Wednesday, December 21, 2011

Eggnog Cheesecake

Rich & creamy cheesecake with subtle taste of spices & alcohol! I never tasted a real Eggnog but I know is usually consume during the Christmas seasons :D

Recipe adapted 'The Temptations of Cheesecakes"
  • 130g digestive biscuit crumbs
  • 60g melted butter
Filling :
  • 500gm cream cheese
  • 100gm sugar
  • 3 egg yolks
  • 125ml fresh cream
  • 2 tbsp rum
  • 1 tbsp brandy
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla essence
  • 1/4 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 200ml sour cream
  • 50gm sugar
  • 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
  1. Combine biscuits crumbs with melted butter and press into the base of a 8" loose based cake pan. Chill for 30mins.
  2. Using a electric whisk, beat cream cheese & sugar until smooth and creamy.
  3. Beat in egg yolk until evenly combined.
  4. Beat in fresh cream, rum, brandy, vanilla essence & ground nutmeg till evenly mixed.
  5. Pour mixture over cookie base and water-bathe bake (wrap base of cake pan with foil to prevent water from sipping in) at preheated oven at 180 deg cel for 1 hour. Remove from oven and cool for 30mins.
  6. Using a manual whisk, beat sour cream, sugar & ground cinnamon till sugar dissolves.
  7. Pour topping over cheesecake and bake at preheated oven at 160 deg cel for 12mins. Remove from oven and cool completely. Chill the whole cake without unmoulding.
I'm submitting this recipe to Aspiring Bakers #14: Creative Christmas Bakes (December 2011) hosted by Hankerie


Hankerie said...

Looks good, thanks for your submission :)

Alice said...

i never eat real eggnog myself, only know that it's real popular during christmas time
thks for sharing
your cheesecake looks real good :)

WendyinKK said...

I've not even seen eggnog before, not even in a carton.
Thanks for sharing this :)

Small Small Baker said...

Wishing you and your family a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

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