Monday, 10 November 2014

Kids in the Kitchen - White Chocolate Cheesecake

Welcome to this weeks Kids in the Kitchen. This week I had the Little Man in the kitchen as a willing helper. Together we made White Chocolate Cheesecake after finding a recipe over on The Reading Residence blog. It was incredibly delicious and so easy to make.

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I was incredibly impressed with the Biscuit Castle made by T for a homework project over on Autism Mumma. How brilliant and it looks tasty too...I'm a terrible biscuit addict.


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White Chocolate Cheesecake.


We adapted this a little because I didn't have any Philadelphia in the fridge so I used mascarpone cheese. It is very similar but less acidic and a little more creamy. It did go just as nice with the white chocolate though.

Ingredients:

50g unsalted melted butter
150g ginger biscuits (you can use digestives)

100g mascarpone cheese
100g white chocolate buttons
120ml double cream
30g caster sugar

Method:

we put the biscuits in a food bag and the Little Man had loads of fun bashing them up to crumbs.



We covered a 7" victoria sponge tin with tin foil, this helps to remove the cheesecake when set.
We added the biscuit crumbs to the melted butter and mixed well.
The mixture was then pressed into the bottom of the tin with the back of a spoon.
This was then put in the fridge to set while we made the topping.

In a large bowl we whisked the cream into peaks. The Little Man thought this was good fun and was amazed to see the runny cream turn thick and stiff.

In another bowl we added the cheese and the sugar and mixed them together.

Meanwhile I melted the chocolate buttons in a bowl over a pan of hot, but not boiling, water.

We added the chocolate to the cheese and sugar mixture and mixed well.
Then I folded in the whipped cream.

We poured the topping on the base and left in the fridge to set.















































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2 comments:

  1. you make it sound so easy! My cheesecakes always go wrong - i've given up trying! Little man looks like he's enjoying himself. x

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    1. This one really really is easy...and incredibly yummy!

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