Orange Almond Passion Cheesecake

Foodista Cookbook Entry

Category: Desserts & Sweets | Blog URL: http://sweetkatskitchen.blogspot.com

This recipe was entered in The Foodista Best of Food Blogs Cookbook contest, a compilation of the world’s best food blogs which was published in Fall 2010.

Ingredients

Crust
1 cup graham cracker crumbs
2 tablespoons granulated sugar
1/2 stick butter, melted
Filling
5 pkgs. cream cheese, softened
1/2 cup cornstarch
1 tablespoon almond extract
2 teaspoons grated orange peel
2 teaspoons orange extract
5 lg. eggs, room temp
1/2 cup orange juice

Preparation

2
Spray bundt pan with nonstick baking spray containing flour. Combine crust ingredients and press in bottom of pan.
3
In large mixing bowl, beat a little of the cream cheese, a little sugar, and the cornstarch on medium speed until smooth. Gradually beat in the remaining cream cheese and sugar, then the almond extract, orange peel and orange extract. Reduce mixer speed to low and beat in the eggs, one at a time, blending well after each addition.
4
Beat in the orange juice and heavy cream.
6
Carefully pour in pan and smooth top.
7
Place pan in a large roasting or baking pan.
8
Fill roasting pan halfway with hot water.
9
Bake 85-95 minutes or until set.
10
Remove cheesecake from waterbath.
11
Cool 1 ½ to 2 hours
12
Carefully invert onto serving plate.
13
Refrigerate 6 hours, preferably overnight

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Comments

Catherine Monceaux's picture

Awesome Cheesecake!

Debbi's picture

Perfect for Easter dessert!

Annieg's picture

I'm drooling! I love your cheesecakes, and I love how easy the recipes are to follow. Yummo!

Lillian Hilton's picture

Wonderful Cheescake!!

Jacalyn Kelly's picture

Another great idea Kat! Looks sooooo yummy!

Rita's picture

Oh sooooo yummy!

Rita 's picture

What size pkg of cream cheese? Ounces?

About

I love doing unusual designs with my cheesecakes. One of my favorites are the ones done in bundt pans. And it is a favorite with my customers too. I love the combination of orange and almond so Orange Almond Passion Cheesecake was born.

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