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This is one decadent, smooth and creamy cheesecake that never fails to treat a crowd. Include it as part of your Christmas get-together and you won’t have any leftovers. This simple, yet dreamy no-bake chocolate cheesecake needs to be made and refrigerated one day prior. For the presentation, shave a little chocolate over the top and allow your guests to go gaga over the slice from paradise.
|Serves||Preparation Time||Cooking Time|
|8 People||25-30 Minutes||2-3 Hours (setting time)|
- 100 g butter
- 250 g digestive biscuits, crushed
- 600g cream cheese
- 30ml irish cream
- 100ml icing sugar
- 300ml double cream, whipped
- 100g grated chocolate
For the Irish Cream
- 2 eggs
- 250 ml sweetened condensed milk
- 1 tsp. instant coffee
- 2 tsp. chocolate syrup
- 250 ml vodka or Irish whiskey
- 250 ml heavy cream
For the Irish Cream
In a bowl, crack open the eggs and beat until they turn thick and lemon colored. A handheld whisk does fine, but a hand blender with a whisk attachment does a better job.
Add the other ingredients slowly one by one and keep beating continuously.
Pour into sterilized dark glass bottles using a funnel, and keep it at room temperature for one week before using.
For the Cheesecake
In a pan, add butter and let it melt. Next, add the crushed digestive biscuits to the butter and keep mixing the biscuits have absorbed all the butter.
Remove the pan from the heat and pour out the contents into the bottom of a lined springform tin. Make sure you press it with a spoon to form an even layer.
Place the lined tin in the refrigerator and allow it to set for one hour.
Meanwhile, take the whisk and whip the cream cheese lightly. Next, add the homemade Irish cream and the icing sugar.
Fold in the whipped cream and add the grated chocolate. When the mixture attains smooth consistency, spoon evenly onto the refrigerated biscuits.
Refrigerate and allow the cake to set for at least two hours. Once set, remove the side of the springform tin and keep the cake on a plate.
Decorate with grated chocolate and cocoa powder dusted over the top Serve.
|Total Fat||80.6 g|
|Total Carbohydrates||80.9 g|