How to Make a Festive Christmas Cheesecake Recipe Video

Smooth and Velvety, crowned with a beautiful display of glazed Berries!

Summary

Preparation Time35 MinCooking Time1 Hr 25 Min
Ready In2 Hr 0 MinDifficulty LevelBit Difficult
Servings8Cuisine
CourseTaste
MethodSpeciality,
VegetarianMain Ingredient
Interest Group

Ingredients

For the crust
 Cookies1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs), crushed (Graham, Gingersnaps, Amaretti)
 Melted butter6 Tablespoon
 Sugar210 Gram, divided (1 cup for cheesecake and 2 teaspoon for crust)
 Nutmeg1⁄4 Teaspoon
For the cheesecake
 Cream cheese8 Ounce
 Eggs4 Medium
 Lemon zest2 Medium, grated (meyer lemons)
 Vanilla extract2 Teaspoon
 Flour2 Tablespoon
For the topping
 Berry jelly1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Berries16 Ounce
 Jelly1 Cup (16 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 601 Calories from Fat 199

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 23 g34.7%

Saturated Fat 12.3 g61.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 149.3 mg

Sodium 255.2 mg10.6%

Total Carbohydrates 95 g31.7%

Dietary Fiber 3.7 g14.6%

Sugars 66.3 g

Protein 7 g14.6%

Vitamin A 15% Vitamin C 22.7%

Calcium 6.2% Iron 7.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

GETTING READY
1. Preheat the oven to 350 F.
2. In a bowl, place crushed cookies, butter, sugar and nutmeg, and mix well until the mixture resembles grainy texture.
3. In a spring form pan foiled from outside, put the cookie mixture and press in the bottom of the pan.

MAKING
4. Bake the crust in the oven, for 10 minutes, remove and allow to cool.
5. In a bowl, place the cream cheese, lemon zest, and sift in sugar and flour in two batches beating well after each addition.
6. Break in 1 egg at a time and beat well after each addition.
7. Add in the vanilla extract and stir to mix.
8. In a spring form pan, pour the cream cheese batter over the crust and tap couple of times.
9. In a shallow baking pan, place the spring form pan and pour lukewarm water, to fill half way till the pan.
10. Bake the Cheesecake at 350 for 1 hour.
11. In a saucepan over low heat, place the jelly with little water and heat till it just starts to boil.

FINALZING
12. In a bowl place the berries and add in the jelly mixture and mix well.
13. Spread the berry mixture over the cheesecake and refrigerate until chill or overnight.

SERVING
14. Remove the cheesecake from pan, cut in wedges and serve as desired.
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