Gingerbread Cheesecake

Recipe by AZPARZYCH
READY IN: 1hr 15mins
SERVES: 16
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Heat oven to 300°F.
  • Combine all crust ingredients in medium bowl.
  • Press into bottom and halfway up sides of 9-inch springform pan.
  • Wrap outside of pan with piece of heavy-duty foil.
  • Refrigerate at least 30 minutes.
  • Process cream cheese, brown sugar and 1/2 cup sugar in food processor 30 seconds or until smooth and creamy.
  • Add eggs one at time, processing after each addition.
  • Add all remaining filling ingredients; pulse to combine.
  • Pour into crust
  • Place pan in large baking or broiler pan.
  • Add enough hot water to baking pan to come halfway up sides of springform pan.
  • Bake 1 hour 15 minutes to 1 hour 25 minutes or until edges are puffed and top is dry to the touch.
  • Center should move slightly when pan is tapped but should not ripple as if liquid.
  • Remove cake from water bath; remove foil.
  • Cool on wire rack 1 hour.
  • Refrigerate, uncovered, overnight.
  • Beat whipping cream and powdered sugar in large bowl at medium-high speed until soft peaks form.
  • Beat in rum until firm but not stiff peaks form.
  • Spread over top of cake.
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