No Bake Chocolate Cheesecake Recipe

This No Bake Chocolate Cheesecake is rich, decadent, and indulgent. It’s quick and easy to make and doesn’t require an oven.




For a full tutorial for how to make this No Bake Chocolate Cheesecake watch the video below.

No Bake Chocolate Cheesecake Recipe
 
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Recipe type: Dessert
Serves: 16
Ingredients
  • 25 Oreo Cookies
  • ½ Stick | ¼ Cup | 55g Butter
  • 9oz | 250g Dark Chocolate
  • 1⅔ Cup | 400ml Heavy Cream
  • 250g Cream Cheese
  • ½ Cup Powdered Sugar | Icing Sugar
  • 1 Cup | 250ml Cream
  • 9oz | 250g Dark Chocolate
Instructions
  1. Place the Oreo cookies into a food processor and run the machine until there is only crumbs.
  2. Melt the butter in the microwave for about 30 seconds or in a saucepan.
  3. Pour the cookie crumbs and melted butter into a medium sized mixing bowl and mix together with a wooden spoon until well combined.
  4. Pour the mixture into an 8inch or 20cm lined cake tin and press down with the back of a spoon until firmly packed and even.
  5. Place the cheesecake base into the fridge to set.
  6. Cut the chocolate into small pieces with a serrated knife and place into a heat proof bowl.
  7. Melt the chocolate over a saucepan of simmering water, stirring occasionally until completely smooth and leave to cool.
  8. Pour the heavy cream into a medium sized mixing bowl and beat with a whisk until softly whipped, set to the side.
  9. In a large mixing bowl combine the cream cheese and sugar and beat with a whisk until well combined.
  10. Pour the softly whipped cream and cooled melted chocolate into the bowl with the cream cheese and sugar.
  11. Mix the ingredients together with a whisk for a few minutes until well incorporated.
  12. Pour the cheesecake filling into the cake tin and use an offset spatula to smooth out the top.
  13. Bang the cake tin on the counter a few times to remove any air bubbles and place into the fridge to firm.
  14. To make the topping for the chocolate cheesecake cut the second lot of chocolate into small pieces and place in a heat proof bowl.
  15. Pour the cream into a small saucepan and heat over medium heat until it just starts to boil.
  16. Remove the cream from the heat and pour over the chocolate and leave to stand for about 5 minutes.
  17. Mix the chocolate and cream together until completely smooth and pour over the cheesecake.
  18. Refrigerate or freeze the cheesecake for at least 4-6 hours or overnight before slicing and serving.
Notes
Use a good quality dark chocolate that is at least 50% cocoa solids for the best results.
Keep the cheesecake in the fridge until you are ready to serve. It can also be served frozen.





Cream Cheese Frosting Recipe

Cream cheese frosting is sweet and tangy with a unique flavour. It pairs perfectly with red velvet, carrot cake, banana cake, cinnamon buns and nearly anything else you can think of.





Cream Cheese Frosting Recipe
 
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Sweet and Tangy Cream Cheese Frosting
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Serves: 3 Cups
Ingredients
  • ½ Cup | 1 Stick | 115g Butter
  • 7oz | 200g Cream Cheese
  • 3 Cups | 375g Icing Sugar | Powdered Sugar
Instructions
  1. Beat room temperature butter in a stand mixer or with a hand mixer for 5 minutes until pale and light and doubled in volume.
  2. Add the cream cheese to the butter and beat for a minute until well combined.
  3. Sieve the icing sugar or powdered sugar to remove any lumps and add it to the butter and cream cheese in thirds, beating well in between each addition.
  4. Use a spatula to scrape down the sides of the bowl and beat for a further minute until the frosting is fluffy.

 

How to Cook Rice

Rice is a staple to many meals. It’s affordable, filling, and easy to make. There is no need for a rice cooker, the basics you’ll need is a saucepan, a sieve, and a few measuring cups.




For a full tutorial of how to cook rice watch the video below.

How to Cook Rice
 
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How to make perfect rice from scratch
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Serves: 2
Ingredients
  • ⅔ Cup Rice
  • 1 Cup Water
Instructions
  1. Rinse rice in a sieve until the water runs clear.
  2. Pour rice and water into a heavy based saucepan and place on high heat.
  3. Once the water comes to boiling point turn the heat to the lowest setting and place on the lid.
  4. Cook the rice for 15 minutes without lifting the lid.
  5. Turn the heat off, remove the lid and fluff the rice up with a fork before placing the lid back on and leaving for another 5-10 minutes.
Notes
This recipe works for any amount of rice just use the 1 : 1.5 ratio of rice and water.