Spiderweb Cheesecake

Spiderweb Cheesecake


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About this recipe: The trick to this tempting treat is pulling a skewer through rings of melted chocolate to create the web effect. This no-bake cheesecake comes together quickly and tastes delicious.

Jan White

Serves: 8 

  • 1 (7g) sachet unflavoured gelatin
  • 4 tablespoons cold water
  • 2 (200g) tubs cream cheese, softened
  • 100g icing sugar
  • 100ml whipping cream, whipped to stiff peaks
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 (23cm) prepared digestive base
  • 25g plain chocolate or chocolate chips
  • 1 tablespoon butter

Prep:30min  ›  Extra time:2hr  ›  Ready in:2hr30min 

  1. In a small saucepan, sprinkle gelatin over water; let stand for 1 minute. Heat gelatin; stir until dissolved. Remove from the heat; cool slightly.
  2. In a mixing bowl, beat the cream cheese and sugar until smooth. Gradually beat in cream, vanilla and gelatin mixture until smooth. Pour into prepared digestive base.
  3. In a microwave, melt chocolate and butter at 15 second intervals; stir until smooth. Transfer to a resealable plastic bag; cut a small hole in a corner of bag. Pipe a circle of chocolate in centre of cheesecake. Pipe evenly spaced thin concentric circles about 1cm apart over filling. Beginning with the centre circle, gently pull a skewer through circles toward outer edge. Wipe skewer clean. Repeat to complete web pattern. Cover and refrigerate for at least 2 hours before cutting.


Use this recipe for the digestive base.

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I have made this cheescake more than once, varying the chocolate decorations for when it's not Halloween! It's easy to make and delicious - I would highly recommend it. - 01 Nov 2012

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