No-Bake Black Forest Cheesecake Recipe

Indulge in Delight: No-Bake Black Forest Cheesecake 🍫🍰

When it comes to desserts that are both luxurious and easy to make, our No-Bake Black Forest Cheesecake takes the crown. With layers of rich chocolate, creamy cheesecake, and juicy cherries, this decadent treat is sure to impress even the most discerning sweet tooth. Best of all, it requires no baking, making it the perfect dessert for any occasion. Follow along as we guide you through the recipe, step by step, and get ready to indulge in a slice of pure bliss.


  • 200g (7.05 ounces) Digestive Biscuits/Graham Crackers
  • 90g (3.17 ounces) Unsalted Butter, Melted
  • 500g (17.63 ounces) Full-Fat Cream Cheese
  • 100g (3.53 ounces) Icing Sugar
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Extract
  • 300ml (1.27 cups) Double Cream
  • 200g (7.05 ounces) Dark Chocolate
  • 100g (3.53 ounces) Cherries, Pitted and Halved
  • Whipped cream and chocolate shavings, for garnish (optional)


  1. Prepare the Base:
    • Blitz the Digestives in a food processor until they form a fine crumb. Add the melted butter and pulse until combined.
    • Press the mixture firmly into the bottom of an 8″/20cm Deep Springform Tin and chill in the refrigerator while you prepare the filling.
  2. Melt the Chocolate:
    • Melt the dark chocolate until smooth, then set it aside to cool slightly while you continue with the recipe.
  3. Prepare the Filling:
    • Using an electric mixer, beat together the cream cheese, icing sugar, and vanilla extract until smooth and creamy.
    • Add in the double cream and whisk until thick and combined.
    • Once thick, fold through the melted chocolate until smooth and well incorporated.
  4. Assemble the Cheesecake:
    • Fold the halved cherries into the cheesecake mixture until evenly distributed.
    • Pour the mixture over the chilled biscuit base in the springform tin and smooth the top with a spatula.
  5. Chill and Set:
    • Place the cheesecake in the refrigerator and chill for at least 5-6 hours, preferably overnight, to allow it to set completely.
  6. Garnish and Serve:
    • Once set, remove the cheesecake from the tin and decorate with whipped cream and chocolate shavings for an extra touch of elegance.
    • Slice and serve this luscious dessert to your eager guests, and watch as their faces light up with delight.


With its velvety texture, rich chocolate flavor, and bursts of juicy cherries, our No-Bake Black Forest Cheesecake is a true delight for the senses. Whether you’re hosting a dinner party, celebrating a special occasion, or simply treating yourself to something sweet, this decadent dessert is sure to impress. So why wait? Whip up a batch today and indulge in the luxurious flavors of this classic favorite. Your taste buds will thank you!

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