White chocolate and cherry cheesecake…

White chocolate and cherry cheesecake…

All American favourite…

A great pudding to take to a barbecue party.

Make the day before as it improves with chilling.

Serves 10-12
Preparation time: 35 minutes
Cooking time: 40-45 minutes
Chilling time: overnight or 6 hours

Biscuit base:


Cheesecake:



Topping:



Method:

  1. Preheat the oven to 180ºC/350ºF/Gas Mark 4. 
  2. Lightly butter a 23 cm (9 inch) springform tin. 
  3. Put the biscuits into a plastic bag and crush with a rolling pin or blitz in a food processor. 
  4. Melt the measured butter in a saucepan with the golden syrup, stir in the biscuit crumbs, mix well then press over the base and two thirds of the way up the tin sides.
  5. Bake the biscuit crust for 5 minutes then take out of the oven and lower the oven temperature to 150ºF/300ºC/Gas Mark 2.
  6. Melt the chocolate in a bowl set over a saucepan of gently simmering water, making sure that the water does not touch the base of the bowl. 
  7. Take off the heat, stir briefly and leave to cool for 5 minutes.
  8. Beat the cream cheese, sugar and vanilla together in a bowl with an electric whisk or in a food processor. 
  9. Gradually beat in the cream until thick once more then beat in the eggs one at a time, beating until smooth before adding the next one. 
  10. Stir in the melted chocolate.
  11. Scatter the stoned cherries over the biscuit lined tin then spoon the cheesecake mixture over the top.
  12.  Bake for 35-45 minutes until the cheesecake is firm around the edge and just beginning to colour while still slightly soft in the centre. 
  13. Turn off the oven, open the door slightly and leave to cool completely. 
  14. Chill in the fridge overnight or for at least 6 hours.

When ready to serve:

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20 responses to “White chocolate and cherry cheesecake…”

  1. Shar Martinez says:

    Wow! I've never had that and would LOVE to try it! Of course! Sounds like a really nice combination!xoxo ♥ Shar

  2. Kit @ i-lostinausten says:

    YUM! This is so tempting & cherry is my favorite fruit! LOVE IT! 🙂

  3. Lisa says:

    This does sound delicious. Now I need an excuse to make it.

  4. einfachtilda says:

    Whwowhh, wie lecker und wo bekomme ich jetzt mitten in der Nacht so lecker Kuchen her??LG Mathilda ♥

  5. Camille says:

    Looks delicious! And pretty too. 🙂

  6. Judy Haughton-James says:

    This certainly looks good Clairejustine! Have a good Friday.

  7. momphotographer says:

    that sounds heavenly good!

  8. Winnie says:

    It's a gorgeous cake!I just LOVE white-chocolate in cheesecakes – I think the combination is wonderful, and with cherries it's perfect!:)

  9. Jessica says:

    Just lovely! Thanks for sharing and linking up 🙂

  10. Nicola Thomas says:

    That looks so lovely!

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