Friday, 30 April 2010

Recipe of the Week - Chocolate Orange Cheesecake

If yesterday's blog left you wanting more then try out this recipe for a quick and easy chocolate orange cheesecake :)

8 Chocolate Biscuits
1tblsp Orange Marmalade
50g Butter
100g Cream Cheese
150g Icing Sugar
450ml Whipping Cream
1 Chocolate Orange
1/2 packet Orange Jelly
Extra whipped cream to decorate

  • Finely crush the biscuits so that no large lumps remain
  • Melt the butter and stir in the marmalade
  • Mix butter, marmalade and biscuit crumbs together until well combined and then press into the bottom of an 8" loose bottomed cake pan
  • Refrigerate while you prepare the filling
  • Sift the icing sugar into the cream cheese to form a smooth paste
  • Gently melt half of the chocolate orange
  • Whip the cream to soft peak stage and gently fold in the cream cheese mixture and melted chocolate orange
  • Pour filling on top of the biscuit base and smooth out the surface
  • Make the jelly according to the manufacturers instructions and allow to cool slightly before pouring on top of the cheesecake filling
  • Refrigerate for at least 4 hours before removing from the pan
  • Decorate with a little extra whipped cream and the remaining pieces of chocolate orange
  • Serve cold

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