No-bake orange Aero® cheesecake

No-bake orange Aero® cheesecake


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About this recipe: A delicious no bake cheesecake made with orange Aero®, this could easily be changed to make a mint Aero® version.

RNorden County Armagh, Northern Ireland, UK

Makes: 8 large portions or 12 small portions

  • 60g butter
  • 15 chocolate digestives
  • 700g Philadelphia® light cream cheese
  • 250g double cream (light if possible)
  • 3 tablespoons icing sugar
  • few drops orange essence
  • 1 large bar orange Aero® (or 5 to 6 normal size bars)
  • 4 sachets Options® orange flavour drinking chocolate

Prep:20min  ›  Extra time:1hr chilling  ›  Ready in:1hr20min 

  1. Melt the butter slowly in a saucepan.
  2. Meanwhile place the chocolate digestives into a food processor and blitz until they are a fine crumb. Once the butter has melted, add the crumbed biscuits to the saucepan and stir, coating all of the biscuit.
  3. Line the base of a 23cm springform cake tin with parchment paper, and tip the biscuit and butter mixture into the tint, and pressing lightly down. Chill the base in the fridge whilst continuing.
  4. In a large bowl combine the Philadelphia®, double cream, icing sugar, and orange essence. Whisk all for a few minutes until the mixture begins to thicken.
  5. Place the orange Aero® into a sealable bag, and smash with a rolling pin, do not make this too fine, add about 90g of the Aero® into the cheesecake mix, along with all of the Options® orange drinking chocolate. Mix gently until fully combined.
  6. Tip all of the cheesecake mix onto the cooled biscuit base, spread out evenly.
  7. Smash the remaining orange Aero® in the bag into a fine powder, then sprinkle over the top of your cheesecake.
  8. Chill for at least 1 hour.

Other ideas

To make this a mint Aero® cheesecake, use mint Aeros, mint Options® drinking chocolate, and try using a few table spoons of creme de menthe.

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This was an amazing cheesecake! I have never tried one like it. I first tried another recipe on here that I had to bake and it turned out like scrambled eggs. Can highly recommend this one to anyone - 02 Jan 2014

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