This is THE cheesecake to make for a celebration. It's a bit of work, but the actual cheesecake must be made 2 days before serving, and the chocolate leaf garnish, a day ahead. It is gorgeous and your guests will be awed. A hint of orange from the Grand Marnier liqueur used to scent the chocolate.
The most evil good tasting dessert I have ever had! Cookware : 10 inch springform pan. And Usually when I cook this cheesecake I get a small crack or two. I found a remedy to this problem though, if you place another rack underneath the cake while cooking containing a bowl of water you will not get any cracks. The water steams up and prevents the cake from cracking this method however will require you to watch more carefully; if you bake it too long the cake will be more like soup. Better to cook and just leave the crack, the taste will more than make up for it I promise!
This is an apple-lovers dream cheesecake, oh so decident and absolutly out-of-this-world tasting! I made this cake for my Thanksgiving dinner, and my guests just went wild over the taste...this is a definate must-make! (note: prep time includes the refrigeration time for the crust)
This is yummy & a nice change from the usual chocolate, cherry, etc. cheesecakes.The crust is a nice change also from the graham & chocolate ones. A tip that was listed is that you can make this ahead of time, pop it in the freezer,ready to serve for up to 3 months! Store right in the springform pan covered in plastic wrap and just thaw in the refrigerator when ready to use.