Chocolate Orange Cheesecake

Chocolate Orange Cheesecake | Terry’s chocolate orange, no-bake cheesecake, new for Christmas 2022 | Gestational Diabetes UK

Terry’s Chocolate Orange Cheesecake is my latest addition to the GD-friendly, no-bake cheesecakes for Christmas 2022. If Terry’s chocolate orange is one thing that makes your Christmas, then it’s a must to make this deal with!

It’s in reality simple to make, and even supposing a meals processor to grind the biscuits and a hand whisk is useful to whip the cream, you’ll simply do that via hand which means no particular apparatus is wanted. You don’t even want a loose-bottom cake tin like I’ve used right here, as you’ll make this cheesecake in any baking dish, bowl or simply in ramekins.

The volume of cream cheeses and cream on this cheesecake simply pairs the carbs from the chocolate and biscuit base.

You don’t want added sugar or sweetener on this recipe since the chocolate orange is good sufficient to paintings its magic along some additional cocoa and orange extract.

On this recipe, I take advantage of Nairn’s chocolate orange oat biscuits for the biscuit base. I reside in Scotland so this can be a bit more straightforward for me to search out those Scottish biscuits, on the other hand, Nairn’s are incessantly to be had in higher supermarkets and cut price shops equivalent to Aldi, Lidl, B&M, House Bargains and Poundland. If you’ll’t to find this flavour, any of the opposite Nairn’s oat biscuits or Nairn’s gluten-free biscuits breaks can be utilized as an alternative. Failing this, standard digestives can be utilized instead too.

Nairns chocolate orange oat biscuits

I take advantage of orange extract within the cheesecake filling and within the whipped orange-flavoured cream. This in reality is helping to accentuate the orange flavour within the cheesecake, on the other hand if you’ll’t to find this, it is advisable to replace with loads extra orange zest combined thru as an alternative.

Chocolate Orange Cheesecake

Chocolate Orange Cheesecake | Terry’s chocolate orange, no-bake cheesecake, new for Christmas 2022 | Gestational Diabetes UK

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Route: Muffins, Snacks
Delicacies: British
Nutrition: Diabetic, Vegetarian
Key phrase: cheesecake, chocolate, orange
Loose or Subscription Recipe: Loose Recipe
Loose from: coconut, eggs, nuts
Prep Time: 15 mins
Cooling Time: 1 hour
Overall Time: 1 hour 15 mins
Servings: 8 servings
Energy: 896kcal
Creator: Jo Paterson


  • 20cm spring shape or loose-bottom cake pan
  • Electrical whisk or stand mixer makes this more straightforward! (However you’ll whisk via hand in the event you do not have those)
  • Meals processor or blender


For the cheesecake base

  • 200 grams Nairns chocolate orange oat biscuits (or some other flavour of Nairns oat biscuits, or digestives)
  • 60 grams butter melted

For the cheesecake filling

  • 400 grams cream cheese
  • 250 grams mascarpone
  • 300 ml double cream
  • 157 grams Terry’s chocolate orange (1 x chocolate orange, I used ½ a depressing choc orange and ½ a milk choc orange)
  • 2 tbsp cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp orange extract

For chocolate orange ganache

  • 100 grams Terry’s darkish chocolate orange
  • 150 ml double cream

For orange whipped cream

  • 150 ml double cream
  • 1 tsp orange extract

For the cheesecake ornament

  • 8 segments Terry’s chocolate orange
  • 1 medium orange zest most effective


  • Get started via lifting the cream cheese, mascarpone and double cream out of the refrigerator to heat up fairly while making the biscuit base

For the Cheesecake Base

  • To create a big stand-alone cheesecake, line the bottom of a 20cm springform (loose-bottom) cake pan with baking paper
  • Weigh down or blitz the biscuits to a wonderful crumb, then pour over the melted butter. Stir to coat the biscuit crumb to create a ‘sand-like’ texture
  • Press the biscuit crumb into the pan and stage to make sure the bottom is a fair thicknessNOTE: Don’t press too arduous, another way the bottom will transform too forged after cooling. It will have to simply grasp in combinationThen position the bottom into the fridge to chill while making ready the cheesecake filling

For the Cheesecake Filling

  • Gently warmth the chocolate orange segments in a bowl over scorching water, or in brief bursts in a microwave, till absolutely melted and shiny, then apart to chill
  • Pour the double cream right into a separate bowl and whisk till it thickens to comfortable peaks (don’t over-whisk or the cream will break up. That is a lot more straightforward to keep an eye on via the use of a hand whisk, however does take a while and numerous whisking!), then put aside
  • Upload the cream cheese and mascarpone cheese to a big bowl and blend via hand till easy
  • Pour the cooled melted chocolate into the cream cheese and mascarpone cheese and whisk till easyNOTE: The chocolate will company up when being added to cheese combine because it cools, this creates a chocolate orange chip right through the cheesecake which is scrumptious. The extra you whisk, the smoother the chocolate orange will probably be
  • Sieve the cocoa powder into the cheese combination and pour within the orange extract and whisk smartly
  • Upload the double cream to the cheese combine and fold thru till absolutely blended
  • Unfold the cheesecake filling over the biscuit base and unfold out frivolously. Drop the pan a few instances to make sure the filling covers any gaps and any bubbles/wallet of air upward push to the skin
  • Position the cheesecake again into the refrigerator while making the ganache and whipped cream for adornment

For the chocolate ganache ornament

  • Upload chocolate orange segments and double cream to a pan on medium warmth, stir till the chocolate melts and creates a thick chocolate sauce
  • Pour the chocolate right into a bowl or jug and position within the refrigerator to chill in order that it corporations up sufficient to pipe

For the orange whipped cream

  • Pour double cream and orange extract right into a bowl and whisk till it thickens to a pipeable consistency

To brighten the cheesecake

  • Pipe alternating chocolate ganache and orange cream swirls onto the cheesecake. Most sensible with segments of Terry’s chocolate orange (I alternated with darkish and milk chocolate orange segments)
  • Grate a chocolate orange phase excessive of the cheesecake, then end with the orange zest


Energy: 896kcal | Carbohydrates: 37g | Protein: 11g | Fats: 79g | of which saturates: 48g | Fibre: 4g | of which sugars: 23g

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