Cheesecake With Orange Rum Sauce

Recipe by Chippie1
READY IN: 10hrs 20mins




  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  • Thoroughly greas a 10" springform pan.
  • Beat together cream cheese & butter until creamy.
  • Blend in sour cream.
  • Add sugar, cornstarch, lemon juice, & vanilla; beat until well blended.
  • Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  • Pour into prepared pan.
  • Place springform pan in a larger pan; add enough water to come halfway up the outside of the springform pan.
  • Bake 1 hour or until set.
  • Turn off oven and let cheesecake cool for 1 hour with oven door slightly open.
  • Remove cheesecake from oven; let stand on wire rack for 2 hours.
  • Loosen cake from rim of pan; cool completely before removing rim of pan.
  • Refridgerate at least 6 hours before serving.
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  • Orange Rum Sauce:
  • Place juice and orange peel in a small saucepan; simmer over low heat for 5 minutes.
  • Add corn syrup, sugar, and rum; stir until the sugar dissolves.
  • Increas heat to high; bring to a boil.
  • Reduce heat to medium; boil 20 minutes or until liquid beacomes syrupy.
  • Remove from heat; cool throughly.
  • Stir in macadamia nuts and serve over slice of cheesecake.