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Cheesecake Recipes

Orange and Walnut Cheesecake Recipe

This amazing walnut cheesecake recipe combines coffee flavored cheesecake pudding with a coffee and orange flavored cake. The cake is made from scratch and the frosting is made with cheesecake instant pudding, cream, milk, and orange peel. This is quite an easy dessert recipe to make.

This is not a traditional type of cheesecake, in that you do not have a crumb layer, cheesy layer and fruit layer. This is more of a regular cake with a cheesecake flavor. If you want to leave the coffee out of it, that is fine, but a hint of coffee is spectacular with the rich, earthy taste of walnuts. The orange peel adds a nice fruity flavor too. If you do not have a fresh orange to peel, use a teaspoon of orange juice concentrate instead.

This delicious walnut cheesecake is great with a cup of coffee and it is a real pick-me-up after a long, hard day. Everyone will love this delicious recipe for walnut cheesecake, from the youngest member of the family who loves anything sweet and soft, right up to the grandparents. In fact, you had better make two – this is going to disappear really fast! Continue reading

Baked Triple Chocolate Cheesecake

If you love chocolate, you will love this triple chocolate cheesecake. This is a baked cheesecake made with eggs and sour cream, but the top layer is added afterwards. The crust is a simple graham cracker crumb crust and the cheesecake is made in three layers and topped with delicious chocolate chips. You can use any kind of chocolate chips to decorate this triple chocolate cheesecake. A combination of white and milk chocolate chips is a good idea.

The first layer of this cheesecake is a cream cheese, egg, sour cream and milk chocolate mixture, the second layer is the same but with white chocolate instead of milk chocolate and the top layer is made with chocolate pudding. The chocolate pudding layer gives a nice contrast from the other two layers because it has a totally different flavor and texture from the rest of the cheesecake.

Serve this triple chocolate cheesecake as a snack at any time or after dinner. Anyone who likes the taste of chocolate is sure to love it. If you want to, you could use butterscotch instant pudding instead of chocolate instant pudding for a different flavor. Continue reading

Chocolate Truffle Cheesecake Recipe

This wonderful baked cheesecake looks really tasty and has an amazing flavor. A chocolate truffle is a cocoa-covered, ganache-filled chocolate candy. They are named truffles because their shapes resemble truffle fungus. However, in the following chocolate truffle cheesecake recipe, the cocoa is used in the filling itself, instead of being used to fill anything.

This is a rich dessert and if you like chocolate you will really enjoy this chocolate truffle cheesecake recipe, especially if the thought of truffles makes your mouth water. Chocolate truffles were created in 1895 in France and there are three main kinds of truffles – American, European, and Swiss. American truffles are half-egg shaped and made with milk or dark chocolate and butterfat.

A European truffle is made with cocoa powder, milk powder, syrup, and milk fats. A Swiss truffle is made with dairy cream, butter and melted chocolate. Swiss truffles are coated in cocoa powder. They have to be eaten within a couple of days of being made. Imagine all that rich, creamy flavor being put into a cheesecake recipe. If you like the sound of that, you will enjoy the following chocolate truffle cheesecake recipe. Continue reading

Turtle Cheesecake Recipe

This delicious chocolate turtle cheesecake combines the flavors of chocolate, pecans and caramel. If you like rich, indulgent desserts, you are going to love this recipe for chocolate turtle cheesecake. The pecan crust is topped with a layer of caramel syrup, then three chocolate layers and finally a crunchy chocolate glaze and fresh mint leaves.

This is a baked turtle cheesecake and it is quite easy to make. As this cheesecake chills, it sets firm. Serve it very cold after dinner and watch everyone enjoying its rich, luxurious flavor and gooey texture. This is a great chocolate turtle cheesecake and if you want to know how to make turtle cheesecake, this is one of the best recipes to use for it.

A lot of dessert recipes for cheesecake use pudding and the following recipe for chocolate turtle cheesecake has a pudding layer which contrasts well with the baked layers. Whether you are a diehard chocoholic or someone with a sweet tooth and a passion for turtle cheesecake, the following recipe is guaranteed to satisfy your sweet tooth perfectly. Continue reading

Chocolate Hazelnut Cheesecake

This is a very sophisticated looking hazelnut cheesecake. Perhaps you have seen a hazelnut cheesecake foodnetwork recipe before and this cheesecake recipe is similar in some ways. The delicious chocolate hazelnut cheesecake has a biscotti cookie crust, a creamy vanilla and Frangelico flavor filling and a chocolate sauce. The caramel-coated hazelnuts finish the dish off perfectly.

Frangelico is a hazelnut liqueur. If you cannot find it, use a similar nut liqueur, preferably a hazelnut liqueur. For a contrasting nut flavor though, you could pick an almond liqueur like Disaronno Amaretto. Both these liqueurs are strong flavored so do not use too much. The liqueur does add a sophisticated edge to this hazelnut cheesecake recipe though, so it is worth adding.

The caramel-covered hazelnuts are simple to make and they finish this dish off in style. The chocolate sauce is great too. Homemade chocolate sauce is nicer than store-bought chocolate sauce. If you do not have a muffin tin the right size, you can make six disks with the crust mixture or roll it out and cut six circles with a cookie cutter. The scoops of cheesecake filling will hide the crusts so they do not have to be perfectly round. Continue reading

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