Chocolate Cheesecake

Preparation info
  • Serves


    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      4 hr

Appears in
The French Kitchen: A Cookbook

By Joanne Harris and Fran Warde

Published 2002

  • About

It takes willpower to wait out the three-hour chilling time for this exceptional cheesecake I find that I need an extra 200g of those chocolate-chip cookies to help me through it.


  • 200 g chocolate chip cookies, crushed
  • ½ tsp cinnamon
  • 100


Put the chocolate chip cookie crumbs in a bowl, add the cinnamon and melted butter, mix well and tip into a 22cm push-up-bottom or springform tin. Spread the mixture out evenly. Chill in the fridge until hard and set.

Melt the dark chocolate in a bain-marie (in a heatproof bowl over a pan of simmering water). Stir in the Kahlua or Tia Maria.

Grate the white chocolate. Cut the va