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Raspberry Chocolate Cheesecake! – Jane’s Patisserie


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A deliciously wealthy and chocolatey raspberry chocolate cheesecake with a chocolate biscuit base, chocolate raspberry filling and extra! 

So let’s say hey to one of the crucial luxurious and scrumptious chocolate cheesecakes you’ll ever meet?! Oh go on then… right here you go. An excellent wealthy and indulgent raspberry chocolate cheesecake which is utter heaven in each single chunk. 

Baked cheesecakes

So I’ll clearly begin by saying that this cheesecake is a baked cheesecake as a result of it actually does simply make it higher. I do know I do know, I’ve so many no-bake scrumptious cheesecakes on my weblog now that are simply as superb, however to get that proper and indulgent flavour you do have to have a baked cheesecake. 

The recipes are fairly much like my chocolate cheesecake bars and chocolate overload cheesecake as a result of they only labored so properly, however with the portions altered to suit a a lot smaller tin as compared. 

There are fairly just a few extra substances in a baked cheesecake as properly however that may be a given – it’s good to add in substances resembling eggs to get the proper texture and finish consequence I’m afraid! 

The method is much like the purpose that you must make the bottom and filling, bake it, after which sure… you continue to must set it within the fridge ideally in a single day! There’s no such factor as a fast cheesecake, sadly. 

Base

For the bottom, it’s fairly much like all different cheesecakes – however I used Oreos this time. I made a decision to make use of Oreos as they’ve darkish colors so would distinction properly with the remainder of the cheesecake however that is optionally available. You should utilize digestives, shortbread, gingernuts, and many others.

I used a smaller quantity of butter in comparison with regular as Oreos require much less butter as a result of creme filling (which sure, you do go away in!). But additionally, I discover it greatest to bake the bottom of a baked cheesecake for about 10 minutes earlier than including the filling to create a seal and stop leakage. 

Filling

For the filling, I went a little bit bit loopy to get that scrumptious chocolatey fudgey flavour and oh my days it was WORTH IT!! Heaven in each chunk I ought to say (once more). 

  • Chocolate – As you need to have a wealthy and indulgent cheesecake for one thing like this, you actually do have to use DARK chocolate. It’s meant to be wealthy and scrumptious, and it really works much better with the upper cocoa content material. I do additionally add in cocoa powder to present an additional trace of that chocolate. 
  • Cream cheese – Please, as all the time, use FULL-FAT CREAM CHEESE. Whether or not it’s grocery store personal, Philadelphia, and many others and many others… simply ensure that it’s full fats. Decrease fats content material may cause splitting and a wasted cheesecake. 
  • Sugar – I used a combination of caster sugar and light-weight brown sugar however you should use all of 1 or the opposite should you fancy – I simply favored the steadiness of the style of the sugar.
  • Eggs – I used medium eggs as I all the time do. You probably have massive you’ll be able to nonetheless use three, it received’t trigger an issue with a baked cheesecake. 
  • Cream – For this explicit cheesecake I used double cream, however soured cream and pure yoghurt work rather well, additionally. 
  • Flavours – In order all the time, I used vanilla, after which the raspberries after all! 

Chocolate

In order talked about above it’s tremendous necessary to have a excessive cocoa content material chocolate to get one of the best outcomes you presumably can. I all the time use this darkish chocolate as a result of I purchase it in bulk and I like the standard of it, however any darkish chocolate with a 70%+ cocoa content material would work properly. 

Usually in baked cheesecakes use plain flour, however on this I exploit the cocoa powder because the ‘dry’ so it’s necessary to maintain it in. Nevertheless, should you didn’t need to use cocoa powder, you’ll be able to swap it to the plain flour should you wanted or wished to. 

The ornament of the cheesecake makes use of a ganache wherein I exploit a combination of the darkish chocolate once more, but additionally some milk chocolate. This is similar ganache I exploit just about the entire time now as a result of it’s simply the right steadiness of sweetness and heavenly deliciousness. 

Raspberries 

As I’ve now down two baked chocolate cheesecakes, the raspberries have been the addition to degree all of it up and simply make this recipe completely epic. 

