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Have a choc cheesecake idea, need an expert opinion please (feel free to throw in your recipes too!)

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sicily1921 Mon 10-Feb-14 15:06:08

Hi I'm thinking of trying a chocolate orange cheesecake but I can't use a chocolate orange so want to use an orange to flavour the choc. Would it be okay to mix some of the juice with the cheese/cream or would that make it go funny? I was thinking of adding some zest at the base stage or do you think it would be better in the cheese???

jojane Mon 10-Feb-14 15:11:39

I often add a spoonful of lemon or orange juice to a cheescake but I make the no bake cheesecake not sure what would happen to a cheesecake you bake in the oven though

sicily1921 Mon 10-Feb-14 16:08:42

thanks jo

tb Mon 10-Feb-14 18:25:52

I've made an enriched loaf that's rolled with choc chips and dried fruit. I've flavoured it with orange by drying tangerine peel and then grinding it in a coffee grinder to a powder.

I use the peel of 1 or 2 tangerines/clementines to 500g flour.

sicily1921 Mon 10-Feb-14 19:58:42

sounds nice tb!

tb or not tb that is the question.....sorrrrry

frenchfancy Tue 11-Feb-14 15:42:28

I wouldn't have though you would get enough orange flavour out of the the juice tbh. I think the zest is a better bet.

I had a chocolate orange cheesecake at a restaurant the otherday and I have to say it was a big disappointment. The chocolate orangyness of it seems to overpower the cheesecake so you get none of the goodness of either if you see what I mean.

I was so disappointed I made myself a white chocolate cheesecake the next day - it was the best cheesecake I've ever made grin

Taffeta Tue 11-Feb-14 15:44:14

Agree go with zest rather than juice in topping and base. Juice adds little flavour.

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