This Pecan Lime Cheesecake recipe makes use of pecans as part of the base to add nutty flavour to complement the chocolate pie crust.
- 350 g cream cheese; softened at room temperature
- 3/4 cup castor sugar
- 1 tbsp lime juice
- 1/2 tsp lemon essence
- 1/4 tsp salt
- 3 medium eggs
- 1/2 cup chopped pecans
- 1 prepared chocolate pie crust
Beat cream cheese, castor sugar, lime juice, lemon essence and salt. Add eggs one at a time, beating well with each addition. Sprinkle chopped pecans over pie crust. Pour filling over sprinkled pecans.
Bake at 170°C for 35 to 40 minutes or until cheesecake turns golden brown. Decorate with lime slices.