I used contemporary raspberries contained in the cheesecake combine in order that they might bake into the combination and preserve it moist, and then you definitely’d additionally get a little bit pocked of sharp and candy flavour all through the chocolate. You should utilize frozen, however typically it might probably make it a little bit moist. 

I used some extra contemporary raspberries to brighten the cheesecake as a result of the color is gorgeous, and in addition some freeze dried raspberries. They’re like tiny little jewels that simply make something look good! 

Bain Marie 

So relating to baked cheesecakes there just a few issues that may assist you to out… some, I don’t trouble with, but it surely is dependent upon the outcomes you’re after. 

Typically baked cheesecakes can have cracks in them as soon as they’ve cooled, and while i don’t thoughts this as I simply cowl the highest in ganache anyway, you’ll be able to forestall this by baking the cheesecake right into a bain marie. 

You might want to wrap the bottom and sides tin you’re utilizing in foil in an effort to then sit the cheesecake in a big tray of water… the water must go about half approach up the perimeters of the tin, and the foil is there to stop any of the water attending to the cheesecake. You observe the baking steps the identical approach, you simply must be cautious when taking the cheesecake out of the water. 

Ideas and Methods

As talked about all through this weblog submit there are a number of bits that may assist you have got a superbly scrumptious cheesecake. Use a bain marie in order for you the right end, ensure that to bake the bottom first, and so forth! 

For this recipe I exploit: 

 

Base

  • 300 g oreos
  • 90 g unsalted butter

Cheesecake

  • 225 g darkish chocolate
  • 500 g full-fat comfortable cream cheese
  • 100 g caster sugar
  • 100 g gentle brown comfortable sugar
  • 35 g cocoa powder
  • 3 medium eggs
  • 150 ml double cream
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 200 g raspberries

Base

  • Preheat the oven to 200ºc/180ºfan and get a deep 8″/20cm spherical tin.

  • Blitz the biscuits to a advantageous crumb

  • Soften the butter in a separate bowl, after which combine into the biscuit. Press the combination into the underside of the lined tin.

  • Bake the biscuit base within the oven for 10 minutes.

Cheesecake

  • As soon as the bottom has been baked, decrease the temp of the oven to 180ºc/160ºfan – go away the biscuit base on the facet for now.

  • In a bowl, soften the darkish chocolate till easy – I do that within the microwave briefly bursts.

  • In a brand new massive bowl, add the full-fat comfortable cream cheese and beat till easy.

  • Add the eggs, beating properly as you go, and add within the sugars. Beat this till mixed.

  • Add within the cocoa powder and vanilla extract and beat once more to mix.

  • Fold by the cooled melted darkish chocolate till easy.

  • Add within the double cream, and fold once more till easy. Lastly, fold by the raspberries.

  • Unfold the combination over the baked biscuit base. Bake the cheesecake within the oven for 35 minutes.

  • Go away the cheesecake to chill within the oven with the door barely adjar, for an hour

  • Take away the tin from the oven, and set the cheesecake within the fridge for at least 6 hours.

Ornament

  • As soon as the cheesecake has set, add the darkish chocolate, milk chocolate and double cream to a jug.

  • Soften this collectively and stir properly till easy.

  • Pour this on to the cheesecake and unfold, and sprinkle on some chocolate curls, raspberries and freeze dried raspberries. Go away this to set for about an hour after which portion, and luxuriate in!

  • You can also make the bottom not chocolate-themed by eradicating the cocoa powder.
  • I actually would advocate utilizing darkish chocolate – don’t fret, it would not style ‘bitter’. 
  • This cheesecake final 3+ days within the fridge. 
  • You’ll be able to freeze this cheesecake for 3+ months. 
  • On this recipe I used:
  • If you wish to forestall any cracks within the floor of the cheesecake (it would not significantly trouble me with this one as I cowl the highest in ganache) however bake the cheesecake in a bain marie.
    • Wrap the bottom of the cheesecake tin foil so water can not get to it
    • Use a bigger tin with about 1″ of water in
    • Bake the cheesecake on this 

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