This is the second installment in my Kenwood Christmas Menu feature. This weeks theme was preparing the pud......however as most of my family aren't Christmas Pudding lovers I decided to make an alternative Christmas themed dessert using my Kenwood Chef Titanium.
This Chocolate Orange Cheesecake is no bake and so easy that even my husband could make it.....I think! I used the Kenwood Chef Processor attachment to blitz the biscuits and then the standard bowl and paddle attachment to mix the cream cheese and chocolate together. I've used a combination of dark and milk chocolate but if this is for adults only I would probably use all dark chocolate.
Don't forget to have a look at what Karen at Lavender and Lovage, Sian at Fishfingers for Tea, Becs at Lay The Table and Eliza at The Recipe Blog have created this week too.
No Bake Chocolate Orange Cheesecake
Easy Christmas dessert for pudding haters
- 175g DIgestives
- 50g Butter, melted
- 50g Milk Chocolate Drops
- 200g Milk Chocolate
- 200g Dark Chocolate
- 300g Cream Cheese
- 200g Mascarpone
- 1 Orange, zested
Step 1: Line a 20cm springform tin with baking parchment.Step 2: To make the base blitz the digestives in a processor then add the melted butter and chocolate chips - pulse until combined. Press into tin and chill for 20 minutes.Step 3: To make the topping melt the milk and dark chocolate (I do this carefully in the microwave) and set aside to cool.Step 4: In a standing mixer mix together the cream cheese and mascarpone until combined then pour in the melted chocolate and orange zest. Once combined pour into tin and leave to set in fridge (overnight preferably).
DetailsPrep time: Cook time: Total time: Yield: 8