 8

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Pour batter into baking form. Gently tap form on counter to release air bubbles. Transfer to refrigerator and allow to set for approx. 3 hours.

Step 9

Classic cheesecake

Carefully run knife around the edges of the baking form. Remove cake and transfer to a cake platter.

cake platter, knife

Step 10

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Drizzle cake with raspberry sauce. Top with fresh berries and basil. Enjoy with a cup of tea or coffee!

75 ml raspberry sauce / 200 g berries (e.g. raspberries, blueberries, blackberries) / 1 sprigs fresh basil