Simple After Eight dessert recipes – from tiramisu to cheesecake

In the week leading up to Christmas it’s be time to think about desserts after the hassle of getting a turkey is done.

After Eights, with their smooth minty flavour, are perfect for incorporating into desserts.

From fudge to loaf cake, you can upgrade a simple recipe with mint chocolate.

Even if your Christmas is cancelled this year – it’s something to do while isolating at home.

Here’s how to make four delicious After Eight themed desserts:

After Eight Chocolate Tra-la-la-la-loaf Cake

Ingredients

  • 225g buttery baking spread
  • 100g caster sugar
  • 3 large eggs, beaten
  • 240g condensed milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 175g self-raising flour
  • 3 tbsp cocoa powder
  • 25g After Eights, chopped into pieces

For the buttercream:

To top the cake:

  • 6 After Eights, cut into pieces
  • You will also need:
  • 900g loaf tin, lined with baking parchment

Method

The Whippin’ Good After Eight Mojito & Mint Cheesecake

Serves: 16

Ingredients

  • 300g digestive biscuits
  • 125g unsalted butter melted
  • 900g reduced fat cream cheese
  • 125g icing sugar
  • 2 limes juice and zest
  • Handful of fresh mint leaves finely chopped
  • 5 After Eight Mojito & Mint chocolates chopped
  • 15ml white rum
  • 150ml half fat crème fraiche

Method

The After Eight Mo-ho-ho-jito Fudge

Serves: 36

Ingredients

  • 450g white chocolate (can be milk if preferred)
  • 397g condensed milk
  • Small bunch of mint leaves
  • 50ml white rum
  • 10 After Eight Mojito & Mint chocolates

Method

After Eight Tree-mendous Tiramisu

Ingredients

  • 175g pack sponge fingers
  • 300ml strong coffee (2 tbsp coffee granules + 300ml boiling water)
  • 150ml double cream
  • 230g reduced fat mascarpone
  • 125g Carnation Condensed Milk
  • 75g After Eights, chopped into very small pieces

For the top:

  • 25g After Eights, cut in half
  • 2 tsp cocoa powder

You will also need:

20 x 20 cm serving dish

Method

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