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An indulgent dark chocolate cheesecake laced with absinthe
The aniseed flavour of absinthe works well in desserts, so we used our bottle of La Fée Absinthe Parisienne to make a unique and indulgent dark chocolate cheesecake.

Posted by Cat Morley from London, United Kingdom • Published See Cat Morley's 1143 projects »
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  • How to bake a cheesecake. Absinthe Laced Cheesecake - Step 1
    Step 1

    Crush the biscuits into a fine powder and place in a bowl and add the absinthe.

  • How to bake a cheesecake. Absinthe Laced Cheesecake - Step 2
    Step 2

    Melt the butter and stir into the biscuits.

  • How to bake a cheesecake. Absinthe Laced Cheesecake - Step 3
    Step 3

    Line a cake tin and coat the bottom with the biscuit crumbs, packing into the bottom tightly. Place in the fridge to set.

  • How to bake a cheesecake. Absinthe Laced Cheesecake - Step 4
    Step 4

    Whisk the cream until it forms thick peaks.

  • How to bake a cheesecake. Absinthe Laced Cheesecake - Step 5
    Step 5

    Melt the dark chocolate in a microwave until smooth and runny.

  • How to bake a cheesecake. Absinthe Laced Cheesecake - Step 6
    Step 6

    Stir in the melted chocolate into the cream along with the absinthe.

  • How to bake a cheesecake. Absinthe Laced Cheesecake - Step 7
    Step 7

    Add the cream cheese and caster sugar and fold together.

  • How to bake a cheesecake. Absinthe Laced Cheesecake - Step 8
    Step 8

    Make sure all of the ingredients are well combined into a smooth mousse.

  • How to bake a cheesecake. Absinthe Laced Cheesecake - Step 9
    Step 9

    Spoon the mousse onto the biscuit base and smooth off of the top. Leave to chill in the fridge overnight.

  • How to bake a cheesecake. Absinthe Laced Cheesecake - Step 10
    Step 10

    Heat the white chocolate in a microwave for 5 seconds and then use a grater to cut curls of chocolate onto the cake.

  • How to bake a cheesecake. Absinthe Laced Cheesecake - Step 11
    Step 11

    Add rice paper butterflies for decoration and serve.

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