Quick & Easy

Black forest cheesecake slice

With a layer of dark chocolate, creamy cheesecake filling and sweet cherry jelly, this slice is a most decadent treat.
black forest cheesecake slice
12H 35M



1.Preheat oven to 160°C (140°C fan-forced). Grease base of 19cm x 29cm slice pan; line base with baking paper, extending paper 5cm over long sides.
2.Drain cherries; reserve syrup. To make cherry topping, combine jelly crystals and the water in small bowl, stir until jelly is dissolved. Stir in 2/3 cup reserved cherry syrup; cool. Refrigerate jelly until thickened to the stage where it resembles unbeaten egg whites.
3.Spread chocolate over base of pan; refrigerate until set.
4.Beat cheese, mascarpone, sugar, cream and egg yolk in small bowl with electric mixer until smooth; stir in cherries.
5.Beat egg white in small bowl with electric mixer until soft peaks form; fold into cream cheese mixture. Pour over chocolate base.
6.Bake about 35 minutes; cool in oven with door ajar.
7.Pour cherry topping over cheesecake. Refrigerate overnight.

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