Amaretto Cheesecake Recipe

By jacksons, May 13, 2010 | |
  1. There is plenty of Amaretto so it has a very nice rounded almond flavour throughout.

    Ingredients

    3 tbls of Caster Sugar

    3 tbls of Butter

    85g Plain Digestive Biscuit (crushed)

    200g Caster Sugar

    450g Cream Cheese

    450ml Sour Cream

    3 tbls of Cornflower

    2 tea spoons of vanilla extract

    6 tbls Amaretto Spirit

    Pinch of Salt

    4 Free Range Eggs

    Method

    Base

    Preheat the oven to 180 C / Gas 4

    Mix digestives and 3 tbls of caster sugar.

    Add melted butter and mix again.

    Press into a stringform tin (ideally about 23cm tin) to form the base.

    Bake for 10 mins and set to one side

    Mixture

    Add cornflower, sugar and cream cheese into a bowl and mix until it has a smooth texture

    Then add sour cream, vanilla, amaretto and salt and mix

    While slowly mixing add all four eggs, one at a time.

    Pour onto base.

    Cooking

    60 mins in oven

    Once the 60 mins are up, remove and run a knife around the edge.

    Allow to cool on a cooling rack while keeping it in the tin.

    Put in fridge, remove from tin when completely chilled.

    Tips

    Add fresh almonds to strengthen the almond flavour

    Avoid overbaking, using a water bath will assist in an even temperature throughout the cake

    Make sure all ingredients are at room temperature before mixing

    Remember: to enjoy thoroughly!!

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