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Coffee and chocolate cheesecake served with fresh cherries

Coffee and chocolate cheesecake

  • Author: JustAverageJen
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 45 minutes
  • Total Time: 5 hours
  • Yield: 8 Portions 1x
  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: Oven
  • Cuisine: Dessert
  • Diet: Low Fat


This tasty coffee and chocolate cheesecake is low-fat and worth every bit. Enjoy it with some cherries or another fruit of your choice for a delicious dessert.



500g fat-free fromage frais

250g quark (or more fat-free fromage frais if you prefer)

3 eggs

8 tbsp granulated sweetener

2 tsp instant coffee granules (caramel flavour works amazingly!)

1 tsp boiling water

50g Dark chocolate cooking chocolate, Green and Blacks or similar.


  1. Preheat the oven to 150°c. Melt the chocolate in a bowl over boiling water then set aside to cool at room temperature.
  2. In a separate bowl beat the eggs lightly and slowly add in the fromage frais gently beating until thoroughly mixed.
  3. Add the quark and sweetener to the fromage frais mix.
  4. Take 1/3 of the fromage frais and quark mixture and put aside in a small bowl.
  5. Mix the coffee with the 1 tsp boiling water and then mix into the larger bowl of the mixture.
  6. Mix the chocolate into the fromage frais mix in the smaller bowl.
  7. Line the springform tin (approx 7 inches/20cm) with baking paper
  8. Pour the coffee flavoured mix into the lined tin.
  9. Blob the chocolate mixture into the coffee mixture and using the end of a spoon gently swirl the mixes together.
  10. Place into the preheated oven for 45 minutes.
  11. Allow to cool and then put in the fridge to chill for 4 hours before serving.

Keywords: cheesecake.

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