Pudding recipes

I thought you might like to have recipes for the puddings from last week - especially that gorgeous, decadent cheesecake!

Double Chocolate Cheesecake

Serves 8, Prep 20 mins Plus chilling

175g digestive biscuits
50g butter , melted
300g cream cheese
200g mascarpone
300g milk chocolate , melted
100g dark chocolate , melted

Crush the biscuits and mix with the melted butter. Press the biscuit mixture into the base of a 20cm springform tin. Mix the cream cheese with the mascarpone. Fold the milk chocolate into the cream cheese mix and then stir in the dark chocolate so that it looks streaky.
Spoon into the tin, level the top and chill for 2 hours or overnight.


Mary's Mum's Wholewheat apple cake

4 fresh diced apples
2 cups sugar
½ cup vegetable oil
2 tsp vanilla essense
2 tsp bicarbonate of soda
1 tsp salt
2 eggs
2 cups wholewheat flour
2 tsp cinnamon
1 cup nuts (optional)
1 cup raisins (optional)

Place diced apples in a bowl
Add sugar, oil, vanilla essence, soda, salt and eggs and mix thoroughly
Sift dry ingredients and add to wet mixture
Pour into greased pan (23cm x 35cm)
Bake at 175degC for about 30 minutes


Cream cheese topping


2 cups icing sugar
½ cup butter
100g cream cheese
1 tsp vanilla