Biscotti Kissed Italian Mocha Cheesecake

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Nancy A.

By
@HometownCreativeCook

I love experimenting with different ingredients to create the perfect cheesecake, and my Biscotti Kissed Italian Mocha Cheesecake, is the perfect combination of sweet and creamy, with a hint of citrus, aromatic with coffee, kissed with a slight crunch of biscotti and the warm spice of cinnamon... the perfect dessert for a perfect Valentine's Day or special occasion to share with loved ones!

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Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
1 Hr 15 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 c
    crushed almond biscotti crumbs
  • 2 1/2 tsp
    cinnamon sugar biscotti flavored coffee granules
  • 1 tsp
    sugar
  • 1/4 c
    melted butter
  • BISCOTTI CRUST

  • 3 pkg
    8 ounces each, cream cheese, softened at room temperature
  • 1 3/4 c
    sugar
  • 1/4 c
    heavy cream
  • 15 oz
    (1 container) whole milk ricotti cheese
  • 4
    large eggs, lightly beaten
  • 2 tsp
    grated orange zest
  • 2 tsp
    vanilla
  • 4 oz
    mildly sweet chocolate, melted
  • 1/2 c
    medium-strong brewed coffee, cooled
  • CHEESECAKE

  • 1/3 c
    crushed almond biscotti crumbs
  • 1/2 tsp
    cinnamon sugar biscotti flavored coffee granules
  • 1/2 tsp
    sugar
  • TOPPING

How to Make Biscotti Kissed Italian Mocha Cheesecake

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
    Line bottom of a 9 inch spring form pan with parchment paper, and grease paper and up sides of pan.
  2. In a small bowl, combine 1 1/2 cups biscotti crumbs, 2 1/2 teaspoons cinnamon sugar biscotti flavored coffee granules, and 1 teaspoon sugar; stir in melted butter. Pat down into bottom and up sides of prepared pan. Bake for 10 minutes, remove from oven, cool and set aside.
  3. In large bowl of stand mixer, beat until smooth, 3 eight ounce packages of softened cream cheese, 1 3/4 cups sugar, and 1/4 cup heavy cream. Add in ricotta cheese, eggs, orange zest, and vanilla; mix until fluffy. Add in melted chocolate and 1/2 cup cooled brewed coffee; mix until well incorporated.
  4. Pour mixture on top of prepared crust, and bake for approximately 65 minutes, ( oven temperatures may vary) until filling is set.
  5. Remove cheesecake from oven, cool to room temperature, refrigerate at least 2 hours or overnight.
  6. In small bowl, mix together, 1/3 cup crushed biscotti crumbs, 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon sugar biscotti flavored coffee granules, and 1/2 teaspoon sugar.
  7. Remove chilled cheesecake from refrigerator and remove sides from pan; peel off parchment paper from bottom. Place on cake plate or serving platter and sprinkle topping over top of cheesecake and around sides.
    Serve immediately, and refrigerate leftovers.

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About Biscotti Kissed Italian Mocha Cheesecake

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



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