• Serves: 4
  • Prep Time: 20 mins
  • Cooking Time: 5 hours to chill
  • Difficulty: Easy

With the days getting duller and the seasonal lethargy kicking in, who can resist this quick and easy pick-me-up to give you a caffeine boost? So, this dessert combines the flavours of a cheesecake washed down with a cup of coffee with the creamy coolness so needed while sat in front of the fire this season. It’s easy to make and will definitely go down a treat with your family or guests.

 

Here's what you'll need...

  • 150g cream cheese
  • 300ml double cream plus extra for decoration
  • 150g golden caster sugar
  • 3 large egg yolks
  • 2 espresso shots
  • digestives and dark chocolate for decoration

 

  • Espresso Cheesecake Dessert Ingredients

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Here's how it's done...

  • 1

    First of all make two espresso (espressos, espressi, caffè espresso – I think the jury is still out on the correct plural)

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  • 2

    Whisk the double cream until stiff, put into the fridge

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  • 3

    Whisk the egg yolks and the sugar until pale and fluffy

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  • 4

    Add the espresso whilst continuing to whisk

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  • 5

    Now whisk in the cream cheese

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  • 6

    Get the cream from the fridge and fold into the mix with a spatula

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  • 7

    Pour the mix into four glasses and put into the fridge to set

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  • 8

    When ready to serve, top with whipped cream, crushed digestives and grated chocolate.

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By Carole Poirot on 09.11.16

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