Yummy Mars Bar Cheesecake
1 1/2 cups chocolate wafer crumbs
4 tablespoons butter, melted
1 envelope of gelatine (sachet – approx. 1 tablespoon)
1 cup milk
120g (9oz) Mars Bars, sliced
500g (1lb) cream cheese, softened
2 tablespoons sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla essence
1 cup heavy or thickened cream
Combine chocolate crumbs and butter and press into bottom and 2 inches up the side of an 8 inch spring form pan. Chill.
Sprinkle gelatine over milk in a medium saucepan. Stir over low heat until gelatine is dissolved. Add Mars Bars and continue to stir over low heat until mixture is smooth, cool slightly.
Meanwhile, beat cream cheese and sugar together until smooth. Beat in Mars Bars mixture and vanilla. Add cream and beat at high speed for 4 minutes. Pour mixture into prepared base. Chill until firm, about 4 hours. If desired garnish with additional whipped cream and sliced Mars Bars.
May also be served with strawberry sauce. Puree 2 cups strawberries in a blender with 1 tablespoon sugar.