• Prep Time:
  • Cooking Time:
  • Serves: 10 Servings

Chocolate Amaretto Cheesecake

  • Recipe Submitted by on

Category: Cakes

 Ingredients List

  • ---Crust---
  • 1 1/2 c Chocolate cookie crumbs
  • 1 c Chopped almonds
  • 1/3 c Sugar
  • 6 tb Butter; softened
  • ---Filling---
  • 1 1/2 lb Cream cheese; softened
  • 1 c Sugar
  • 4 Eggs
  • 1/3 c Heavy cream
  • 1/4 c Amaretto de Saronno┬« liqueur
  • 1 ts Vanilla extract
  • ---Topping---
  • 2 c Sour cream
  • 1 tb Sugar
  • 1 ts Vanilla extract
  • Lightly toasted blanched
  • -sliced almonds, for garnish

 Directions

In a bowl, combine chocolate crumbs, 1 cup chopped almonds, 1/3 cup sugar
and the softened butter. Pat the mixture onto the bottom and sides of a
buttered 9 1/2-inch springform pan.

Cream together the softened cream cheese and 1 cup sugar. Beat in eggs one
at a time, beating well after each addition. Add heavy cream, Amaretto and
1 teaspoon vanilla. Beat until light. Pour batter into chocolate shell and
bake at 375┬░ F for 35 to 40 minutes. Transfer to a rack and let stand for 5
minutes.

Meanwhile, combine sour cream, 1 tablespoon sugar and 1 teaspoon vanilla
extract. Spread on cheesecake and return to oven to bake for another 5
minutes. Cool on rack completely and chill overnight. Remove the sides of
the pan and transfer the cake to a stand or platter. Press toasted almond
slices around the top edge.

>From a recipe folder provided by Sandalwood's Restaurant.

 Share this Recipe

Recipes by Course

Recipes by Main Ingredient

Recipes by Cuisine

Recipes by Preparation

Recipes by Occasion

Recipes by Dietary

Sign Up and Create a Cookbook Today!

Please Sign in to your Account or Sign up if you are new user.

Who loves our Healthy Recipes?