Chocolate Tofu Cheesecake

Base:
160ml peanut butter
60ml golden syrup
160ml desiccated coconut

Filling:
200g chocolate (70% cocoa), chopped
500g tofu, room temperature
160ml brown sugar
30ml cocoa powder, sifted
22,5ml cornstarch

Preheat your oven to 160℃ and line a 22cm cake tin with baking paper.
Add the peanut butter, syrup and coconut to a mixing bowl and stir together.
Spoon the mixture into the prepared cake tin and press evenly over the base of the tin.
Place the cake tin in the oven and bake for 10 minutes. Remove and set aside.

Add the chopped chocolate to a heatproof bowl set over a saucepan with simmering water and allow the chocolate to melt.
Remove from the heat once it is smooth and put to the side to cool slightly.
Add the tofu, brown sugar, cocoa powder, cornstarch and melted chocolate to the bowl of a food processor.
Blitz together until smooth – scrape the mixture down once or twice.
Pour the tofu mixture over the base and bake for 30 minutes, until set.
Remove the cheesecake from the oven and allow it to cool for 1 hour.
Place the cheesecake in the refrigerator for 2 hours before serving.

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