Snickers Cheesecake
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Serves: 8
For the base
  • 150g plain chocolate digestive biscuits
  • 75g unsalted butter melted
For the cheesecake
  • 600g cream cheese
  • 250g caster sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla bean paste
  • 2 eggs
  • 100ml double cream
  • 2 snickers chocolate bars
For the topping
  • 100-150g peanuts
  • 100g unsalted butter
  • 100g soft brown sugar
  • 200ml double cream
  1. Preheat the oven to 160 degrees, grease and line a 23cm spring form tin.
  2. Blitz the biscuits in a food processor until fine and mix the crumbs with the melted butter. blitz the chocolate digestives for the snickers cheesecake base
  3. Press the crumb mixture into the base of the tin making sure it is smooth and even all the way round. add the chocolate digestives for the snickers cheesecake to the base and press
  4. Cut up the snickers bars into small pieces and place on top of the biscuit base. chop up the snickers and add to the snickers cheesecake base
  5. Place the cream cheese in the blender and beat for a 2 minutes, then add the sugar and vanilla and blend again until combined. blend the cream cheese for the snickers cheesecakein your stand mixer
  6. Add the eggs one at a time and mix well. add the eggs and continue to mix
  7. Add the cream and blend again (at this stage you can also taste the mixture and adjust the sugar and vanilla content). add the cream and taste
  8. Pour the cream cheese mixture over the base, give it a gentle tap if needed to even it out then place in the oven. pour the cream cheese mixture into the cheesecake tin
  9. Bake for about 30 minutes or until the cheesecake becomes puffy around the edges, the cheesecake should be set but still wobbly in the centre. Turn the oven off and leave the cheesecake to cool inside (the cheesecake might crack on cooling but that's ok).
  10. Once cool leave the cheesecake to chill in the fridge for at least two hours or ideally overnight.
  11. Toast the peanuts in a dry pan with a light sprinkle of salt and leave to cool.toast
  12. To make the caramel sauce place the cream, sugar and butter into a pan and cook over a very gentle heat, stirring occasionally. Once the mixture has warmed through and the butter has melted, allow to simmer for a few minutes, then take off the heat and leave to cool. Prepare the toffee sauce for the snickers cheesecake recipe
  13. To assemble the cheesecake, sprinkle the peanuts onto the cake and then pour the caramel sauce over the top. Ideally the cheesecake should be returned to the fridge for an hour or so to allow the caramel to set slightly.assemble the snickers cheesecake
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