Almond Coffee Cheesecake for Anna

1
Baby Kato

By
@BabyKato

This is the perfect choice for a elegant dinner party.

This cake is being posted in honor of my friend Anna...The Brew Mistress.

I hope you all enjoy this delicious cake.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
12 - 18
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
2 Hr 30 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

Add to Grocery List

  • 13/4
    cups chocolate wafer cookies, crushed
  • 3
    tablespoons almonds, chopped, toasted
  • 5-6
    tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1
    teaspoon coffee, instant, strong
  • 24
    ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 3/4
    cup sugar, vanilla
  • 1/4
    cup whipping cream
  • 5
    teaspoons cornstarch
  • 4
    eggs, large fresh
  • 1
    egg yolk
  • 1/4
    cup amaretto
  • 1
    teaspoon almond extract, pure
  • 1
    teaspoon water, hot
  • 3/4
    teaspoon instant coffee, strong
  • 1/4
    cup coffee liqueur, kahula
  • 1
    cup whipped cream, garnish
  • 1/4
    cup almonds, toasted, sliced, garnish

How to Make Almond Coffee Cheesecake for Anna

Step-by-Step

  1. Chocolate Wafer Crust - In a small bowl combine crushed wafers, almonds, butter and instant coffee together, until well mixed.
  2. Press the crumb mixture into the bottom of a greased 9" spring form pan and set aside until needed.
  3. Almond Coffee Filling - Combine cream cheese, sugar and cornstarch in a large bowl, and with an electric mixer beat till smooth.
  4. Add the eggs and yolk, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  5. Split the batter into two bowls equally.
  6. In one bowl add the amaretto and almond extract, mix well and set aside.
  7. Stir together the instant coffee and hot water, mix with the Kahlua then add to the remaining cheese mixture, blending well.
  8. Pour half of the amaretto mixture over the chocolate wafer crust.
  9. Spoon half of the coffee mixture over the amaretto mixture.
  10. Now pour the remaining amaretto mixture over the coffee mixture.
  11. Top with the remaining coffee mixture.
  12. Without scraping the crust, swirl the blade of a knife thru the cake to create a marbling effect.
  13. Bake at 350 degrees for 15 minutes.
  14. Lower the temperature to 200 and continue baking for 1 hour and 20 minutes, or until the center no longer looks shiny or wet.
  15. Individual ovens vary -- please make sure that the cake center no longer looks wet or shiny, before returning to oven.
  16. Remove the cake from the oven and run a knife around the inside edge of the pan.
  17. Turn the oven off and return the cake to the oven for an additional hour, then chill uncovered overnight.
  18. Serve garnished with whipped cream and sliced almonds.

Printable Recipe Card

About Almond Coffee Cheesecake for Anna

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: Canadian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy




Show 5 Comments & Reviews

27 Blue Ribbon Chocolate Cake Recipes

27 Blue Ribbon Chocolate Cake Recipes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Chocoholics rejoice! 27 Blue Ribbon chocolate cake recipes that will make all your chocolate dreams come true. We suggest adding a gallon of milk to your grocery list today.

Flavorful Blueberry Recipes To Brighten Your Day

Flavorful Blueberry Recipes to Brighten Your Day

Kitchen Crew

The markets are bursting with blueberries these days! That makes me very happy because not only are they yummy, they're super healthy. Packed with antioxidants, research shows blueberries can help...

17 Easy Bundt Pan Recipes

17 Easy Bundt Pan Recipes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

From breakfast to dinner to dessert, there’s a delicious bundt pan recipe for you! We promise, there’s nothing bundt yummy recipes for you below. Great Grandma's Best Banana Bread “One...