Strawberry Amaretto Cheesecake Recipe

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Strawberry Amaretto Cheesecake

Kristy K.

By
@Calcchic

The amaretto really makes this recipe great... at least *I* think so. ;)


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Ingredients

1 c
graham cracker crumbs
1/4 c
sugar
2 Tbsp
unsalted butter at room temperature

FILLING INGREDIENTS

2 lb
cream cheese, softened
1 c
heavy cream
6
eggs
3 Tbsp
lemon juice
1/2 tsp
brandy
1 c
sour cream
1 Tbsp
vanilla extract
2 Tbsp
all purpose sifted flour
1 c
strawberries, sliced

TOPPING INGREDIENTS

1 c
amaretto liqueur
1 Tbsp
sugar
1/2 c
strawberries, sliced

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a small mixing bowl, combine the crumbs, sugar and butter.
2
Blend well with fingers, fork or pastry blender.
3
Press onto the bottom of a well-buttered springform pan.
4
Chill for 30 minutes.
5
FILLING: In a large bowl, beat the cream cheese, sugar and cream until smooth.
6
Add the eggs, one at a time, making sure that the mixture is smooth and creamy.
7
Fold in the strawberries.
8
Pour mixture into the chilled pan and bake in a pre-heated 425 degree oven for 15 minutes, then reduce the temperature to 275 and continue to bake for 1 hour.
9
Transfer to a wire rack and allow to cool for 3 hours.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes