Berry Berry Delicious Almond cheese cake

Nor M.

By
@Adashofloverecipes

I love cheese cake,and I have made this one many times for Christmas gatherings. It is usually the first dessert to go.It is so smooth and creamy. A great ending to a holiday dinner,or any meal.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
8-10
Prep:
25 Min
Cook:
55 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

7
graham crackers crushed
1/2 c
toasted almonds
7 oz
almond paste( my recipe,or store bought)
1/2 stick
butter

FILLING

2 pkg
8 ounce packages of cream cheese(cut up at room temperature)
1/2 c
granulated sugar
3
large eggs
1/2 c
whipping cream
1/4 tsp
almond extract

TOPPING

1 lb
frozen black berries,or blueberries,,or combine half and half.
1 c
sour cream
1/2 c
sugar -plus 3 tablespoons
1 1/2 tsp
unflavored gelatin

Step-By-Step

1Pre-heat oven to 350 degree's.
Thaw frozen berries,and set aside the juices.
set aside 1/2 cup of Almond paste for filling.
Combine remaining almond paste,graham crackers,and almonds in to a food processor.grind up to a fine texture.
2add the butter to processor,and pulse until crumb mixture forms.
Press mixture in to a spring form pan bottom, and 2 inches up of the sides of 9 inch pan.Remove from oven and cool.
3Make the filling.Put remaining 1/2 cup Almond paste,sugar in food processor. Pulse until it looks like a fine meal.
4Add 1/2 of cream cheese,and process until smooth.Add the rest of the cream cheese,and pulse until smooth.
Add eggs,whipping cream,and Almond extract.blend until combined. Do not over process.
5Pour the filling in to the cooled crust.Bake until center is set. About 40-50 minutes.Cool cake for 10
minutes.
6While cooling make topping: Mix 1 tablespoon of sugar with the sour cream. Spoon over the hot cheese cake,and bake about 5 minutes.Cool in fridge for a couple hours. (Uncovered.)
7Fruit topping: Mix half cup of sugar plus 2 tablespoons,and berry juices from frozen berries. in sauce pan.sprinkle the gelatin over the mixture. Let it sit uncooked for 15 minutes.
8cook on low heat until Gelatin is dissolved.Don't boil it.Pour in to a bowl,and add the berries. mix and refrigerate until cold stir every so often.
When it is set.Spoon topping over the chilled cake. Refrigerate for 3 hours at the least. It can be served the next day as well.Cut and enjoy the delicious cake.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids