How to make cheesecake "christmasy"?

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  1. koukouvagia

    koukouvagia

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    I think I want to make a cheesecake for Christmas and I need some ideas how to make it seasonal.
     
  2. lagom

    lagom

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    The simplest way i can think of is to pulverize some candycane and add it to the mix or to make a crust from ginger snaps and use some clove, ginger an cinnimum in the cake mixture.
     
  3. pete

    pete Moderator Staff Member

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    Lagom, both good ideas.  I especially like the idea of making a gingersnap crust.  If doing that then how about an orange scented cheesecake and a cranberry compote to top it all off?  If you want to experiment how about a Rosemary scented cheesecake (be very careful not to go too strong on the rosemary).  Top that with a compote of dried fruits in a red wine syrup.