White Chocolate Cheese Cake

Home Cookin Chapter: Recipes From Thibeault's Table

White Chocolate Cheesecake

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Adapted from http://www.dianasdesserts.com
Dulce de Leche Cheesecake recipe

Crust


1 1/2 cups Graham Cracker Crumbs
2 tablespoons sugar
6 tablespoons melted butter

Mix together and pat into bottom of a spring form pan lined with Buttered parchment paper.   Bake at 350°F for 10 minutes.  Set aside to cool


Filling:
3 (8 oz.) packages cream cheese (24 oz. total)
1 cup superfine granulated sugar
2 tbsp. all-purpose flour
2 tsp. vanilla extract
3 eggs
1/3 cup heavy cream
6 ounces melted quality white chocolate




 Reset oven temperature to 325°F (160°C).

Melt white chocolate with heavy cream. Stir until smooth.  Set aside to cool.

With an electric mixer beat cream cheese, sugar and flour together until well mixed and smooth. Add vanilla and beat until smooth. Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat until smooth.Add the melted chocolate cream mixture. Stir until smooth.


Pour plain batter over crust.

Wrap foil around the bottom and up the sides of the pan.

Place in a shallow pan and pour in hot water. (Bain Marie)

7. Bake in preheated 325°F (160°C) oven for 50 to 60 minutes or until center is almost set.Remove from the oven and let cool.   When cool refrigerate overnight or for at least 4 or 5 hours. 

Drizzle with white chocolate and or Dulce de Leche.
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