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easter cheesecake recipe
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5 from 2 votes

Easter Cheesecake

A chocolate cheesecake topped with your favourite Easter Eggs!
Prep Time30 mins
Setting time3 hrs
Total Time3 hrs 30 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Australian
Keyword: Easter Cheesecake
Servings: 12 servings
Calories: 808kcal

Equipment

  • 1 round springform tin (about 24.5cm diameter)

Ingredients

Base

  • 250 grams Marie Biscuits, finely crushed
  • 2 tablespoons drinking chocolate
  • 150 grams butter, melted

Filling

  • 500 grams cream cheese
  • 395 grams condensed milk
  • 1/4 cup boiling water
  • 2 teaspoons gelatine
  • 250 grams milk chocolate, melted
  • 1/2 cup thickened cream, whipped to soft peaks

Easter Egg Topping

  • 80 grams Chang's Fried Noodles
  • 150 grams milk chocolate, melted
  • 50 grams Maltesers, crushed
  • 125 grams mini speckled eggs
  • 2 Cadbury creme eggs, halved
  • 3 medium hollow Easter egg

Instructions

  • Grease round springform tin (about 24.5cm diameter) and line base with baking paper.
  • Combine base ingredients and then press firmly into bottom of tin. Place in fridge to set.
  • Beat cream cheese and condensed milk until smooth.
  • Dissolve gelatine in boiling water, then add this along with melted chocolate to the cream cheese mixture and beat on medium until combined.
  • Fold in cream gently and then pour the mixture on top of the base and place into fridge to set for at least 2 hours.
  • Combine melted chocolate and fried noodles and spread out onto a baking tray lined with baking paper. Allow to set.
  • Break up noodles and chocolate, once set and place in a circle pattern a couple of centimeters inside the edge of the cheesecake to form a "nest" for your eggs.
  • Sprinkle Maltesers inside "nest" and then arrange the eggs in the nest.
  • Store in fridge for up to 3 days.

Nutrition

Calories: 808kcal | Carbohydrates: 79g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 55g | Saturated Fat: 32g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 16g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 91mg | Sodium: 531mg | Potassium: 410mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 57g | Vitamin A: 1107IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 179mg | Iron: 3mg