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Chocolate Nut Cheesecake




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chocolate nut cheesecake

an alternative to Christmas pudding
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Prep Time: 20 mins
Cook Time: 1 hr
Total Time: 1 hr 20 mins
Course: Snack
Cuisine: English
Keyword: batch cooking, cheap family recipes
Dietary Requirements: Vegetarian
Servings: 4
Cost per portion 20p
Calories: 1059kcal
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  • 100 g digestive biscuits Asda smartprice
  • 50 g salted peanuts Asda smartprice
  • 50 g chocolate Asda smartprice, plain
  • 2 tbps vegetable oil

For the filling

  • 250 g soft cheese Asda smartprice
  • 2 eggs Asda cooks eggs
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 100 g sugar granulated
  • 115 g natural yogurt Asda smartprice
  • 150 g salted peanuts Asda smartprice
  • 2 tbsp oil to turn it into peanut butter

For the Topping

  • 125 g natural yogurt Asda smartprice
  • 50 g chocolate Asda smartprice, plain, chopped
  • 15 g granulated sugar


  • Preheat the oven to 170°c/325F/Gas 3


  • For the base put the biscuits, nuts, chocolate (broken into chunks, or chopped), and oil in a food processor and mix together.
  • Once the mixture comes together in a clump, take out of the processor and press it into the bottom of a 20cm round cake tin or 8" square tin
  • Chill this whilst you prepare the cheesecake.

Peanut Butter

  • Make a peanut butter by whizzing together 150g nuts with barely 2 tablespoons of oil until it is very smooth.

Cheesecake Filling

  • For the filling place the soft cheese, eggs, and egg yolk along with the sugar, yogurt, and peanut butter into a food processor and mix until it is combined.
  • Pour the filling mixture onto the cheesecake base
  • Cook for an hour, checking after 50 minutes. The top should be golden-coloured and completely set.
  • Click here to start a 50 minute timer
  • Once the filling is cooked, take it out of the oven while you make the topping.


  • Warm the yogurt, sugar and chopped chocolate in a saucepan over very low heat, just until the chocolate is completely melted and it looks like smooth, chocolate-y sauce.
  • Spoon the topping over the top of the cheesecake.

Chill overnight

  • Let the cheesecake cool at room temperature. Once the tin no longer feels warm, put into the fridge for several hours before serving, but ideally overnight.


Priced at in December 2019
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Nutrition Facts
chocolate nut cheesecake
Amount Per Serving
Calories 1059 Calories from Fat 693
% Daily Value*
Fat 77g118%
Saturated Fat 30g188%
Cholesterol 207mg69%
Sodium 602mg26%
Potassium 704mg20%
Carbohydrates 77g26%
Fiber 7g29%
Sugar 54g60%
Protein 26g52%
Vitamin A 1082IU22%
Calcium 214mg21%
Iron 4mg22%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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