TOFFEE TRUFFLE CHEESECAKE

Ellen Bales

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@Starwriter

DECADENT ALERT! Always looking for new YUMMY cheesecake recipes for my granddaughter and I to try. She is a real cheesecake lover; we are a team.
Recipe & Photo: tasteofhome.com
09-05-14


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Serves:

12

Prep:

40 Min

Cook:

45 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1-1/2 c
graham crackers, crushed
3 Tbsp
sugar
1 Tbsp
baking cocoa
1/3 c
butter, melted

FILLING

2 pkg
(8 oz. ea.) cream cheese, softened
2/3 c
sugar
8 oz
bittersweet chocolate, melted and cooled
1 Tbsp
all purpose flour
1 tsp
vanilla extract
3
eggs, lightly beaten

SAUCE

1/4 c
butter, cubed
2/3 c
packed brown sugar
1 Tbsp
corn syrup
1/4 c
heavy whipping cream
2 Tbsp
plus 1/2 cup milk chocolate english toffee bits, divided

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a small bowl, mix cracker crumbs, sugar and cocoa; stir in butter. Press onto bottom of a greased 9-in. springform pan.
2
In a large bowl, beat cream cheese and sugar until smooth. Beat in cooled chocolate, flour and vanilla. Add eggs; beat on low speed just until blended. Fold in toffee bits. Pour over crust. Place pan on a baking sheet.
3
Bake in a preheated 325ยบ oven for 45-50 minutes or until center is almost set. Cool on a wire rack for 10 minutes. Loosen sides from pan with a knife. Cool 1 hour longer.
Refrigerate overnight, covering when completely cooled.
4
For sauce, melt butter in a small saucepan. Stir in brown sugar and corn syrup; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium, cook and stir until sugar is completely dissolved, about 2 minutes. Stir in cream; return to a boil. Remove from heat; stir in 2 Tbsp. toffee bits.
5
Remove rim from springform pan. Sprinkle remaining toffee bits over top. Serve with warm sauce

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes, Other Desserts
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: For Kids, Healthy, Heirloom