byron bay chilli co cheesecake recipe

Byron Bay Chilli Co: Savory Jalapeno Cheesecake

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Byron Bay Chilli Co created this savory take on cheesecake that stars none other than the jalapeno pepper.

byron bay chilli co cheesecake recipe



  • 2/250g containers cream cheese, room temperature
  • ¼ cup Byron Bay Chilli Green Jalapeno Chilli Sauce
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tablespoon minced jalapenos (with or without seeds)
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh coriander
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • Salt to taste
  • Sliced baguettes, crackers or corn chips (to serve)

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Fresh Salsa

  • 4 medium tomatoes, seeded and chopped
  • 2 finely sliced spring onions
  • 2 tablespoons chopped coriander
  • ½ teaspoon minced garlic
  • 2 tablespoons BBCC Green Jalapeno Chilli Sauce
  • Salt to taste


  1. Oil and line with baking paper a 6-inch spring form pan. Combine all ingredients in a processor and blend until cream cheese is smooth. Pour into prepared pan and bake for 30 minutes at 180°. Let cool for 15 minutes, remove sides of pan and then refrigerate for several hours.
  2. To serve, invert cheesecake on platter and peel off baking paper.
    Let stand at room temperature for 1 hour while making the salsa topping.
  3. Combine all ingredients for salsa and spoon over cheesecake just before serving.
  4. Serve on a platter with bread, crackers or chips, so people can spoon a bit onto their favorite dip carrier.
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Managing Editor | Mark is a freelance journalist based out of Los Angeles. He’s our Do-It-Yourself specialist, and happily agrees to try pretty much every twisted project we come up with.

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