No-bake chocolate cheesecake

Is there anything better than a scrumptious chocolate cheesecake covered in fresh berries? The same cheesecake with no baking required is definitely one step better.

  • 38 mins preparation
  • 2 mins cooking
  • 8 hrs marinating
  • Serves 10
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No-bake chocolate cheesecake


  • 250 gram packet plain biscuits
  • 100 gram butter, melted
  • 1 tablespoon caster sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon powdered gelatine
  • 2/3 cup (165ml) lukewarm water
  • 500 gram milk cooking chocolate, chopped
  • 500 gram cream cheese
  • 395 gram tin condensed milk
  • 1 cup (250ml) thickened cream, whipped


  • 1
    Process biscuits to a rough crumb, similar to breadcrumbs. Add the butter and sugar and mix well. Press firmly into the base of a 26cm springform cake tin and refrigerate.
  • 2
    Sprinkle the gelatine over 2/3 cup (165ml) lukewarm water, and stir until dissolved.
  • 3
    Place the chocolate into a glass bowl and microwave on High for 1 minute, stir, microwave further 1 minute and stir again.)
  • 4
    In the bowl of an electric mixer, beat the cream cheese and melted chocolate until light and fluffy. With the mixer running, pour in the condensed milk.
  • 5
    Remove the bowl from the mixer and stir through the gelatine mixture, then fold through the whipped cream.
  • 6
    Pour into springform pan. Refrigerate for several hours (preferably overnight) until set.

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