Orange and macadamia cheesecake

orange and macadamia CheesecakeWoman's Day




1.Lightly grease a 28cm springform pan.
2.Place biscuits and half the nuts in a food processor and process until finely crushed. Add butter and cinnamon. Process until combined.
3.Press mixture firmly into base of prepared pan. Chill for 15 minutes, until firm.
4.Make Filling; combine juice, sugar, egg yolks and zest in a heatproof bowl. Whisk over a saucepan of simmering water for 4-5 minutes until thick and frothy. Remove from heat.
5.Meanwhile, in a small jug, whisk gelatine briskly into water with a fork until dissolved. Cool slightly.
6.In a small bowl, using an electric mixer, beat cream cheese until smooth. Gradually blend in egg and gelatine mixtures. Transfer mixture to a large bowl. Fold cream through.
7.Whisk egg whites in medium bowl until soft peaks form. Fold into cheese mixture.
8.Pour into prepared pan. Top with remaining macadamias. Chill for 3 hours or overnight. Serve topped with orange segments.

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