Sunday, June 22, 2014

Tiramisu Cheesecake


We don't eat cheesecake often because my hubby doesn't like it, but once in a blue moon when I crave for one I prefer to make it rather than buying it from a store.


The ingredients:


The process of making the crust


The crust after baking it on the oven:


The end result:


The cracks in the middle was caused by me poking to it when it's not done. :(
Oh well... life is not perfect.

I don't have 9 inch ring pan as the recipe called so I used my 10 inch one.
My cake turned out to be fine just shorter than it's supposed to be.



Tiramisu Cheesecake
Printable Recipe
Yield one 9" round springform pan

Ingredients:
The Crust:
1.5 cups finely ground graham cracker
4 Tbs unsalted butter

The cheesecake filing:
2 (8-oz) packages of cream cheese, room temperature
2 (8-oz) mascarpone cheese, room temperature
150 g sugar
6 Tbs coffee flavored liqueur
4 Tbs all-purpose flour
1 tsp of vanilla extract
3 large eggs, room temperature
1 Tbs chocolate powder
1 (1 ounce) square dark chocolate

Direction:
  • Preheat oven to 350 Fahrenheit.
  • In a bowl, Mix the melted butter into the crumbs. Moisten with 2 Tbs of the coffee liquor 
  • Press the mixture onto the bottom of springform pan
  • Bake until it is set and beginning to brown about 12 minutes. Let it cool
  • Decrease the oven temperature to 325 F. Place a pan of water on the bottom rack of the oven
  • To make the cheesecake filling, beat the cream cheese, mascarpone cheese, and sugar with a paddle attachment until very smooth. Add 4 Tbs coffee liqueur, vanilla extract, eggs (one at a time), and flour; mix slowly. 
  • Place a pan of water on the bottom rack of the oven
  • Place the springform pan in the middle rack. Bake for 60 to 80 minutes. 
  • Take out the pan and let it cool
  • Refrigerate overnight
  • Sprinkle chocolate powder on the top
  • Melt the dark chocolate then squeeze it on the top of the cheesecake
Enjoy!

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