Triple-Flavoured Cheesecake

    Triple-Flavoured Cheesecake

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    1hr45min


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    About this recipe: A chocolate biscuit base is topped with a white chocolate cheesecake filling, a plain chocolate cheesecake filling and a strawberry cheesecake filling. A deliciously different, yet decadent dessert.

    Ingredients
    Makes: 1 23cm round cheesecake

    • 115g chocolate biscuits, crushed into crumbs
    • 3 tablespoons melted unsalted butter
    • 50g white chocolate, chopped
    • 225g cream cheese, softened
    • 4 tablespoons caster sugar
    • 1 egg
    • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
    • 225g cream cheese, softened
    • 4 tablespoons caster sugar
    • 1 egg
    • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla
    • 50g plain chocolate, chopped
    • 225g cream cheese
    • 4 tablespoons caster sugar
    • 1 egg
    • 1/2 teaspoon strawberry essence
    • 75g strawberries

    Method
    Prep:40min  ›  Cook:1hr5min  ›  Ready in:1hr45min 

    1. Preheat the oven to 180 C / Gas 4. In a small bowl, mix together the biscuit crumbs and melted butter. Press into the bottom of a 23cm round springform tin. Bake for 8 minutes and set aside to cool.
    2. For the white filling, melt white chocolate in a metal bowl over simmering water or a glass bowl in the microwave, stirring occasionally until smooth. In a medium bowl, mix together 225g cream cheese and 4 tablespoons sugar until smooth. Mix in 1 egg and 1/2 teaspoon of vanilla until blended. Mix white chocolate into the batter. Set aside.
    3. In another bowl, mix together 225g cream cheese and 4 tablespoons sugar until smooth. Mix in 1 egg and 1/4 teaspoon of vanilla until blended. Melt plain chocolate in a metal bowl over simmering water or a glass bowl in the microwave, stirring occasionally until smooth. Mix plain chocolate into the batter. Set aside.
    4. In yet another bowl, mix together 225g cream cheese and 4 tablespoons sugar until smooth. Mix in 1 egg and 1/2 teaspoon of strawberry essence until blended. Mash or puree strawberries and stir into the batter.
    5. Preheat the oven to 200 C / Gas 6. Layer each flavour of cheesecake batter over the prepared base or drop spoonfuls of each in and swirl them together, but do not mix.
    6. Bake for 10 minutes in the preheated oven, then reduce the temperature to 150 C / Gas 2 and continue baking for 50 minutes or until centre is nearly set when jiggled. Remove from the oven, run a knife around the edge to loosen and let cool completely. Refrigerate until chilled before removing from the tin. This may be served as is or topped with jam, ganache or decorated as desired.

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    If your local supermarket doesn't stock strawberry essence, you can purchase it online.

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