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Ginger cheese cake

Recipe from: 4/1/2007 12:00:00 AM

Ingredients 10
Servings 12
Time 40


  • 200
    chocolate digestive biscuits
  • 80
    butter, melted
  • 200
    dark chocolate
  • 400
    full-cream cheese
  • 250
    sour cream
  • 3
    large eggs
  • 30
    cake flour
  • 5
    ground ginger
  • 110
    castor sugar
  • glazed ginger


1 Pulse the biscuits in a food processor until finely crumbed. Add the melted butter and blend well. Transfer the mixture to a 23cm springform tin and smooth with the back of a spoon.
2 Melt the chocolate in a glass bowl over gently simmering water, stirring occasionally.
3 Whisk the cream cheese and sour cream in a bowl until smooth. Add the eggs, cake flour, ginger and castor sugar. Mix well, then stir in the melted chocolate.
4 Pour the filling over the biscuit crust and bake for 45 to 60 minutes or until the filling just starts to set.
5 Remove from the oven and run a thin knife around the edge of the tin, then leave the cheesecake to cool in the tin.
6 Serve topped with glazed ginger

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