Hazlenut Cheesecake

Hazlenut Cheesecake

No Photo

Have you made this?

 Share your own photo!

Ronnie Abbott

By
@sheleighli

Make this the day before you are going to serve is so it will set up in the refrigerator.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Serves:
20
Prep:
1 Hr
Cook:
1 Hr 10 Min

Ingredients

  • CRUST

  • 1 2/3 c
    graham crackers, crushed
  • 1/3 c
    granulated sugar
  • 1 Tbsp
    ground cinmamon
  • 1/2 tsp
    ground nutmeg
  • 1/3 clove
    melted butter or margarine
  • FILLING

  • 4 pkg
    8oz cream cheese
  • 1 1/4 c
    granulated sugar
  • 2 Tbsp
    all-purpose flour
  • 2 tsp
    grated lemon zest, optional
  • 1 Tbsp
    lemon juice
  • 1/2 tsp
    vanilla
  • 4
    eggs
  • 1/3 c
    whipping cream, half and half or milk
  • 1 or 2 c
    sliced, roasted hazelnuts (see note)

How to Make Hazlenut Cheesecake

Step-by-Step

  1. To make crust: Mix Graham Cracker crumbs, sugar, cinnamon and nutmeg thoroughly. Add the melted butter and stir it in well, then press the crust into a 9-inch spring-form pan using the back of a large spoon.
  2. To make filling: If possible, let all ingredients come to room temperature.

    Preheat oven to 500 degrees. In a bowl, mix cream cheese, sugar, flour, lemon zest, lemon juice, vanilla, eggs and whipping cream.

    Then stir in a cup or 2 of slicked hazelnuts. pour into crust.

    Bake 10 minutes, or until slightly browned (Watch carefully), then reduce heat to 250 degrees (open door if necessary) and bake for 1 hour.

    Let cool at room temperature for several hours(very important). If possible, let cool overnight.
  3. NOTE: To toast hazelnuts, spread the shelled nuts in a shallow pan and roast in a 275 degree oven for 20 to 30 minutes or until the skins crack. To remove skins, rub nuts while warm with a rough cloth.

Printable Recipe Card

About Hazlenut Cheesecake

Course/Dish: Cakes



Leave a Comment

Comfort Food Recipes For Tonight’s Dinner

Comfort Food Recipes For Tonight’s Dinner


With the weather being all over the place these days, comfort food has been what I’ve craved. What’s considered comfort food? Everyone may have a different opinion but it can be a variety of different things. It can be something that reminds you of your childhood, maybe a meal based on the region you live/grew […]

19 Recipes With Sour Cream

19 Recipes With Sour Cream


Wondering what to do with that container of sour cream in your fridge? We have the answer. From breakfast to lunch to dinner to dessert, sour cream is a tasty addition to a wide variety of recipes. Casseroles, cheesecakes, and coffee cake wouldn’t be the same without sour cream.

24 Italian Restaurant-Quality Recipes to Make at Home

24 Italian Restaurant-Quality Recipes to Make at Home


What’s for dinner? Italian, but you’re not heading to your favorite restaurant. Tonight’s restaurant-quality Italian meal is going to be made at home. We’re sharing classic Italian recipes like chicken marsala and eggplant rollatini. There are classics with a twist, such as stuffed chicken Parmesan. And for dessert? Tiramisu, cannolis, and New York Cheesecake are on […]