STRAWBERRY AND WHITE CHOCOLATE CHEESECAKE
Serves 10 A dessert of sheer decadence - relatively easy to master but once you have it’s a showpiece dessert! Base
400g custard cream biscuits - crushed
100g melted butter Cheesecake Mix
500g mascarpone cream cheese 50g caster sugar 350ml whipping cream – whipped
350g white chocolate - melted Topping 75g caster sugar 375ml whipping cream 175g strawberry chocolate 75g butter To Serve Fresh strawberries Strawberry coulis Chocolate decorations Method: 1. For the base – mix together the biscuits and butter. Press into a shallow clingfilmed tray. 2. Gently mix together the mascarpone and sugar, fold in the whipped cream then quickly fold in the melted chocolate. Spoon the mixture over the base, smooth out, then refrigerate. 3. For the topping – boil the sugar and cream together and simmer for eight minutes or until a pale yellow colour, mix in the chocolate and butter, cool slightly then pour over the cheesecake mix. Leave to set for about two hours in the fridge. 4. When ready to serve, remove the cheesecake from the tray, slide off the clingfilm then slice into neat rectangles. Top with the strawberries then decorate with the chocolate and strawberry coulis.
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