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Dark Belgian, Apricot and Gingernut Cheesecake


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Serves 8-12 | Prep Time 80 | Cook Time 0

Ingredients

300g pack gingernut biscuits- minus one or two that "fell" into ur mouth!
100g butter
500g mascarpone
7 tbsp caster sugar
100g moist dried apricots
150g dark belgian chocolate
1 tsp vanilla extract


1- smash the biscuits into large crumbs with a rolling pin


2- melt the butter over a low heat then add to biscuit crumbs and mix


3- line a cheesecake tin or dish with cling film, put in the crumb mixture and press down with a spoon until smooth


4-chill in the fridge until cold, about an hour should do


5- in a clean bowl, mix mascarpone, vanilla and sugar until smooth


6- chop the apricots and chocolate into small chunks then add to mixture


7- stir well before spooning into chilled base and smoothing down with a spatula


8- return to fridge and chill until needed


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