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Nutty Chocolate Toffee Cheesecake

Updated on December 16, 2015
5 stars from 3 ratings of nutty chocolate toffee cheesecake


So easy to make and a real treat for all the family.

Cook Time

Prep time: 30 min
Cook time: 40 min
Ready in: 1 hour 10 min
Yields: serves 6 people


  • Around 400g 2/3 pack digestive biscuits, alternatively chocolate digestives.
  • 3oz unsalted butter
  • 14oz dairy toffees
  • 4oz evaporated milk
  • handful pecans or walnuts
  • half a bar dark chocolate, high cocoa content is best.
  • 1 and a half tubs cream cheese
  • 3.5 oz caster sugar
  • 1.5 teaspoons vanilla extract, vaniilla essence can suffice but only use half teaspoon.
  • 2 eggs, use free range if possible they are a much superior taste.


  1. Preheat your oven to around Gas mark 4 / 180c
  2. Put the biscuits in a clean bag and crush them to a fine consistency using a rolling pin.Using a small saucepan slowly melt the butter over a low heat then gradually add the crushed biscuits.Press this mix into a spring form baking tin or alternatively cover a baking tin with cooking foil before covering with your biscuit mixture. Bake for 10 minutes and then set aside to cool.
  3. Place a heatproof dish carefully into a saucepan of boiling water, pour the evaporated milk into the heatproof dish then add the toffees allow them to slowly melt into the milk whilst stirring them slowly to mix. Roughly crush the nuts with a rolling pin and then stir into the toffee mixture, pour this mix onto your biscuit base to make a caramel and biscuit layer.
  4. Whip the cream cheese briskly by hand to soften it then slowly add in the sugar and vanilla extract / essence, mix until smooth, add in the eggs ensuring that everything is now completely mixed and combined.
  5. Melt the plain chocolate in a heatproof dish set in a pan of boiling water, when thoroughly melted add this to the cheese mix and lightly blend in, pour the chocolate/ cheese mix over the caramel and nuts.
  6. Now bake in the oven for 40 minutes before chilling in the refrigerator overnight. Serve with a drizzle of pureed raspberries or a dollop of creme fraiche, delicious!


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    • Bk42author profile image

      Brenda Thornlow 

      5 years ago from New York

      This sounds so good!!!

    • W1totalk profile image


      5 years ago

      This sounds like a great dessert. Thank you.

    • nuffsaidstan profile imageAUTHOR


      6 years ago

      And me DDE i am chocolate mad!

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      Devika Primić 

      6 years ago from Dubrovnik, Croatia

      Chocolate treats are among my favorites, so delicious and creative too.

    • Kathryn Stratford profile image


      6 years ago from Windsor, Connecticut

      Ohhhhhh. Ok, thanks. That makes sense. They are like thin cookies, sweet and crispy.

    • nuffsaidstan profile imageAUTHOR


      6 years ago

      Not sure but i think in the USA they call them Graham Crackers.

    • Kathryn Stratford profile image


      6 years ago from Windsor, Connecticut

      That looks incredibly good. Although I have no clue what "digestive biscuits" are. Are they like crackers? I'll look on Google.

      .... oh, they're like cookies. That sounds better.

    • vespawoolf profile image


      6 years ago from Peru, South America

      This sounds and looks delicious. It doesn't look too hard, either. Thank you!

    • nuffsaidstan profile imageAUTHOR


      6 years ago

      Hi next time i make one sometime over xmas i will put some up, regards Mark

    • lemonkerdz profile image


      6 years ago from LIMA, PERU

      Nice sounding dessert for a chocolate fest. Give us some more pics of it please.

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      Chitrangada Sharan 

      6 years ago from New Delhi, India

      This looks and sounds so delicious. Perfect for festival season. I am definitely going to try it.

      Thanks for sharing.

    • Ninasvoice profile image


      6 years ago from England

      This sounds yummy, got to give this a try! Voted up and pinned it to my dessert board on pinterest, so i can have it in my colletion for future reference. Thanks for sharing, it sounds and looks delicious :-)

    • nuffsaidstan profile imageAUTHOR


      6 years ago

      Hi Claudia, in Britain we call plain toffee, dairy toffee, ie just toffee with no added nuts or raisins and made with milk , werthers or thorntons are a good brand to use for this cake, regards Mark.

    • Claudia Tello profile image

      Claudia Tello 

      6 years ago from Mexico

      Yummy!!! I would kill for a slice of that delicious looking nutty chocolate toffee cheesecake! Chocolate creaminess and nuts together, what else can one ask!

      One question though: I am from Mexico and I'm not sure what dairy toffees are, do you mean the toffee candies from the Dairy brand or....?

    • nuffsaidstan profile imageAUTHOR


      6 years ago

      Thank you, i have a really sweet tooth so this ones great for me.

    • peachpurple profile image


      6 years ago from Home Sweet Home

      goody ! Lovely cheesecake for this christmas. Wonderful recipe.


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