Baked chocolate & clementine cheesecake

  • Serves 12
  • Prep: 15 minutes
  • Total: 1 hour 10 minutes

Easy-to-make dessert with a chocolate meets clementine combination.


  1. Preheat the oven to 160°C, fan 140°C, gas 3. Grease a 23cm round springform tin with a little melted butter and line with baking parchment.
  2. Crush the biscuits and mix with the melted butter. Press into the base of the tin and let set in the fridge.
  3. Meanwhile, gently melt the chocolate and chocolate thins together. Put the sugar, soft cheese, mascarpone and eggs in a mixing bowl and pour in the melted chocolate. Beat well with a spoon. Gently tap the bowl on the work surface to remove air bubbles.
  4. Pour onto the biscuit base and decorate with the clementine slices. Place the tin on a baking sheet and bake for 1 hour, until set. Turn off the oven and leave to cool with the door ajar. Chill until ready to serve.

Cook’s tip: This is delicious served with half-fat crème fraîche by Sainsbury’s.

For a really quick and easy chocolate sponge recipe, Sally Mansfield’s Mini microwaveable puds are hard to beat