Makes: 1 x 22cm cake
Preparation time: 40 minutes,
plus setting time
• 1½ packets chocolate digestive biscuits
• 150ml butter, melted
• 15ml gelatine
• 250ml cream
• 2 x 230g tubs cream cheese
• 115ml (100g) castor sugar
• 2 x 55g Bar-One chocolates, sliced, plus extra for decorating cocoa powder, for dusting
1 Crush the biscuits until fine. Add the melted butter and mix well. Press onto the bottom and sides of a 22cm loose-bottomed tin. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate until ready to fill.
2 Filling Cover the gelatine with 30ml water. Leave to swell, then heat in the microwave for a few minutes until melted. Set aside
3 Whip the cream until stiff. Beat the cream cheese and castor sugar together. Fold the cream into the cream cheese mixture. Mix a little of this mixture into the gelatine mixture. Stir well, then add to the remaining cream cheese mixture. Mix well. Stir in two sliced chocolate bars. Pour into the prepared pastry shell. Refrigerate until set.
4 Top with slices of Bar-One chocolate and dust with cocoa powder. Use a warm knife to cut into slices.
Text and image: Ideas magazine