Martha Collison's custard cream cheesecake

Martha Collison's custard cream cheesecake

    Vegetarian
  • Serves10
  • CourseDessert
  • Prepare20 mins
  • Cook1 hr
  • Total time1 hr 20 mins
  • Plusovernight chilling

Ingredients

FOR THE BASE

  • 75g butter
  • 250g custard cream biscuits

FOR THE CHEESECAKE

  • 2 280g packs full fat soft cheese
  • 125g caster sugar
  • 125ml double cream
  • 1 tsp vanilla essence (optional)
  • 2 tbsp custard powder
  • 2 tbsp milk
  • 3 whole eggs, plus 3 yolks, medium Waitrose British Blacktail Free Range Eggs

FOR THE TOPPING

  • 250ml double cream
  • Custard cream biscuits, to decorate