Don't be intimidated by the impressive appearance of this cheesecake, it's incredibly simple to make. The recipe uses a cashew and Grand Marnier cream for its base which so delightful. The cake rests upon a crunchy cookie crust and is finished with fresh oranges.

Orange Oreo Cheesecake [Vegan]

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Serves

8

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Ingredients

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Preparation

  1. Place the cashews in a bowl, cover them with water and leave to soak to overnight.
  2. When you are ready to make the cake, line the base of an 8-inch springform tin with parchment paper.
  3. Blend Oreos in a food processor until you have thin crumbs.
  4. Add the butter and mix it so the biscuit mixture holds together.
  5. Press the oreo paste at the bottom of the springform tin.
  6. Drain the cashews and place them in a food processor with the Grand Marnier, agave, and juice of 4 oranges. Blend them together until the mixture is smooth.
  7. Blend 1 orange's worth of zest into the cashew cream.
  8. Pour the mixture into the springform tin.
  9. Place cheesecake in the freezer overnight.
  10. Before serving, leave it at room temperature for 30 minutes and decorate it with fresh orange slices on top.
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