Orange & chocolate cheesecake

Orange & chocolate cheesecake

Celebrate the wonderful combination of orange and chocolate in this rich, zesty cheesecake.

By , 21 September 2015
Orange & chocolate cheesecake
  • Ready in: 57 mins
  • Serves: 18
  • Price: 32p per serving
Nutritional Info
Each 80g serving contains
  • Fat 16
  • Sat Fat 9.6
  • Sugar 16.8
  • Salt 0.24
  • Cals 254
of your reference intake.
Typical energy values per 100g: 1329kJ/318kcal.
  • 150g chocolate digestive biscuits
  • 75g unsalted butter, softened
  • 400g Chosen by you 50% Less Fat Light Soft Cheese
  • Zest of 1 orange, plus extra to decorate
  • 4 tbsp fresh orange juice
  • 4 tbsp cocoa powder, plus extra to decorate
  • 1 level tbsp cornflour, blended with 1 tbsp cold water
  • 1/2 tsp Extra Special Valencian Orange Extract
  • 150g caster sugar
  • 150g creme fraiche
  • 3 medium eggs
  • 150ml double cream, whipped
  • Terry's Chocolate Orange, to decorate
  • Preheat the oven to 180C/160C Fan/Gas 4. Grease a 30cm loose-based cake tin and line the base with baking paper.

  • Put the chocolate biscuits in a freezer bag and bash with a rolling pin to form fine crumbs. Put in a bowl, add the softened butter and mix together. Press into the base of the cake tin, then bake for 10 minutes.

  • Put the soft cheese in a bowl with the orange zest and juice. Mix well. Add the cocoa powder, blended cornflour, orange extract, caster sugar, creme fraiche and eggs. Beat until smooth uising a whisk or processor.

  • Pour over the biscuit base. Bake for 45-50 minutes, then leave to cool in the oven with the door slightly ajar.

  • Spoon the whipped cream over the cheesecake. Sprinkle over the extra orange zest and cocoa powder, then finish with Chocolate Orange slices.