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 no-bake cheesecake makes a seriously impressive dessert when youíre entertaining friends and family, and this particular recipe is SO easy! Itís so simple to make by combining very few ingredients, including double cream and Baileys for the topping and digestive biscuits and butter for the base. Thereís no need to bake this Baileys cheesecake, all you have to do is pop it in the fridge and wait a few hours or overnight for it to set. Sprinkled with grated chocolate or cocoa powder and topped with cream, this 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.


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


  1. To make the base: Melt the butter in a pan and add the crushed biscuits. Mix well until theyíve 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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