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.


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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

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Pre-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.
2
add 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.
3
Make the filling.Put remaining 1/2 cup Almond paste,sugar in food processor. Pulse until it looks like a fine meal.
4
Add 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.
5
Pour the filling in to the cooled crust.Bake until center is set. About 40-50 minutes.Cool cake for 10
minutes.
6
While 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.)
7
Fruit 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.
8
cook 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