Exotic Diwali Desserts
Celebrity chef Silvena Rowe’s simple sweet ‘cheat’ treats
Prep time: overnight
20 oreo biscuits, cream removed 1/4 cup finely chopped pistachios 50g butter, melted 1/4 tsp sumac 150g cream cheese 100g mascarpone 100g Nutella 1/4 cup caster sugar 1/4 cup whipped double cream white and milk chocolate shavings and berries, for decoration
1 Finely crumb the biscuits. Add pistachios, butter and sumac. Mix well. Press mixture down on the base of a 16cm springform cake tin. Refrigerate for at least 30 minutes.
2 Beat cream cheese with mascarpone. Spoon in Nutella, sugar and fold in the cream. Combine all well. Pour mixture in the tin over the chilled biscuit base. Refrigerate overnight to set.
3 Unmould the cake and decorate it with chocolate shavings and berries.