RECIPE: Dangerously dark cheesecake

Score some brownie points this Valentine's Day by whipping up this delicious chocolate treat...

 

Ingredients

4 packets of Choco Leibniz dark biscuits

100g butter, melted

700g soft cream cheese

100g icing sugar

300g dark chocolate

Cocoa powder to dust

Cooking time

20 minutes preparation, two hours chilling

How to make it

  • To make the cheesecake base, start by whizzing the biscuits in a processor. Add the resulting crumbs to the melted butter in a large mixing bowl.
  • Tip this mixture into a well-oiled 20cm springform cake tin, pressing it down firmly to ensure a nice even base. Place in the fridge.
  • To make the cheesecake topping, mix the soft cheese and icing sugar together in a separate bowl.
  • Melt the dark chocolate in a glass bowl over a pan of simmering water.
  • Add the melted chocolate to the soft cheese mixture a little at a time, mixing as you do so.
  • When thoroughly mixed, use a spatula to spread the cheesecake filling across the base and right up to the edge of the cake tin.
  • Place the chocolate cheesecake in the fridge to set for at least two hours, and dust with cocoa powder before serving.

As a charity, it takes a lot of effort to keep DAD.info up-to-date and relevant.

If you feel that we've helped you in some small way please consider texting DAD10 followed by a donation amount of either £5 or £10 to 70070*

*Your donation via text may be eligible for Gift Aid. You may be contacted on the mobile number you used to give you the opportunity to add Gift Aid to your donation. If you are sent a link to a page to submit your details, as with any mobile browsing, you may incur charges from your network provider when visiting that page. If you are asked to text those details, then a standard network message charge (based on your service provider rates) will be incurred.

Hide comments (0)

Comments

  • No comments made yet. Be the first to submit a comment

Leave your comment

Guest Tuesday, 23 October 2018

PLEASE NOTE: If you have a specific question for DAD.info or for other dads, please post it on our Forum.

We may use your email address to respond to you about your comment. View our Privacy Policy for more details.