Chocolate-Hazelnut Cream Cheesecake

442 16 servings, 1 slice (122 g) each
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Prep Time
30
min.
Total Time
7
hr.
22
min.
Servings

16 servings, 1 slice (122 g) each

This gorgeous layered cheesecake, with its crunchy nut base, creamy filling and luscious ganache topping, is the perfect dessert for entertaining.

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  • Heat oven to 350ºF.
  • Melt 1/2 cup butter; mix with baking crumbs, nuts and 2 Tbsp. sugar. Press onto bottom of 9-inch springform pan. Bake 12 min.
  • Beat cream cheese spread and remaining sugar in large bowl with mixer until blended. Add 1 tsp. vanilla and 2 Tbsp. liqueur; mix well. Add eggs, 1 at a time, mixing on low speed after each just until blended; pour over crust.
  • Bake 30 min. or until centre is almost set. Run knife around rim of pan to loosen cake; cool before removing rim. Refrigerate cheesecake 4 hours.
  • Beat stabilizer and 1 cup cream with mixer on high speed until stiff peaks form. Dissolve coffee in remaining liqueur. Add to whipped cream along with the chocolate cream cheese product; mix on medium speed just until blended. Spread over cheesecake. Refrigerate 40 min.
  • Microwave chocolate chips, remaining vanilla and cream in microwaveable bowl on HIGH 1 min. or until chips are completely melted and mixture is well blended, stirring after 30 sec. Add remaining butter; stir until melted. Cool 10 min. Spread over cheesecake. Refrigerate 20 min.

Special Extra

Garnish with fresh raspberries and whole hazelnuts just before serving.

Variation

Omit liqueur. Add 1 tsp. almond extract to cheesecake batter before pouring over crust.

Size Wise

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

Servings

  • 16 servings, 1 slice (122 g) each

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 16 servings, 1 slice (122 g) each
AMOUNT PER SERVING
Calories 500
% Daily Value
Total fat 35g
Saturated fat 19g
Cholesterol 120mg
Sodium 420mg
Carbohydrate 39g
Dietary fibre 2g
Sugars 28g
Protein 8g
   
Vitamin A 30 %DV
Vitamin C 0 %DV
Calcium 8 %DV
Iron 15 %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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