No-bake coffee cheesecake

The perfect cheesecake for any occasion. The Irish cream makes it truly irresistible.


Difficulty: Easy

Time: 40 min. preparation time, 0 min. baking time

Nutrition: Calories ca 406 / Protein 9g / Carbohydr. 23g / Fat 26g

Ingredients (12 servings)

500 gcream cheese
300 gyogurt
250 gchocolate cookies
200 mlBaileys
30 gbrown sugar
7 sheetsgelatin
150 mlwater
40 gbutter
90 gdark chocolate
2 tspespresso powder
80 mlcream
2 tbspcorn syrup
coffee flavored chocolates for garnish


round baking form, measuring cup, large bowl, whisk, small saucepan, cake platter, knife, spatula, small bowl, freezer bag, rolling pin

Wine Tip

Latte macchiato
A warm, frothy latte macchiato, when paired with this cheesecake, makes for the perfect afternoon coffee and cake date.

Step 1

No-bake coffee cheesecake

Place cookies in a freezer bag. Tightly seal bag and crush cookies with a rolling pin.

freezer bag, rolling pin

250 g chocolate cookies

Step 2

No-bake coffee cheesecake

In a small saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Place crumbled cookies into a large bowl and pour melted butter on top. Stir well to combine.

large bowl, small saucepan, spatula

40 g butter

Step 3

No-bake coffee cheesecake

Add gelatin sheets to a small bowl with cold water. Leave to soak for approx. 8 – 10 min.

small bowl

7 sheets gelatin / 150 ml water

Step 4

No-bake coffee cheesecake

In a large bowl, mix together yogurt, cream cheese, and Baileys. Then, place gelatin mixture in a small saucepan with sugar and simmer over medium heat for approx. 2 – 3 min. until sugar is dissolved. Next, add gelatin mixture to yogurt and cream cheese mixture. Stir well to combine.

measuring cup, large bowl, whisk

300 g yogurt / 500 g cream cheese / 200 ml Baileys / 30 g brown sugar

Step 5

No-bake coffee cheesecake

Add cookie crumb mixture to a round baking form and press firmly into bottom of baking form. Pour yogurt and cream cheese mixture into baking form. Gently tap on counter to release air bubbles. Transfer to fridge and allow to set for approx. 3 hours.

round baking form

Step 6

No-bake coffee cheesecake

Finely chop chocolate and transfer to a large bowl. In a small saucepan, bring espresso powder, cream, and corn syrup to a simmer over medium heat. Pour over chopped chocolate, let stand for approx. 15 – 30 sec., and then stir well to combine.

large bowl, small saucepan

90 g dark chocolate / 2 tsp espresso powder / 80 ml cream / 2 tbsp corn syrup

Step 7

No-bake coffee cheesecake

Carefully run knife around edges of the baking form. Remove cake and transfer to a cake platter. Evenly spread ganache over top of cheesecake. Garnish cake with an outer ring of coffee flavored chocolates. Enjoy with a cold glass of Baileys!

cake platter, knife

coffee flavored chocolate for garnish