Chocolate Chip Cookies Cheesecake

chocolate chip cookie cheesecake

Did I already told you that I’m maybe the biggest fan of every kind of Cheesecake in the world? If not, now you know. Baked, cold, with quark or with Philadelphia cheese…just come to mama 😀 I guess I like it so much because is not as sweet as other kind of cakes. My dad use to make it every once in a while at his restaurant and there is when I started falling in love with this kind of cake.

I always use to make it cold with butter biscuits and red berries on the top, but my flat-mate and best friend David had birthday and he is allergic to berries. I had to think about an alternative. He loves chocolate, so I made a variation with cookies and chocolate, It’s amazing how good chocolate fits to this kind of cake. At his birthday party I got a lot of positive feedback and compliments about it so I thought…maybe is also blog material.

If you are as crazy about cheesecake as me… there you go! here is the recipe:

Ingredients for a 28cm cake tin

  • 600 gr Philadelphia cream cheese
  • 600 gr whipped cream
  • 300 ml milk
  • 9 gelatine leafs
  • 6 egg yolks
  • 100 gr sugar
  • 500 gr chocolate chip cookies
  • 60 gr butter
  • 150 gr plain dark chocolate couverture

Preparation

First of all smash the cookies until you get kind of a cookie flour, I do this putting the cookies inside of a plastic bag (or two) and then smashing them with a meat hammer or the bottom of a glass. Melt the butter and mix it with the previously smashed cookies. When mixed, distribute the dough at the bottom of the tin evenly to make the base of the cake.

For the cream cheese filling soak the gelatine in water. Mix the milk and the sugar in a saucepan and put it to cook over medium heat. Take 3 Tbs of the mixture and whisk in the egg yolks. Pour the egg yolk mixture into the milk slowly stirring constantly until the mixture thickens a bit. Add the previously soaked gelatine (without the water). Strain the mixture and let it cool down.

Add the cream cheese to the milk and egg mixture until creamy. Beat the whipped cream until stiff. Add the cream to the whipped cream slowly with a spatula making movements from the bottom to the top to keep it fluffy. Melt the chocolate and mix it with approximately a glass of the filling mixture.

Pour the white filling mixture over the cookie base into the cake tin. Decorate as you wish with the chocolate filling mixture.

Chill for at least 8 hours before eating. This cake freezes well.

chocolate chip cookie cheesecake

chocolate chip cookie cheesecake

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Fondant au Chocolat – French Chocolate Cake

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Do you know those days were you just get up craving some sugar? on sunday I had one of those, and I didn’t have anything at home that could help me with those cravings, so I decided I would make me something 😀 Pinterest was in my case not that helpful, because the more I looked the more the cravings grew. So I just looked inside of my very poor sunday fridge and my sad pantry, and then it came to me! Chocolate cake!!!!!!

Hope you enjoy it as much as I did and still do 😛

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Ingredients for 6 servings (20 cm Ø cake tin)

  • 140 gr chocolate
  • 100 gr butter
  • 100 gr caster sugar
  • 40 gr flour
  • 2 eggs

Preparation

In a pan, break the chocolate into pieces and add 3 tablespoons of water, put it all to melt over medium heat in a water bath.

Meanwhile, in a bowl, work with a wooden spoon the softened butter, add the powdered sugar, and continue stirring until the mixture becomes light and smooth. Add the eggs one at a time, alternating with flour. Stir the dough and work well between each egg and each contribution of flour until fully incorporated into the dough.

Add the melted chocolate into the mixture, and mix well till you have a homogeneous dough. Butter your cake tin pour the batter inside and bake it in the oven, preheated to 150 ° C, for 25 to 30 minutes.

Serve cold. (If you are able to wait…)

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