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Chocolate-Cardamom Cheesecake

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Makes 18 servings, 1 piece (84 g) each.

All the flavours of a traditional burfi come together in our updated Canadian version, served cheesecake style!

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  • Heat oven to 350ºF.
  • Mix ginger crisp crumbs and butter; press onto bottom of 9-inch springform pan. Beat cream cheese and sugar with mixer until well blended. Add melted chocolate and 1-1/2 tsp. cardamom; mix well. Add eggs, 1 at a time, mixing on low speed after each just until blended. Pour over crust.
  • Bake 45 min. or until centre is almost set. Run knife around rim of pan to loosen cake; cool before removing rim. Refrigerate cheesecake 4 hours.
  • Mix caramel syrup and remaining cardamom; spoon over cheesecake. Top with nuts.


Substitute walnuts or pistachios for the pecans.

How to Toast the Nuts

Heat small skillet on medium heat. Add nuts; cook and stir 3 to 4 min. or until golden brown and fragrant.

Size Wise

Dessert can be part of a balanced diet but remember to keep tabs on portions.


  • Makes 18 servings, 1 piece (84 g) each.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size Makes 18 servings, 1 piece (84 g) each.
Calories 340
% Daily Value
Total fat 23g
Saturated fat 12g
Cholesterol 85mg
Sodium 250mg
Carbohydrate 30g
Dietary fibre 2g
Sugars 21g
Protein 6g
Vitamin A 15 %DV
Vitamin C 0 %DV
Calcium 6 %DV
Iron 6 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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