Friday, March 27, 2009
Flashback and Foodie Friday
Each Friday, my friend Suzy encourages us to join her in "Flashback Friday". We enjoy looking back at the food we have served, the gardens we tended, and the trips we have taken over the last year or so. I am sharing a delicious cheesecake that I made during the winter, using a recipe that Ann shared.
I love Fridays for many reasons, and always look forward to Foodie Friday where I can get inspiration from the many wonderful cooks out there. To see what else is cooking for Foodie Friday, check out Gollum's blog. Designs by Gollum
If you enjoy cheesecake, you will like this one! Enjoy the weekend.
White Chocolate Cheesecake
Adapted from http://www.dianasdesserts.com
Dulce de Leche Cheesecake recipe
1 1/2 cups Graham Cracker Crumbs
2 tablespoons sugar
6 tablespoons melted butter
Mix together and pat into bottom of a spring form pan lined with Buttered parchment paper. Bake at 350°F for 10 minutes. Set aside to cool.
3 (8 oz.) packages cream cheese (24 oz. total)
1 cup superfine granulated sugar
2 tbsp. all-purpose flour
2 tsp. vanilla extract
1/3 cup heavy cream
6 ounces melted quality white chocolate
Reset oven temperature to 325°F
Melt white chocolate with heavy cream. Stir until smooth. Set aside to cool.
With an electric mixer beat cream cheese, sugar and flour together until well mixed and smooth. Add vanilla and beat until smooth. Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat until smooth.Add the melted chocolate cream mixture. Stir until smooth.
Pour plain batter over crust.
Wrap foil around the bottom and up the sides of the pan.
Place in a shallow pan and pour in hot water. (Bain Marie)
Bake in preheated 325°F oven for 50 to 60 minutes or until center is almost set. Remove from the oven and let cool. When cool refrigerate overnight or for at least 4 or 5 hours.
Drizzle with white chocolate and or Dulce de Leche.