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Alice’s Chocolate Amaretto Cheesecake with Raspberry Sauce

Alice’s Chocolate Amaretto Cheesecake with Raspberry Sauce

Alice’s Chocolate Amaretto Cheesecake with Raspberry Sauce
Alice’s Chocolate Amaretto Cheesecake with Raspberry Sauce
Alice’s Chocolate Amaretto Cheesecake with Raspberry Sauce
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Alice’s Chocolate Amaretto Cheesecake with Raspberry Sauce
Ingredients
  • CRUST:
  • 1 ½ c. graham cracker crumbs (plain or chocolate)
  • 3 T. sugar
  • 3 T. melted butter
  • FILLING:
  • 2 ¼ lb. cream cheese, room temperature
  • 6 eggs
  • 1 ¾ c. sugar
  • ½ c. melted butter
  • 2 oz. Amaretto (You can change up flavors with Crème de Cocoa, Raspberry, Butter Pecan Liqueurs, etc.)
  • ⅓ c. vanilla
  • Hershey’s chocolate syrup, about ¼-1/3 c.
Instructions
  1. CRUST:
  2. Combine all ingredients and press into bottom of 9” springform pan.
  3. Grease rest of pan that is not covered with crumbs.
  4. FILLING:
  5. Preheat oven 400. In heavy duty mixer, blend cream cheese until soft and smooth.
  6. Add eggs, one at a time and beat after each addition, until creamy.
  7. Slowly add remaining ingredients and blend until there are no lumps.
  8. Reserve ¾ c. of batter and mix with the Hershey’s chocolate to achieve the color you want. Place in pastry bag with decorative tip.
  9. Pour rest of batter into pan. Bang pan to get batter to settle and clear air bubbles and top is smooth. With pastry bag, make designs on top you like. If you don’t want to do this, just put all of batter into pan and skip chocolate step.
  10. Wrap the pan with foil. Place the wrapped pan in a pan of warm water. Water should come at least ½ way up the cake pan.
  11. Bake at 400 for 20 minutes and then reduce temperature to 250 and cook another 90 minutes.
  12. Remove from oven and take the cake pan out of water and remove foil.
  13. Let cool completely in pan. When cool remove ring of springform pan.
  14. Place cake on serving platter and keep in refrigerator
Alice’s Chocolate Amaretto Cheesecake with Raspberry Sauce
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RASPBERRY PUREE SAUCE:
Ingredients
  • 1 pt. fresh raspberries or berries you like, extra for garnish
  • ¾-1 c. sugar, depending on sweetness of berries
  • Juice of 1 lemon
Instructions
  1. Place all ingredients in blender or processor and puree. Taste for sweetness. Strain seeds if you like. Chill until ready to use.
  2. To serve: Drizzle some of the fruit puree on serving plate. Place piece of cheesecake on top of it. Drizzle more on top and garnish with whole berries. You can also use chocolate swirls from Hershey’s.
 

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