Amaretto Whisper Cheesecake

Discussion in 'Desserts' started by bb53chevpro, Jul 1, 2008.

  1. bb53chevpro

    bb53chevpro Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    AMARETTO WHISPER CHEESECAKE

    FOR THE CRUST:
    1 1/2 cups chocolate wafer crumbs
    "1 cup almonds, finely chopped; lightly toasted 3/4 cup butter; melted"

    FOR THE FILLING:
    3 packages (8 oz. each) cream cheese; softened
    1 cup sugar
    4 large eggs
    1/3 cup heavy cream
    1/4 cup and tablespoon amaretto

    FOR THE TOPPING:
    2 cups sour cream
    2 tablespoon sugar
    1 teaspoon amaretto
    lightly toasted slivered almonds (for garnish)


    "Combine crumbs, almonds, butter and sugar in a bowl. Press into bottom and
    sides of a 9-inch springform pan."
    "Cream cheese and sugar together in a large mixer bowl. Add eggs, one at a time,
    beating well after each addition. Add cream and Amaretto. Beat until light. Pour into crust."
    Bake at 375 degrees F. for 40 minutes. Let stand for 5 minutes on wire rack.
    Filling will not be set.
    "Combine sour cream, sugar and Amaretto. Spread evenly on cake."
    "Bake 5 to 10 minutes, top will still be jiggly in center. Cool completely on rack.
    Cover lightly and chill overnight."
    TO SERVE:
    Remove from springform pan. Place almond slivers around outside edge of top of cake.
    Serves 10 servings


    Sorry no pics on this one, but it is great.
     
  2. dirtman775

    dirtman775 Smoking Fanatic

    nj
    That has gotta be the most sexiest sounding desert ever[​IMG]
     
  3. white cloud

    white cloud Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Thanks andy, I have a folder with just cheese cake recipes and that will fit in there nicely.
     
  4. mossymo

    mossymo Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    bb53chevpro
    That sounds delicious, I emailed it to my wife as a hint for her to make; thanks !!!
     
  5. pineywoods

    pineywoods Smoking Guru Staff Member Administrator Group Lead SMF Premier Member

    Sounds great Andy thanks for sharing
     

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