Chocolate~vanilla Cheese Cake

Foodista Cookbook Entry

Category: Desserts & Sweets | Blog URL: http://simplysensationalfood.blogspot.com/search/label/Desserts-Cheese%20cakes

This recipe was entered in The Foodista Best of Food Blogs Cookbook contest, a compilation of the world’s best food blogs which was published in Fall 2010.

Ingredients

For the base:
100 grams butter melted
1 teaspoon vanilla essence
250 grams cream cheese (mascarpone)
100 grams icing sugar
30 grams cocoa powder
For the decoration·
1 teaspoon cocoa powder

Preparation

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Method:
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Make the base:
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Butter and line 4 individual loose-bottomed tin with baking parchment.
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Put the biscuits in a plastic food bag and crush to crumbs using a rolling pin.
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Transfer the crumbs to a bowl, then pour over the melted butter.
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Mix thoroughly until the crumbs are completely coated. Transfer them into the prepared tin and press firmly down into the base to create an even layer.
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Chill in the fridge for 1 hour to set firmly.
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Make the filling:
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In a bowl add the cream cheese, the cream, the vanilla essence and the icing sugar .
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Whisk thoroughly till its thick, smooth and creamy . Remove 1/3 of the mixture in a separate bowl. This is the vanilla part of the filling. Keep aside in fridge until ready to use.
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Sieve the cocoa powder, to remove lumps and add to the 2/3 cream cheese mixture .Mix till cocoa is blended in, this is the chocolate part of the filling.
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Now spoon the chocolate cream cheese mixture onto the chilled biscuit base, working from the edges inwards and making sure that there are no air bubbles.
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Smooth the top of the cheesecake down with the back of a dessert spoon or spatula.
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Leave to set in the fridge for 1 hour.
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After 1 hour spread the vanilla cream cheese mixture on top of the chocolate cream cheese mixture.(This layer will be thinner than the chocolate layer)
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Chill over night.
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Remove cheesecake from fridge and bring the cheesecake to room temperature, about 30 minutes before serving.
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To un-mould, place the base on top of a can, and then gradually pull the sides of the tin down. Slip the cake onto a serving plate, removing the lining paper and base.
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Dust the top of the cheese cake with cocoa powder. (You can form a pattern on the top of the cheesecake by covering with a paper doily before dusting with cocoa.
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Serve with Vanilla ice cream or just cream.

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Comments

Helen Pitlick's picture

So cute!

About

Chocolate-Vanilla cheesecake- A chocolate lovers heaven.Individual biscuit based no cook cake , layered with creamy chocolate and vanilla flavoured cream cheese toppings.Delicately dusted with fine cocoa powder,simply melts in the mouth with every mouthful. Served chilled with vanilla icecream and cream.

Yield:

6 individual cheese cakes or 1 large

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Friday, February 19, 2010 - 1:35pm

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