Orange Jaffa Cheesecake

by | Apr 12, 2021 | 0 comments

What better combination than orange and chocolate? A delicious cacao base with a smooth and creamy filling, packed full of flavour.

Yields12 ServingsPrep Time35 minsTotal Time35 minsDifficultyBeginner
Ingredients
Base
 1/2 cup walnuts
 1/4 cup almond meal
 Zest of 1 orange
Filling
 3 cups raw cashews (soaked overnight or for 1+ hours in boiling water)
 3/4 cup coconut cream (use the thick part of the cream and not the liquid)
 2 tbsp coconut oil (melted)
 1/2 cup freshly squeezed orange juice
 1/2 cup maple syrup
 2 tbsp orange zest
 2 tsp vanilla essence
Garnish
 3 tbsp dark chocolate, grated or crushed Changing Habits Cacao Chips
 1 orange, sliced
Directions
1

Preheat oven to 180 degrees Celsius.

2

Place the orange slices on a lined baking tray . Bake for approximately 30 minutes until lightly browned. Keep checking on them because when they brown, they brown rapidly. Set aside to cool.

Base
3

Place all of the base ingredients into a food processor or Thermomix and blitz for approximately 20 seconds.

4

Pour the mixture into a lined cake tin (a shallow one works best). Press down with the back of a spoon. Place in the freezer for 10 minutes, then remove and press down with the back of a spoon again to make sure that the base is firm and evenly spread. Place in the refrigerator.

Filling
5

Drain the cashews. Place all filling ingredients into a food processor or Thermomix and blitz until completely smooth.

6

Remove the base from the fridge and pour the filling mixture evenly on top, smoothing down with the back of a spoon. Place in the freezer to set for approximately 2 hours.

7

Remove from the freezer.

Garnish
8

Garnish with the baked orange slices and sprinkle with chocolate. Store in the refrigerator.

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Ingredients

Ingredients
Base
 1/2 cup walnuts
 1/4 cup almond meal
 Zest of 1 orange
Filling
 3 cups raw cashews (soaked overnight or for 1+ hours in boiling water)
 3/4 cup coconut cream (use the thick part of the cream and not the liquid)
 2 tbsp coconut oil (melted)
 1/2 cup freshly squeezed orange juice
 1/2 cup maple syrup
 2 tbsp orange zest
 2 tsp vanilla essence
Garnish
 3 tbsp dark chocolate, grated or crushed Changing Habits Cacao Chips
 1 orange, sliced

Directions

Directions
1

Preheat oven to 180 degrees Celsius.

2

Place the orange slices on a lined baking tray . Bake for approximately 30 minutes until lightly browned. Keep checking on them because when they brown, they brown rapidly. Set aside to cool.

Base
3

Place all of the base ingredients into a food processor or Thermomix and blitz for approximately 20 seconds.

4

Pour the mixture into a lined cake tin (a shallow one works best). Press down with the back of a spoon. Place in the freezer for 10 minutes, then remove and press down with the back of a spoon again to make sure that the base is firm and evenly spread. Place in the refrigerator.

Filling
5

Drain the cashews. Place all filling ingredients into a food processor or Thermomix and blitz until completely smooth.

6

Remove the base from the fridge and pour the filling mixture evenly on top, smoothing down with the back of a spoon. Place in the freezer to set for approximately 2 hours.

7

Remove from the freezer.

Garnish
8

Garnish with the baked orange slices and sprinkle with chocolate. Store in the refrigerator.

Orange Jaffa Cheesecake
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