Margarita Cheesecake

READY IN: 1hr 30mins
Recipe by Good Cook Wanda

Great dessert for topping off a Tex-Mex meal.

Top Review by sarah_nabbefeld

I made this twice, once for an office party and again for a New Year's party, everyone loved it! The 2nd time around I poured in half of the batter, then some of the strawberry puree, then the rest of the batter and topped with more strawberry, it gave it a stronger strawberry flavor. I also topped it with some whip cream, which gave it nice extra kick. Topping it with left over pureed strawberries seemed like over kill and was just too strong.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Combine crumbs, walnuts & butter. Press into bottom and sides of a 9" spring form pan.
  3. Combine cream cheese, sugar, lime juice, tequila and Triple Sec in a mixing bowl. Blend with electric mixer until smooth.
  4. Add eggs and combine well.
  5. Add sour cream to cream cheese mixture, blending well.
  6. Pour batter into crust-lined pan.
  7. Into batter, pour 1/2 cup strawberry puree in a circle. Swirl into batter with a knife.
  8. Place a pan of water in bottom of oven.
  9. Bake cheese cake for 1 hour.
  10. After cooled, chill for a few hours. Serve with strawberry puree.

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