No-bake Saffron Pistachio Cheesecake
No-bake Saffron Pistachio Cheesecake
Posted on Jul 11, 2022

A simple festive dessert that come together in minutes, is fuss free yet quite delicious. Make ahead individual portions in small glass bowls for a pretty (pun intended) delicious finish to your celebrations. 


For biscuit base

100 g digestive biscuits

50 g pistachios

25 g clarified butter (ghee)

For saffron cheesecake filling

125 g cream cheese, room temperature

200 g mascarpone,

room temperature

50 g coconut or raw sugar

Pinch of saffron

Few drops of lime juice


For biscuit base

Run the biscuits and pistachios in Nutrifresh bullet jar until ground.

Add clarified butter, and process again briefly to mix.

Divide the mixture between serving bowls, and gently flatten to make base.

For saffron cheesecake filling

Whisk together both creams and sugar until smooth. Add lime juice. Taste and adjust sweetness if required, then whisk in saffron strands.

Divide over base, and gently even out.

Garnish with rose petals, slivered pistachios and saffron strands.

Chill until ready to serve.

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