Double chocolate cheese cake

Recipe from: 4/8/2004 12:00:00 AM

Ingredients 14
Servings 12
Time

Ingredients

  • CRUST
  • 200
    g
    chocolate digestive biscuits
  • 250
    ml
    cake flour
  • 125
    ml
    castor sugar
  • 125
    g
    butter
  • 1
    extra-large egg
  • FILLING
  • 150
    ml
    thick cream
  • 200
    g
    dark chocolate, broken into pieces
  • 2
    containers (230 g each) cream cheese
  • 2
    extra-large eggs
  • 60
    ml
    castor sugar
  • 10
    ml
    vanilla essence
  • 100
    g
    white chocolate, broken into small pieces
 

Method

 
Grease a 22 x 28 cm cake tin with butter or non-stick spray and preheat the oven to 180 °C.
CRUST
Place the biscuits, flour and castor sugar in a food processor.
Blend until the mixture resembles breadcrumbs.
Add the butter and blend well.
Add the egg and mix to form a soft ball.
Spread the mixture over the base of the tin.
FILLING
Bring the cream to the boil and remove from the heat.
Add the chocolate, stirring until melted.
Cool the mixture slightly but don?t let it set.
Beat the cream cheese, eggs, castor sugar and vanilla essence together.
Add the cooled chocolate mixture, mixing until well blended.
Turn the mixture into the prepared crust, sprinkle with chocolate and bake for one hour in the centre of the oven.
Reduce the temperature to 140 °C and bake for another 30 to 40 minutes or until firm in the centre.
Switch off the oven and allow the cake to cool in the oven.
 

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