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If you haven’t already discovered delissi make sure you do.  Darren heads the kitchen and is behind the ever changing menu that embraces the seasons.  He is supported by Helen, his fiance, out the front, ensuring you have a wonderful time as well as enjoy the food.

Darren created the delicious Blueberry and Orange Baked Cheesecake recipe for you to try at home.

180g chocolate wheatens (crushed)
90g butter
450g cream cheese
110g caster sugar
1 orange, zest & juice
½ vanilla pod scraped out or 5ml vanilla essence
200g sour cream
2 eggs
1 punnet blueberries
Grease and line with baking paper a 22cm springform ring tin. Preheat oven to 150°C.
Melt butter and mix together with crushed biscuits, press into bottom of tin.
In a kitchen whizz, mix softened cream cheese, vanilla, sugar and orange zest and juice until smooth. Add sour cream, blend again 15 seconds then add eggs one at a time whilst still blending. Fold in blueberries and pour into tin. Bake in the bottom of oven for 45 minutes until set, should still wobble slightly when shaken (in some ovens may take 1 hour). Remove from oven, leave 15 minutes in tin. Loosen cheesecake from outside of tin with a sharp knife, leave a further 30 minutes before releasing outside of tin. Cool and serve with blueberry compote.
1 cup sugar
½ cup water
juice & zest of 1 orange
punnet blueberries
Boil sugar, water and juice together for 5 minutes, add zest and blueberries. Remove from heat and cool.



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