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I need to make a biscuit base, how soon could I put my filling in?

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mynaughtylittlesister Sun 31-May-09 20:29:44

Do I have to refridgerate it first, if so for how long?

If I was to put my filling in straight away, would the base go soggy? (filling is cold and will need about an hr to set before eaten)

itchyandscratchy Sun 31-May-09 20:34:14

yes, base needs to chill or the filling will just heat through and go mushy. Base won't be biscuity enough otherwise. put it in the fridge - shouldn't need very long - I'd say an hour or so. The butter needs to solidify

mynaughtylittlesister Sun 31-May-09 20:36:38

Oh no! I only have an hour to make the whole thing (Children's cookery club at school!) They are making a fruit pizza and need some sort of base. I really do not want to buy the ready made pastry ones.sad

mynaughtylittlesister Sat 06-Jun-09 23:57:41

Well, I decided to make the base the night before (well bases x10!) Children then made really lovely fruit pizza's to take home. I was amazed at how creative some children are! (the pizzas are more like a cheese cake) Will definitely use the recipe again.

MaggsS Sun 07-Jun-09 06:49:41

Can I have the recipe please?

This sounds like something my children would love to make smile

mynaughtylittlesister Sun 07-Jun-09 12:38:23

8 inch biscuit base (25g of melted butter, 100g of crushed digestive biscuits – chill for at least ½ an hour)
200g low fat cream cheese
1 tablespoon sugar
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 teaspoon lemon juice
1 - 2 tablespoons of milk
Toppings:
A mixture of chopped fresh fruit.
Method
To prepare the filling:
•Beat together cream cheese, sugar, vanilla extract and lemon juice.
•Add just enough milk to the mix to make it spreadable onto the crust.
•Spread the cream cheese mixture with a back of a spoon.
•Spread to the edge of the crust making sure that it is all nice and even.
•Place the fresh fruit onto the cream cheese mixture in a pattern.
•Refrigerate the pizza for at least an hour

MaggsS Sun 07-Jun-09 13:12:45

Yummy grin

Will make this week. Thanks

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