by Katrina - The Organised Housewife

Served with some fresh salad leaves, this chilled Salmon Cheesecake is perfect for casual entertaining this summer.

Served with some fresh salad leaves, this chilled Salmon Cheesecake is perfect for casual entertaining this summer.

Baked Salmon Cheesecake

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Served with some fresh salad leaves, this chilled Salmon Cheesecake is perfect for casual entertaining this summer.
  • Author: Thermomix
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 1 day 2 hours 35 minutes
  • Total Time: 26 hours 50 minutes
  • Yield: 8 portions 1x
  • Category: Tart
  • Method: Thermomix



Salmon cheesecake

  • 2 pieces lemon zest (1 x 4 cm), no white pith
  • 4 spring onions/shallots, trimmed and cut into pieces
  • 1 sprig fresh dill, leaves only (see Tips)
  • 250 g cream cheese
  • 200 g sour cream
  • 300 g firm ricotta cheese (see Tips)
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp ground black pepper
  • 370 g hot smoked salmon, skin removed, flaked

Avocado dressing

  • 1 avocado (approx. 200 g), flesh only, cut into cubes
  • 3 sprigs fresh flat-leaf parsley, leaves only
  • 1 spring onion/shallot, trimmed and cut into pieces
  • 20 g baby capers, rinsed and drained
  • 20 g lemon juice (approx. ½ lemon)
  • 150 g water
  • salt, to taste, plus extra for seasoning
  • 2 pinches freshly ground black pepper, plus extra for seasoning
  • 60 g mixed baby leaf salad
  • 1 cucumber, peeled into ribbons
  • 4 baby radishes, cut into quarters
  • 1 lemon, cut into wedges, to serve


Salmon Cheesecake

  1. Preheat oven to 160°C. Line a springform cake tin (24 cm) with baking paper and set aside.
  2. Place lemon zest into mixing bowl and chop 10 sec/speed 9. Scrape down sides of mixing bowl with spatula.
  3. Add spring onions/shallots and dill and chop 10 sec/speed 9.
  4. Add cream cheese, sour cream, ricotta, eggs, salt and pepper and blend 20 sec/speed 5. Scrape down sides of mixing bowl with spatula.
  5. Add salmon and combine 10-15 sec//speed 4, until just combined. Transfer into prepared tin and bake for 45-50 minutes (160°C) until just set (the centre will have a gentle wobble). Turn off heat and allow cake to set in oven (approx. 1½ hours or until cooled). Cover cooled cake with plastic wrap and place into refrigerator overnight. Clean and dry mixing bowl.

Avocado Dressing

  1. Place all dressing ingredients, except mixed salad, cucumber, radishes and lemon, into mixing bowl and blend 40 sec/speed 6.
  2. Scrape down sides of mixing bowl with spatula and blend 20 sec/speed 4. Transfer into a serving bowl and set aside.
  3. Remove cheesecake from tin and place onto a serving plate.
  4. Place a bowl onto mixing bowl lid and weigh mixed leaves into it. Add cucumber and radish to bowl with mixed leaves, season with extra salt and pepper. Serve cheesecake at room temperature with lemon wedges, avocado dressing and salad.


To make your own ricotta, visit the My-Thermomix Recipe Platform ( and register to receive your free Welcome Collection, which includes a recipe for homemade ricotta. · You can replace dill with parsley in this recipe.

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