Mars Bar Cheesecake



Mars Bar Cheesecake is an absolute favourite. It is easy to make and well worth the effort. Why not try this recipe today?

INGREDIENTS

Base
250g plain chocolate biscuits
150g butter, melted

Filling
2 tblsp brown sugar
20g butter
300ml thickened cream
50g milk chocolate, chopped finely
3 tsp gelatine powder
60ml water
2 x 250g packets of cream cheese, softened
110g caster sugar
3 x 60g Mars Bars, chopped finely

METHOD

Base
Place biscuits in a food processor and combine until mixture resembles fine breadcrumbs. Add melted butter and mix until just combined.

Line a 21cm springform cake tin with foil. Press biscuit crumbs evenly over base and sides of tin. Cover and refrigerate for 30 minutes or until firm.

Topping
Combine brown sugar, butter and tblsp of cream in a small saucepan. Stir over low heat until sugar dissolves to make butterscotch sauce.

In another small saucepan, combine chocolate and 2 tblsp cream. Stir over low heat until the chocolate melts.

Filling
Place water in a small heatproof jug. Sprinkle gelatine over the water. Stand the jug in a small saucepan of simmering water. Stir until gelatine has dissolved. Allow to cool for 5 minutes.

Beat cream cheese and caster sugar in a medium size bowl until smooth. Beat remaining cream in a small bowl with an electric mixer until soft peaks form. Stir slightly warm gelatine mixture into cheese mixture with Mars Bars, fold in cream.

Pour half of the cheesecake mixture into prepared cake tin. Drizzle half the butterscotch and chocolate over cheese mixture. Pull a skewer backwards and forwards through the mixture several times to create a marble effect.

Repeat process again with remaining cheese mixture and sauces. Cover and refrigerate for three hours or until set.


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