White Chocolate Raspberry Cheesecake

"This recipe is from Sara's Secrets on the Food Network. I saw it and thought it looked really yummy! Let me know how it turns out!"
 
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Ready In:
1hr 25mins
Ingredients:
14
Serves:
16
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ingredients

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directions

  • Make crust: Finely grind almonds and crumbs in a food processor.
  • Add butter, blending until combined.
  • Press over bottom and 2/3 up side of a 10-inch springform pan.
  • Make filling: Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Melt chocolate in a double boiler or a large metal bowl set over a saucepan of barely simmering water, stirring until smooth, and remove from heat.
  • Beat cream cheese with an electric mixer at medium speed until fluffy.
  • Beat in sugar.
  • Add whole eggs and yolks, 1 at a time.
  • Beat well at low speed and scrape down bowl after each addition.
  • Beat in flour and vanilla until just combined.
  • Add melted chocolate in a slow stream, beating until filling is well combined.
  • Arrange berries in 1 layer over crust and pour filling into crust.
  • Bake in middle of oven until cake is set 3 inches from edge but center is still wobbly when pan is gently shaken, 45 to 55 minutes.
  • (You can also test the doneness of a cheesecake with a thermometer. The internal temperature should be 160 to 165 degrees F.).
  • Run a thin knife around edge of cake to loosen, then cool completely in pan on a rack.
  • (Cake will continue to set as it cools.) Serve at room temperature or chilled.
  • Cheesecake can be made 3 days ahead and chilled, covered.

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Reviews

  1. Mommy of Three
    I have made this cheesecake, which I got from a Food Network Show as well, and let me tell you it is FABULOUS!! One smal difference is the reicpe I followed had Amaretto in it as well. It is a VERY impressive cheesecake, in fact, the two times I made it and brought it to parites, NOBODY believed that I had made it....they all thought It was professionaly made and bought! LOL
     
  2. pastry-girl
    This is a fantastic recipe! I created an account just to review it. It's easy to make, absolutely delicious, and it comes out beautifully every time. It's a definite crowd-pleaser, I've never had any comments but rave reviews. It's easy to put together and it looks quite nice when plated. Make sure to mix it thoroughly without over-beating it, and don't forget the parchment paper, the bottom of the crust burned the one time I did (everyone still ate it and loved it!). This cheesecake has become one of my go-to recipes when I want to bake to impress. Its easy to make, comes out beautifully and looks gorgeous when cut into slices. One of my favorite recipes now!
     
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My husband and I live in Northeastern Ohio. We have two beautiful children, Natalie who is 2 1/2 and Noah who is just 9 months. I learned how to cook from watching my mother and FoodTV. I used to burn everything, but have since learned to make very tasty dishes. I love to search this website and try new meals all the time.
 
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