White Chocolate Cheesecake

Anita Hoffman

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@scent4U

A rich, creamy, delicious cheesecake. Can be served with a strawberry sauce.


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Serves:

12

Prep:

40 Min

Cook:

45 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1 1/2 c
chocolate wafers, crumbs
3 Tbsp
melted butter
4 pkg
(8 ounce each) cream cheese, softened
1/2 c
plus 2 tbsps. sugar
4
eggs, lightly beaten
2
egg yolks, lightly beaten
1 Tbsp
flour
1 tsp
vanilla
8 oz
white baking chocolate, melted and cooled

STRAWBERRY SAUCE

1/2 c
sugar
2 Tbsp
cornstarch
1/2 c
water
1 1/2 c
chopped fresh strawberries

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Crust: Combine crumbs and butter; press onto bottom of 9 inch springform pan.
Bake at 350 degrees for 10 minutes.
2
Cake: In a large bowl, combine the cream cheese, sugar, flour, and vanilla, mixing until well blended.
Add eggs and yolks, one at a time, beat on low speed after each addition. Stir in white chocolate.
Pour over crust.
Place pan on a baking sheet.
3
Bake at 350 degrees for 45-50 minutes or until center is just set.
Cool on a wire rack for 10 minutes.
Carefully run a knife around edge of pan to loosen; cool 1 hour longer.
Refrigerate overnight.
4
SAUCE:
In a large saucepan, combine the sugar, cornstarch and water until smooth.
Add strawberries.
Bring to a boil; cook and stir until thickened.
Remove from the heat.
5
Spread strawberry sauce over top of cheesecake.
Refrigerate leftovers.
6
Variation: White Chocolate Macadamia Nut Cheesecake

Stir in i jar (3 1/2 oz.) macadamia nuts, chopped (about 3/4 cup) into batter.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Desserts
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: American