Oreo and Nutella Cheesecake with a Chocolate Ganache and White chocolate Shavings!

Ingredients:

For the crust:

  • 20 oreos crushed
  • 50 g butter at room temperature
  • 2-3 tbsp Nutella

For the filling:

  • 80 g bittersweet chocolate
  • 150 g Nutella,
  • 300 g  cream cheese
  • 100 g Whipping Cream (whipped into soft peaks with the )
  • 50 grams icing sugar

For Ganache:

  • Dark chocolate/ milk chocolate
  • Heavy Cream
  • White chocolate for Shavings

Method: To make the crust

  1. Place all the ingredients into a food processor and mix until the mixture resembles damp sand. Add more Nutella if you feel the mixture is too dry.
  2. Press the mixture evenly on the bottom and up the sides of a  (8 inch) springform pan, and set aside to set in the fridge.
Method: To make the filling
  1. Place Nutella into a bowl along with the chocolate.
  2. Melt in the microwave for around 1 minute, checking every 20 seconds and stirring in between until chocolate has melted completely.
  3. Beat in the remaining Nutella and cream cheese. Keep mixing and folding until the mixture resembles the consistency of chocolate mousse.
  4. Whisk the whipping cream into soft peaks
  5. Add sugar to the whipped cream and fold gently
  6. Add the whipping cream into the mixture of cream cheese
  7. Scrape the mixture onto the Oreo crust and spread it out evenly using a spatula
  8. Let cheesecake refrigerate before putting the ganache on top

Method: Ganache

  1. Heat the cream Pour the cream into a small saucepan and place it over medium-low heat for a few minutes.  Turn off the flame and remove the cream from the stove.
  2.  Chop the chocolate into fine pieces.
  3. Add the chocolate to the cream and stir gently allowing the chocolate to soften and melt.
  4. Stir the mixture With a spatula until it comes together in a creamy Ganache.
  5. Cool the ganache
  6. Add the ganache to the top of the layer of cheesecake and then smooth over with a flat knife
  7. Add the white chocolate shavings on top for decoration 🙂

 

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