A MACABELLA CHRISTMAS (No bake macabella cheesecake)

Christmas is my favourite time of the year, and i decided to make my own recipe for my christmas dessert. you can have this any time really. Macabella is my favourite chocolate spread, i have been using it for just about all my baking , even had to take some away to the US.

Ingredients:

Crust

  • 2×154 g Oreos biscuit crushed. (leave about 45g for decorating)
  •  (56g) butter, melted

Instruction:

  • Crush Oreos in a plastic bag till you get crumbs.
  • Combine Oreo crumbs with melted butter.
  • Press crumbs into the bottom and halfway up the sides of a 9 inch spring form pan. leave in refrigerator to get firm.

Filling

  • (670g) cream cheese, room temperature
  • (100g) sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • (450g) macabella velvet
  • 3 tbsp. cocoa powder
  • 8oz whipped cream

Instructions:

  • In a large bowl combine cream cheese and sugar together, and beat using an electric whisk.
  • Add in Macabella and cocoa powder with vanilla extract and mix till smooth and well combined.
  • Stir in whipped cream and mix together.
  • Pour filling into crust, making it smooth at the top.

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  • As the name implies ‘no bake’, refrigerate for about 5-6 hours till firm, or overnight.
  • Remove from pan and display of your cake plate.

 

Macabella Ganache

  •  (150g) macabella
  • 1/4 cup (60ml) heavy cream
  • Handful macadamia nuts (crushed)
  • Ferrero Rocher (for decorating)

Instructions:

  • In a bowl pour in macabella
  • Bring heavy cream to boil I used my microwave.
  • Pour over the macabella and whisk till smooth.
  • Allow to cool slightly and thicken before you pour over your cheese cake.
  • Sprinkle macadamia nuts over the top, and refrigerate till serving.

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