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Chocolate cheesecake with cherry sauce

5
5
4
SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
40 min
Prep
30 min
Cook
10 min
Serves
12
Difficulty
Easy
This decadent chocolate cheesecake uses a combination of ricotta, cream cheese and yogurt for a rich creamy texture, all drizzled with a rich cherry sauce.

Ingredients

Porridge oats

90 g

Ground Cinnamon

½ teaspoons, level

Honey

1 tablespoons, heaped

Low Fat Spread

2 tablespoons

Ricotta Cheese

200 g

Medium fat soft cheese

250 g

0% fat natural Greek yogurt

170 g

Tesco Stevia Sweet Granulated Sweetener

1 teaspoons

Cocoa Powder

2 tablespoons, level

WW Belgian Dark Chocolate Bar

45 g

Gelatine

2 sachet(s), standard

Egg white(s), raw

2 individual

Cornflour

3 teaspoons, level

Cherries, fresh

200 g

Calorie controlled cooking spray

4 spray(s)

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 200°C, fan 180°C, gas mark 6. Lightly spray a 20cm round sping-form tin with cooking spray. Line base and sides with baking paper.
  2. Spread oats on a baking tray and bake for 10 minutes or until lightly browned. Set aside to cool.
  3. Process oats, cinnamon, honey and spread in a food processor until finely chopped and combined. Press oat mixture evenly over the base or prepared tin and refrigerate until cold.
  4. Meanwhile, using an electric mixer, beat ricotta, cream cheese, yogurt, sweetener and cocoa until smooth. Beat in chocolate, sprinkle gelatine over 2 tablespoons of boiling water in a small heatproof jug. Stir with a fork until gelatine has dissolved and stir into the cheese mixture.
  5. Using clean, dry electric beaters, lightly beat the egg whites until soft peaks form. Fold into the cheese mixture. Then spread mixture into prepared tin. Refrigerate for 3 hours or overnight until set.
  6. Blend cornflour with 125ml water in a small saucepan. Add cherries and extra sweetener. Stir over medium heat until mixture boils and thickens. Refrigerate until cold. Sprinkle cheesecake with extra cocoa. Cut cake into wedges and serve with cherry sauce.

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