Following from last months Bannock Bread Recipe, I would like to share an ingenious idea for your culinary satisfaction. I can’t claim any glory for this idea, it was thought up by two colleagues during a canoe trip on Loch Shiel earlier this year.

Outdoor Cheesecake.

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Now the notion of creating a proper cheesecake whilst out in the sticks is a funny one, and this recipe does need a some pre-packaged goods. But the setting method is brilliant.

You will need,

A container for holding the Cheesecake.

Digestive Biscuits ( amount dependant on the size of your container)

Butter for base.

Cheesecake topping mix (from any big supermarket)

Dry bag big enough for your container.

A stirring implement.

Method.

Crush your biscuits and mix in some melted butter, until you have biscuit crumbs that stick together. Crushing biscuits in a ziplock bag works well.

Evenly place a base of the biscuit mix into your container.

And then add the mixed cheesecake topping.

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Now comes the clever bit. Place your container inside your dry bag and submerge it in a Loch or any other body of water that is cool enough. A river or stream would work too. use some heavy rocks to keep your dry bag from floating away. After a few hours, Voila! You have yourself a fully fledged cheesecake in the wilderness.

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Genius right?! All credit to Nadams and Frenchy for this fantastic idea!

Happy Hammocking!