Kit-Kat Cheesecake Extravaganza

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Servings Difficulty Prep time Cook time Total time
8 Intermediate 30 min 60 min 90 min

Indulge in the nostalgia of Kit-Kats with the rich silkiness of cheesecake in this delightful dessert.

Did you know?

Did you know that the original Kit-Kat slogan, 'Have a break, have a Kit-Kat,' has been in use since 1957?

Embark on a decadent journey through the whimsical world of chocolate wafers and luscious cheesecake with the Kit-Kat Cheesecake Extravaganza. This dessert is an homage to the beloved Kit-Kat bar, a confectionery that has been cherished across the globe since its British inception in the 1930s. Imagine the classic, creamy cheesecake, now studded with chunks of crispy, chocolate-coated wafer fingers. The evolution of cheesecake itself is a tale of culinary migration, adapting from ancient Greece to the bustling bakeries of New York. Today, we give it a playful twist, incorporating the joy of unwrapping a Kit-Kat into every slice.

Perfect for a celebratory occasion or to satisfy your sweet tooth, this cheesecake merges nostalgic flavors with the indulgence of a modern dessert. Let's celebrate the journey of the Kit-Kat - from wartime morale booster to this sublime cheesecake creation.


Gather these ingredients to construct your very own Kit-Kat temple atop a creamy cheesecake foundation.

Kit-Kat bars are more than just chocolate; they represent a fusion of creamy, milk chocolate and crispy wafers, making them the heart of this cheesecake.

  • 150g crushed Kit-Kat bars
  • 200g chocolate cookies for base
  • 100g unsalted butter, melted
  • 500g cream cheese, softened
  • 150g granulated sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 large eggs
  • 200ml sour cream
  • 150g milk chocolate, melted
  • Whole Kit-Kat bars for decoration
  • Whipped cream, for garnish


Follow these steps to layer the flavors and textures that make this cheesecake a crunchy, creamy sensation.

  1. Preheat oven to 175°C (350°F). Prepare a 23cm (9-inch) springform pan by lightly greasing it.
  2. Combine crushed chocolate cookies and melted butter. Press the mixture into the bottom of the pan to form a base. Chill in the refrigerator for 15 minutes.
  3. In a bowl, beat the cream cheese, granulated sugar, and vanilla extract until smooth. Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  4. Fold in sour cream, melted chocolate, and crushed Kit-Kat. Pour over the chilled base.
  5. Bake for 50 to 60 minutes or until the center is just set. Remove from oven and cool on a wire rack.
  6. Once cooled, refrigerate for at least 4 hours to set.
  7. Decorate the top with whole Kit-Kat bars and swirls of whipped cream before serving.

Add some extra love

For an extra Kit-Kat punch, serve each slice with a drizzle of chocolate sauce and a sprinkle of crushed wafers.

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