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White Chocolate Cheesecake

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23 Jan, 2010

Yesterday I woke up with a sudden desire to bake a white chocolate cheesecake. I have no idea why this should happen – I’m not even all that fond of white chocolate and seldom cook cheesecake, but the idea wouldn’t go away. I trawled through my cookbooks until I found something basic to work with and then set about adapting it for my favourite kitchen gadget – the Thermomix.
This recipe came from “5 of the Best” by Valli Little, an ABC delicious. cookbook and was originally for 2 10cm x 4cm springform pans. Valli suggests serving with berries, mangoes and passionfruit pulp, but next time I make it I will swirl some dark chocolate ganache through it – I have been a slave to good quality dark chocolate for most of my life and find that it improves almost anything!!
My smallest springform was 18cm x 9cm so I extended the cooking time vaguely – this could do with some fine tuning as mine was a little over-done.

White Chocolate Cheesecake
 
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Serve with fresh, seasonal fruit or, to make it even more indulgent, swirl some dark chocolate ganache through it.
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Recipe type: Dessert
Serves: 8
Ingredients
  • BASE
  • 30 gm butter
  • 110 gm Granita biscuits
  • FILLING
  • 75 gm white choc bits
  • 250 gm cream cheese
  • 110 gm caster sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 60 ml thin cream
  • - grate chocolate speed 8/5 seconds, add rest of ingredients and whizz speed 5/15 seconds.
  • Pour over refrigerated crust and bake in 160C preheated oven for 35 minutes. Turn off oven and allow to cool, then refrigerate until firm.
Instructions
  1. BASE
  2. Crush biscuits into fine crumbs using a food processor, or put them in a plastic bag and bash them to bits with a rolling pin.
  3. Melt the butter and add to crumbs, combining well.
  4. In Thermomix - melt butter at 70C/speed 1 for 1 minute, add biscuits, crush and mix speed 5/5 seconds.
  5. Press into prepared pan and refrigerate for 10 minutes.
  6. FILLING
  7. Grate the chocolate finely, add to the rest of the ingredients and combine well.
  8. In Thermomix - - grate chocolate speed 8/5 seconds, add rest of ingredients and whizz speed 5/15 seconds.
  9. Pour over refrigerated crust and bake in 160C preheated oven for 35 minutes.
  10. Turn off oven and allow to cool, then refrigerate until firm.

 

 

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  1. Thermomixer
    04/02/2010

    Good work – not really a chocolate person – but might make it for school.

    Good to see you enjoying your Thermomix 🙂

  2. Amy
    04/04/2013

    Try a white chocolate cheesecake, steamed in the Varoma of your Thermomix. Absolutely delish! I use the recipe from http://www.tenina.com for mine.