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White chocolate cheesecake topped with strawberries, chocolate curls and strawberry sauce Tried & Tested

White chocolate and strawberry cheesecake

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Who can resist the combination of white chocolate , cheesecake and strawberries! This gorgeous dessert can be made a day in advance for a stunning summer party.

Key Information

  • Prep:
  • Bake:
  • Serves:12
  • Skill level:easy

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Ingredients

For the base

  • 100g 3½ oz Nuts mixed, chopped
  • 100g 3½ oz Digestive biscuits
  • 85g 3 oz Butter (unsalted) melted

For the topping

  • 150ml 5⅛ fl oz Double cream
  • 250g 8⅞ oz White chocolate
  • 3 3 Gelatine leaves sheets
  • 300g 10⅝ oz Cream cheese full fat
  • 250g 8⅞ oz Mascarpone cheese
  • 350g 12½ oz Strawberries
  • 2tbsp 2tbsp Strawberry jam
  • 50g 1⅞ oz White chocolate

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The Method Enter Bake mode

  1. Classic mode Step 1

    Grease and line a 20 or 23 cm (8-9″) round , spring form cake tin and line the base with baking parchment.

  2. Classic mode Step 2

    Place the nuts and biscuits in a food processor and process until they are form fine crumbs. Add the melted butter and mix well. Place in the cake tin and press down well. Chill in the fridge for at least 30 mins.

    Ingredients for this step

    • 100g 3½ oz Nuts mixed, chopped
    • 100g 3½ oz Digestive biscuits
    • 85g 3 oz Butter (unsalted) melted
  3. Classic mode Step 3

    Place the cream and chocolate into a small pan and heat very gently, stirring continuously until the chocolate has melted.

    Ingredients for this step

    • 150ml 5⅛ fl oz Double cream
    • 250g 8⅞ oz White chocolate
  4. Classic mode Step 4

    Place the gelatine in a bowl of cold water and leave for 5 mins until softened. Remove the gelatine, shaking off the water, and add to the cream and white chocolate. Stir until dissolved.

    Ingredients for this step

    • 3 3 Gelatine leaves sheets
  5. Classic mode Step 5

    Whisk the cream cheese and mascarpone until smooth, then whisk in the chocolate mixture until smooth.

    Ingredients for this step

    • 300g 10⅝ oz Cream cheese full fat
    • 250g 8⅞ oz Mascarpone cheese
  6. Classic mode Step 6

    Hull and roughly chop 200g of the strawberries and stir into the cream cheese mixture. Pour into the cake tin and leave to set for at least 4 hours or overnight.

    Ingredients for this step

    • 200g 7⅛ oz Strawberries
  7. Classic mode Step 7

    To decorate, push 100g of the strawberries through a sieve into a small pan. Add the strawberry jam and heat for 2-3 minutes to make a smooth sauce. Allow to cool.

    Ingredients for this step

    • 100g 3½ oz Strawberries
    • 2tbsp 2tbsp Strawberry jam
  8. Classic mode Step 8

    Use a potato peeler to shave off small curls of white chocolate.

    Ingredients for this step

    • 50g 1⅞ oz White chocolate
  9. Classic mode Step 9

    Run a knife around the cheesecake if necessary, then remove the sides and base of the tin. Top with strawberries, chocolate curls and just before serving drizzle with the strawberry sauce.

    Ingredients for this step

    • 50g 1⅞ oz Strawberries