Nanaimo Bar Cheesecake

Nanaimo Bar Cheesecake

Happy Canada Day, a little sweet treat to remind you of home

Let's get started!

Pre-heat oven to 350°F, 180°C, Gas mark 4

Mix oreo crumbs with butter, peacans and coconut and press firmly into a 13x9 loose ring baking pan and place in the fridge to set

Beat cream cheese, sugar and custard powder until well blended

Add one egg at a time and beat until blended

Pour over biscuit base

Bake in the oven until centre is almost set and leave to cool, ideally overnight in the fridge

Place whipping cream and chocolate squares in a saucepan and cook on a low heat until chocolate is completely melted and the mixture is all blended together

Pour over the cheesecake and place in the fridge until chocolate mixture has set

Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 cups (320g) of crushed oreo cookies
  • 1/2 cup (110g) butter, melted
  • 1/4 cup (40g) chopped peacans
  • 1/4 cup (40g) flaked coconut
  • 1kg cream cheese, ie. philadelphia
  • 1 cup (200g) sugar
  • 3 tbsp custard powder
  • 4 eggs
  • 1/2 cup (120ml) whipping cream
  • 6 squares of semi-sweet chocolate