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Baileys no-bake cheesecake

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  • Serves: 12

  • Prep time:

    plus cooling time
  • Costs: Mid-price

  • Skill level: Easy peasy

  • Make in advance

Baileys cheesecake is an all time favourite and this no-bake recipe makes a seriously impressive dessert when you’re entertaining friends and family! And as well as being delicious, this Baileys cheesecake recipe is particularly easy to make. Our Baileys cheesecake is so simple to make that all you have to do is combine very few ingredients, including double cream and Baileys for the topping and digestive biscuits and butter for the base. Because this Baileys cheesecake recipe is no bake, there’s no need to pop it in the oven - all you have to do is put it in the fridge and wait a few hours or overnight for it to set. If you love Baileys, this Baileys no-bake cheesecake is especially great for the holidays, as it's another way to enjoy the festive tipple. But if you're just a fan of a deliciously sweet pud, this Baileys cheesecake can also be enjoyed throughout the rest of the year as a refreshing dessert - especially as a post Sunday-roast treat! Sprinkled with grated chocolate or cocoa powder and topped with cream, this Baileys cheesecake makes a delicious dessert than everyone will love - and be asking you for the recipe!

This also looks good with cocoa dusted over the top, rather than grated chocolate.

Ingredients

For the base:
  • 100g butter
  • 250g digestives, crushed
For the topping:
  • 600g full-fat cream cheese
  • 2tbsp Baileys
  • 100g icing sugar
  • 300ml carton double cream, whipped
  • 100g dark chocolate, grated
To decorate (optional):
  • 200ml whipped cream chocolate, for grating
  • 20cm round springclip tin, buttered and lined with baking parchment

Method

  1. To make the base: Melt the butter in a pan and add the crushed biscuits. Mix well until they’ve absorbed all the butter. Remove from the heat and press into the bottom of the tin. Place in the fridge for 1 hour.

  2. To make the topping: Lightly whip the cream cheese and beat in the Baileys and icing sugar. Fold in the whipped cream and chocolate. Spoon onto the biscuit base.

  3. Put in the fridge for another couple of hours or overnight. Once set, decorate with whipped cream and a little extra chocolate, if you like.

Nutritional information per portion

  • Low
  • Med
  • High
  • Calories 668(kcal)
  • Fat 60.0g
  • Saturates 36.0g

This nutritional information is only a guide and is based on 2,000 calories per day. For more information on eating a healthy diet, please visit the Food Standards Agency website.

Guideline Daily Amount for 2,000 calories per day are: 70g fat, 20g saturated fat, 90g sugar, 6g salt.

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  • 3
(346 ratings)

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Akyelam

Does the cream have to be full - fat?

Jangaz

I made this but it didn't set. What went wrong? It looked so easy....?

Petra Beck

1 star for being too easy? but did you actually make it?

Jo

I made this but didnt put the grated chocolate in the topping. It was delicious and everyone has asked me for the recipe

Jade Davies

Lovely Cheese Cake, easy to do, would definetly recommend this Baileys CheeseCake to anyone, will be making it again :-)

RTJ

The recipe needs more of a 'boozy' taste, I would put extra liquor in and taste it at the same time :)

Mmmmcheesecake88

I put malteasers and melted chocolate on mine :-)

TheSkepticalBaker

this looks too easy to be true. 1 Star

JJ

Would leave off the sprinkled chocolate and whipped cream - serve seperately if required - and make some chocolate leaves to put on, in white chocolate, I would make individual ones for dinner party desserts too.

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