Blueberry Hazelnut Cheesecake Recipe

Summary

Difficulty LevelBit DifficultHealth IndexJust Enjoy
CuisineCourse
Main Ingredient

Ingredients

 Blueberries12 Ounce
 Honey1 Tablespoon
 Granulated sugar6 Tablespoon
 Lemon juice1 1⁄2 Tablespoon
 Cream cheese6 Ounce (At Room Temperature)
 Egg1
 Hazelnut liqueur1 Teaspoon
 Whipping cream1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Ground hazelnuts1 2⁄3 Cup (26.67 tbs)
 Flour2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
 Salt1⁄8 Teaspoon
 Butter4 Tablespoon (At Room Temperature)
 Light brown sugar1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs), firmly packed
 Egg yolk1

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3644 Calories from Fat 2144

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 247 g380.2%

Saturated Fat 99.9 g499.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 878.4 mg

Sodium 911 mg38%

Total Carbohydrates 325 g108.3%

Dietary Fiber 24.8 g99.3%

Sugars 224.5 g

Protein 53 g105.1%

Vitamin A 86.6% Vitamin C 87.8%

Calcium 49.8% Iron 76.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

For the crust, put the hazelnuts in a large bowl.
Sift in the flour and salt, and stir to mix.
Set aside.
Beat the butter with the brown sugar until light and fluffy.
Beat in the egg yolk.
Gradually fold in the nut mixture, in 3 batches.
Press the dough into a greased 9-inch pie pan, spreading it evenly.
Form a rim around the top edge slightly thicker than the sides.
Cover and refrigerate at least 30 minutes.
Preheat oven to 350°F.
Meanwhile, for the topping, combine the blue berries, honey, 1 tablespoon of the granulated sugar, and 1 teaspoon lemon juice in a heavy saucepan.
Cook the mixture over low heat, stirring occasionally, until the berries have given off some liquid but still retain their shape, 5-7 minutes.
Remove from the heat and set aside.
Place the crust in the oven and bake 15 minutes.
Remove and let cool while making the filling.
Beat together the cream cheese and remaining granulated sugar until light and fluffy.
Add the egg, remaining lemon juice, the liqueur, if using, and the cream and beat until thoroughly incorporated.
Pour the cheese mixture into the crust and spread evenly.
Bake until just set, 20-25 minutes.
Let the cheesecake cool completely on a wire rack, then cover and refrigerate at least 1 hour.
Spread the blueberry mixture evenly over the top of the cheese cake.
Serve at cool room temperature.
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