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Individual Glass Plum Cheesecakes    Veg   CD  DP  25mins

Serves 4     Cold Vegetarian Fruit Dessert Pudding

100g/4oz Digestive or Gingernut Biscuits
The Finely grated zest of 1 Orange
200g /7oz Cream Cheese
4 tbsp Caster Sugar
120ml/4fl.oz. Double Cream
8 Fresh Ripe Plums, diced


1. Place the biscuits in a polythene bag and lightly crush them with a rolling-pin. Set aside

2. Place the cheese, orange zest and caster sugar in a large bowl and beat until smooth.

3. In another mixing bowl, whisk the cream until it just holds its shape then fold it into the cheese mixture.

4. Place half the diced plums in a food processor and process until smooth.

5. Divide half the biscuit mixture between 4 serving glasses, spoon over half the cheese mixture, some diced fruit and a little of the puree. Sprinkle the rest of the crumbs, cheese mixture, fruit and puree into each glass and serve immediately.


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