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Chocolate Orange Cheesecake

Even though this isn't a no-bake recipe for Chocolate Orange Cheesecake, it is actually quite easy to make.

This rich, smooth, dark chocolate cheesecake with orangey bits and a hint of Grand Marnier liqueur is perfect for entertaining and of course, it's a chocolate lover's dream.

Chocolate Orange Cheesecake

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The orangey bits in the Lindt Orange Intense Chocolate used in this recipe really sets it apart from other orange cheesecake recipes. Of course, both the chocolate and Gran Marnier Liqueur can be found in any good supermarket. 

If you're not into chocolate but are looking for a Christmas dessert recipe, you might like this Christmas Meringue Wreath recipe.

Chocolate Orange Cheesecake 

Ingredients in this recipe

250g McVities Hobnob biscuits

160g unsalted butter - melted

200g Lindt Excellence Orange Intense

500g soft cheese

50g sour cream

140g caster sugar

60ml fresh orange juice

40ml Grand Marnier

3 eggs

For the topping, you will need

Half a Terry's Chocolate orange and some dark chocolate - shaved for sprinkling.

How to make Chocolate Orange Cheesecake

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  1. Wow - saw the pic on fb yesterday and was drooling

  2. OMG, that picture is total food porn!

  3. This looks ridiculously good! What a dessert!!!

  4. Jan, THIS dessert has to make you like desserts...it's fabulous!

  5. Love this Jan. It looks so decadent and rich and delicious!! mmmm . . .

  6. Hi this recipe looks fab and I'm going to make it for Xmas but can you tell me how much sugar it needs?Thanks

  7. Hi Anon - what am I like leaving out the amount of sugar?! (Doh)!
    It should be fixed now and it's 140g of caster sugar. Have a great Christmas x

  8. Hi
    Just thought I would report back
    on how the cheesecake went. It was to die for!Being 7 months pregnant and having cravings for chocolate orange,as you can imagine it didn't hang around for long!I swapped the grand marnier for Cointreau (simply because that's all I had),and it worked well.However not sure how in the photo,the biscuit base looks brown and goes around the sides, when the recipes asks for hobnobs?Also,I found it could do with more base,or just being made in a smaller dish.If you decide to try making this,be prepared to put on a stone or two!Well worth it though.

  9. Hi Anon - am so glad it turned out well. Yes I did use Hobnobs (not sure if you're in the UK or not) but I have put a link so you know what they are. In the picture yes it looks quite brown at the sides - I think it was the chocolate top had melted a bit into the base (I'm not good at baking)!
    Congrats on your pregnancy and all the very best for 2011 Jan x

  10. what's a gram?

  11. Anon - Please see my conversion chart:

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  13. This looks delicious, but can the Grand Marnier be substituted for something non-alcoholic?

  14. Hi Pareidolia - Just leave it out altogether but replace it with more fresh orange (so use 100ml in total) Hope this works - I can't see why not.

  15. Hello, I am in the US. We have the Lindt Orange Intense, but I did notice that it has almond slivers in it. Is that the same as the Lindt Orange that you used? Thank you.

    1. Hi DC Thank you for your question.
      I'm absolutely sure your chocolate will be just fine.
      A very happy and healthy 2021 to you and your family!

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