Black Rice Crusted Cheesecake

Serves 12
Time 1 hour 15 minutes


For the base

2 black rice pizza bases 

100g butter 

2 tbsp cocoa powder 

2 tbsp sugar 


For the cake mixture 

500g cream cheese

250g sour cream

3/4 cup (175g) caster sugar

3 eggs

100g dark chocolate, melted


Preheat the oven to 160°C. 

Add rice bases to a food processor and pulse until crumbs form. Add melted butter, sugar and cocoa, and process until combined. Use the back of a spoon to press the crumbs up the sides and over the base of a 22cm springform pan that has been lined with baking paper. 

Process cream cheese, sour cream, caster sugar and eggs in a food processor. Pour the mixture over the base. Pour the melted chocolate over the cake mixture and use a spoon to marvel through. 

Place on a baking tray, bake for 1 hour or until mixture is cooked through.

Cool slightly in the oven. Refrigerate until set.