Friday, October 12, 2007

Tim Tam Cheesecake

Posted by kel @ sweet treats at 10:58 PM

J's workmates decided that I should make them a Tim Tam cheesecake. I must say, it's quite painstaking making a cheesecake that you know you're not going to be able to eat. Ho hum. It got the thumbs up from his colleagues though - one of them went as far as saying I'm a 'keeper', which is...err...nice?


1 250g packet Chocolate Ripple biscuits (these are a plain chocolate cookie, for those international visitors!)

130g butter,melted

50g milk or dark chocolate,melted


3 tsp gelatine

1/4 cup of water

2 x 250g packets Philly cream cheese, softened

1/2 cup caster sugar

1 x pkt Tim Tam biscuits ,chopped (ok, so maybe you international people may have trouble finding Tim Tams...but seriously, these are the best biccies EVER)

1 x 300ml carton thickened cream, whipped


Process chocolate biscuits until finely crushed. Add butter and process until just combined. Press biscuit mixture evenly over base of a 20 cm spring-form tin. Cover and refrigerate while preparing filling.

Sprinkle gelatine over the water in a small heatproof jug.Stand jug in a small pan of simmering water and stir until gelatine is dissolved. Leave aside to cool slightly. Beat cream cheese & sugar with electric mixer until smooth. Stir in gelatine mixture, then chopped Tim Tams. Fold in whipped cream. Pour filling into prepared tin. Drizzle choc in parrallel lines (about 1cm apart) across cheesecake. Pull a skewer backwards & forwards through choc to create a lovely pattern on the top of the cheesecake. Refrigerate cheesecake for about three hours or until set.

4 comments on "Tim Tam Cheesecake"

Buffy said...

I'm so trying this one, cheesecake is my favourite thing in the whole wide world.

Samara on Sunday, 14 October, 2007 said...

Wow Kel!

Have I told you that I lurrrve cheesecake?!

Benjamina on Tuesday, 16 October, 2007 said...

Kellotta, can you pwetty pwease make me a raspberry and white chocolate cheesecake? I have a weakness for white chocolate in cakes/desserts... Although I don't particularly like it that much on it's own. I'm so happy that you've found your calling! xo <3

Kellie on Wednesday, 17 October, 2007 said...

Yes of course Benny darling :)


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