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6 of the best chocolate cheesecakes

by Jessica Lockyer-Palmer

published on 31 March 2021

Whether you’re looking to use up leftover Easter eggs, are on the hunt for a new dessert for a special occasion or just love any excuse to consume chocolate (we hear you), a chocolate cheesecake is the answer. From a double chocolate marbled number to a no-bake banoffee version and even a cheesecake riff on a red velvet, this collection of recipes features plenty of different takes from the likes of Mary Berry, Jamie Oliver and Nigella Lawson.

Chilled Marbled Chocolate Cheesecake

Chilled Marbled Chocolate Cheesecake

Mary’s marbled recipe features white and dark chocolate delicately rippled into a creamy no-bake cheesecake. Because why have just one type of chocolate when you can have two?

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Mary Berry, Lucy Young

White Chocolate Cheesecake

White Chocolate Cheesecake

Another no-bake option, Nigella’s sleek and simple cheesecake features the perfect balance of sweet white chocolate, tart lemon and a spicy gingernut base.

Frozen Banoffee Cheesecake

Frozen Banoffee Cheesecake

Jamie’s freezer-friendly banoffee cheesecake is made using just five simple ingredients.

Red Velvet Cheesecake

Red Velvet Cheesecake

by David Lesniak, David Muniz

If you love the flavours of a red velvet cake, why not turn them into a cheesecake? This ingenious recipe is a chocoholic’s dream dessert, with cocoa powder in the cookie base and white chocolate folded through the cake batter.

Chocolate Orange Cheesecake

Chocolate Orange Cheesecake

Celebrating one of the greatest flavour combos of all time, this chocolate orange cheesecake features a base of dark chocolate digestives and chocolate chips, a light ricotta-based filling and a topping of fresh orange slices glazed with marmalade.

Mary Berry’s Chocolate, Brandy and Ginger Cheesecake

Mary Berry’s Chocolate, Brandy and Ginger Cheesecake

If you subscribe to the view that the best desserts are a little boozy, this is one for you. Combining rich dark chocolate, aromatic ginger and just the right amount of Brandy, Mary’s cheesecake is one for the grown-ups.

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