Kahlua and Mars Bar Cheesecake Recipe

Kahlua and Mars Bar Cheesecake

This Kahlua and Mars Bar Cheesecake is a decadent and creamy dessert, perfect for any special occasion. With a buttery biscuit base, creamy cheese filling, and a touch of Kahlua, it's sure to impress!

Ingredients for Kahlua and Mars Bar Cheesecake
▪️ 1 x 250g packet plain sweet biscuits
▪️ 150g butter, melted
▪️ 3 tsp gelatine
▪️ 1/4 cup water
▪️ 375g cream cheese, softened
▪️ 1 tsp vanilla essence
▪️ 1/2 cup caster sugar
▪️ 300ml thickened cream
▪️ 3 x 60g Mars Bars, chopped
▪️ 4-5 capfuls of Kahlua

How to make Kahlua and Mars Bar Cheesecake
1. Grease a 24 cm springform tin and set aside. Process the biscuits until crushed, then add melted butter and process until just combined. Optional: add 1/2 cup of chocolate chips for extra flavor and texture. Press the mixture evenly over the base of the tin, cover, and refrigerate for approximately one hour.

2. Sprinkle gelatine over water in a cup. Stand the cup in a pan of simmering water, stirring until dissolved, then cool. Beat cream cheese, vanilla essence, and sugar in a small bowl with an electric mixer until smooth. In a separate bowl, beat cream until soft peaks form.

3. Stir the gelatine mixture into the cheese mixture along with the chopped Mars Bars. Fold in the cream and Kahlua.

4. Pour the mixture over the biscuit base in the tin. Cover and refrigerate until set.

Fun Facts about Kahlua and Mars Bar Cheesecake
▪️ Origins of Cheesecake: Cheesecake has ancient origins, dating back to the Greeks who served it to athletes during the first Olympic Games.
▪️ Mars Bars: Introduced in 1932, Mars Bars have been a popular candy bar for nearly a century, known for their caramel and nougat filling coated in milk chocolate.
▪️ Kahlua: Kahlua is a coffee-flavored liqueur from Mexico, adding a delightful depth and complexity to desserts.
▪️ Texture Balance: The combination of the creamy cheese filling and the crunchy biscuit base creates a delightful texture contrast that enhances the overall eating experience.

Pairing Suggestion
This rich cheesecake pairs wonderfully with a light and refreshing dish like a mixed greens salad with a citrus vinaigrette. The freshness of the salad complements the richness of the cheesecake.

Enjoy your delicious Kahlua and Mars Bar Cheesecake!

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