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Chocolate hazelnut cheesecake

  • Vegetarian Diet

    Diet based on cereals, pulses, nuts, seeds, vegetables, fruits and other animal foods such as honey and eggs. Excludes meat, fish, mollusks.


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For the cheesecake crust

  • Put the sandwich cookies in a food processor and beat them until they are finely ground. 
  • Add the melted butter and beat for another 30 seconds until the butter is absorbed. 
  • Transfer mixture to a 24 cm springform pan. 
  • Spread it on the bottom of the pan and then gently press down on it with your hands until it becomes compact. Set aside and refrigerate for 30 minutes.

For the filling

  • Beat the mascarpone in a mixer with the whisk attachment. Beat for 2-3 minutes on medium to high speed until it is light and fluffy. Make sure the mascarpone cheese is at room temperature. 
  • Add the hazelnut chocolate spread and beat until it is completely combined.  
  • Remove the mixing bowl and stir with a spatula.  
  • Pour the filling into the crust.
  • Smooth the top of the filling with a spatula so it can look nice. Refrigerate for 5 hours. 

For the ganache

  • Place the chocolate hazelnut spread in a bowl.
  • In a pot, heat the heavy cream over low heat. When it comes to a boil pour the hazelnut chocolate praline in.
  • You can also microwave the mixture for 1 1/2 minutes at 700 watt.
  • Remove the cheesecake from the refrigerator.  
  • Pour the ganache over the cheesecake.  
  • Smooth the top nicely with a spatula.
  • Refrigerate again for 2-3 hours, until it is completely chilled. 
  • Decorate and serve the cheesecake with chocolate wafer rolls and mint leaves. 
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Nutrition information per portion

Calories (kcal)
47 %


Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

Total Fat (g)
109 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

Saturated Fat (g)
185 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

Total Carbs (g)
20 %


The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

Sugars (g)
44 %


Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

Protein (g)
22 %


It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

Fibre (g)
20 %


They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

Sodium (g)
4 %


A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.

*The nutritional chart and the symbols refer to the basic recipe and not to the serving suggestions.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo

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