Recipe

Mars bar cheesecake

Sticky caramel Mars bars find their perfect companion in a rich a creamy cheesecake that'll send your tastebuds into a tizzy.

  • 45 mins preparation
  • 5 mins cooking
  • 4 hrs marinating
  • Serves 8
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Mars Bars cheesecake

Ingredients

  • 310 gram chocolate chip biscuits
  • 75 gram butter, melted
  • 2 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 20 gram butter, extra
  • 1 1/2 cup (375ml) cream
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon gelatine
  • 1/4 cup (60ml) water
  • 500 gram cream cheese, chopped, softened
  • 1/2 cup (110g) caster sugar
  • 2 x 53g mars bars, finely chopped
  • 100 gram milk chocolate, finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup extra cream

Method

  • 1
    Process biscuits until fine. Transfer biscuits to a medium bowl, stir in butter. Press mixture evenly over base and side of 20cm springform pan. Refrigerate while preparing filling.
  • 2
    In a small saucepan, combine brown sugar, extra butter and 2 tablespoons of the cream. Stir over medium heat until sugar dissolves. Simmer 5 minutes.
  • 3
    In a small heatproof jug, sprinkle gelatine over the water. Stand jug in a small saucepan of simmering water. Stir until dissolved.
  • 4
    In a medium bowl, beat cream cheese and caster sugar with an electric mixer until smooth.
  • 5
    In a small bowl, whip the remaining cream with an electric mixer until soft peaks form. Stir slightly warm gelatine mixture into cream cheese mixture with the Mars Bars; then fold in the whipped cream.
  • 6
    Pour 2/3 of the cream cheese mixture onto the biscuit base in pan. Drizzle over 2/3 of the butterscotch sauce. Swirl the mixture to distribute the butterscotch sauce. Repeat the process with remaining cream cheese mixture, butterscotch sauce.
  • 7
    Refrigerate for 3 hours or until set. While cake is setting, combine chocolate and extra cream in a small saucepan; stir over low heat until smooth. Serve the cheesecake drizzled with milk chocolate sauce.

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