Sharing dessert - chocolate orange cheesecake

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TOP TIP: Swap the orange zest for a few drops of an indulgent liquor for a boozy alternative

 

Recipe components

Used Callebaut products

Sharing dessert - Chocolate orange cheesecake

IngredientsPreparation
  • 150g
    digestive biscuits

Finely crush in a food processor or with a rolling pin

  • 75g
    melted butter

Add and mix until the mixture clumps together. Press into the base of a 23cm (9in) round springform tin and chill until needed.

Melt in a microwave to 45c, heating gradually and stirring every 20 second blasts.

  • 225g
    caster sugar
  • 400g
    full-fat cream cheese
  • Q.S.
    finely grated orange zest

In a separate bowl beat together until smooth. Fold in the chocolate and orange zest and stir until well combined.

 

  • 400ml
    smooth double cream

In a large bowl, whip until it just holds its shape and then fold into the cheesecake base.

Spoon the cheesecake mixture on top of the chilled biscuit base, level and chill until set – at least 3 hours. 
To serve, remove cheesecake from n and transfer to a serving plate or cake stand.

Optional: once cold, glaze with a warm sugar syrup (dissolve together 50% water: 50% sugar) or water icing (blend together 100ml water: 75g Granulated Sugar).