Baileys and Chocolate Cheesecake

Posted by on Apr 18, 2012 in Desserts | Comments Off

Baileys and Chocolate Cheesecake


  • 100g/3½ozbutter
  • 250g/8¾oz digestive buiscuits, crushed
  • 600g/1lb 5oz Philadelphia cream cheese
  • 25ml/1fl oz Baileys
  • 100ml/3½ozicing sugar
  • 300ml/10½oz double cream, whipped
  • 100g/3½oz grated chocolate
To garnish
  • 200ml/7¼oz double cream, whipped
  • cocoa powder, to dust

Preparation method

  1. Melt the butter in a pan and add the crushed digestive biscuits. Mix well until the biscuits have absorbed all the butter.
  2. Remove from the heat and press into the bottom of a lined 18cm/7in springform tin. Place in the refrigerator and allow to set for one hour.
  3. Meanwhile, prepare the filling. Lightly whip the cream cheese then beat in the Bailey’s and icing sugar. Fold in the whipped cream and grated chocolate. When smooth, spoon evenly onto the biscuits.
  4. Refrigerate and allow to set for a further two hours. Once set, remove and decorate with whipped cream and cocoa powder dusted over the top. Serve.
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