Gluten free recipe for White Chocolate and Bourbon Biscuit Cheesecake

Published Sunday, Jun 22 2014, 10:20 BST  |  By  |  Add comment
You can't beat a smooth white chocolate cheesecake and this recipe is perfect for creating a summer taste sensation!

Creamy and comforting with a delightful crunch, this melt in your mouth pudding is a dessert winner every time. If that's not enough, it's also gluten-free!

White chocolate and bourbon cheesecake

© Coeliac Awareness Week


  • 2 packs of DS-gluten free bourbon biscuits (reserve 6 biscuits for the topping, the remaining biscuits are for the base)
  • 100g butter
  • 300g soft cream cheese
  • 250ml double cream
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 100g icing sugar
  • 175g white eating chocolate (check the Coeliac UK Food and Drink Directory for varieties)
  • Cherries or redcurrants for decoration


1 Line a 20cm spring form tin with greaseproof or baking paper.

2 To make the base: Melt the butter in a pan. Whizz 14 bourbon biscuits in a food processor to finely crush or place in a sturdy bag and crush with a rolling pin. Add to the butter and mix together.

3 Tip into the 20cm deep spring form cake tin. Press down and level with the back of a spoon. Chill for 20 minutes.

4 Meanwhile make the topping: Melt the chocolate in a bowl over a pan of hot water (not boiling).

5 Cool slightly.

6 In a large bowl whisk together with an electric whisk on a low setting the cream cheese, cream, vanilla extract and sugar, gradually pour in the melted white chocolate then fold in the 6 broken bourbon biscuits.

7 Pour the mixture on to the biscuit base and refrigerate for about 3 hours or until set.

8 Remove greaseproof paper and place cake on serving plate.

9 Decorate with the cherries or redcurrants.

Prep Time

25 minutes

Cook Time

3 hours cooling time

Nutrition Information

Serves 10

Tip: Spun sugar adds a sensational decoration to any dessert

Recipe courtesy of Coeliac Awareness Week, head here for more info.

Jessica Lindley

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