Red Velvet CheeseCake

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Carolyn Stallings

By
@ladysnowstrixx

My mom is the Cheesecake maker in our family but when I sprang this on my Husbands Co-Workers I was the cheesecake Winner . this is so good you won't miss the fact that its not a red velvet cake.

Rating:
★★★★★ 2 votes
Comments:
Serves:
8 to 10 servings
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
1 Hr 20 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

1 1/2 c
chocolate graham cracker crumbs
1/4 c
butter, melted
1 Tbsp
granulated sugar
3 (8 oz)
packages cream cheese, softened
1 1/2 c
granulated sugar
4 large
eggs, lightly beaten
3 Tbsp
unsweetened cocoa
1 c
sour cream
1/2 c
whole buttermilk
2 tsp
vanilla extract
1 tsp
distilled white vinegar
2 (1oz)
bottles red food coloring
1(3oz)
package cream cheese, softened
1/4 c
butter, softened
2 c
powdered sugar
1 tsp
vanilla extract
garnish: fresh mint sprigs

How to Make Red Velvet CheeseCake

Step-by-Step

  • 1Preparation

    Stir together graham cracker crumbs, melted butter, and 1 tablespoon granulated sugar; press mixture into bottom of a 9-inch springform pan.
    Beat 3 (8-ounce) packages cream cheese and 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar at medium-low speed with an electric mixer 1 minute. Add eggs and next 6 ingredients, mixing on low speed just until fully combined. Pour batter into prepared crust.
  • 2Bake at 325° for 10 minutes; reduce heat to 300°, and bake for 1 hour and 15 minutes or until center is firm. Run knife along outer edge of cheesecake. Turn oven off. Let cheesecake stand in oven 30 minutes. Remove cheesecake from oven; cool in pan on a wire rack 30 minutes. Cover and chill 8 hours.
    Beat 1 (3-ounce) package cream cheese and 1/4 cup butter at medium speed with an electric mixer until smooth; gradually add powdered sugar and vanilla, beating until smooth. Spread evenly over top of cheesecake. Remove sides of springform pan. Garnish, if desired.

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About Red Velvet CheeseCake

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: Southern