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Bit-of-Irish Cheesecake
Bit-of-Irish Cheesecake

Bit-of-Irish Cheesecake

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Cook Minutes 6 Hr 10 Min
Prep : 20 Min Cook: 5 Hr 50 Min
Celebrate St. Patrick's Day with a decadent homemade cheesecake. Flavoured with white chocolate and Irish cream liqueur, this cheesecake gets all dressed up with a green sugar shamrock.
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16 Servings
Original recipe yields 16 Servings
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1-1/4 cups graham crumbs
1/4 cup butter, melted
3 pkg. (250 g each) Philadelphia Brick Cream Cheese, softened
3/4 cup granulated sugar
3 oz. Baker's White Chocolate, melted
1/3 cup Irish cream liqueur
3 eggs
4-1/2 tsp. green coloured sugar
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Step 1
Heat oven to 350°F.
Step 2
Mix graham crumbs and butter; press onto bottom of 9-inch springform pan.
Step 3
Beat cream cheese and granulated sugar in large bowl with mixer until blended. Add chocolate and liqueur; mix well. Add eggs, 1 at a time, mixing on low speed after each just until blended; pour over crust.
Step 4
Bake 45 to 50 min. or until centre is almost set. Run knife around rim of pan to loosen cake; cool completely before removing rim. Refrigerate 4 hours.
Step 5
Sprinkle with coloured sugar just before serving.
Kraft Kitchen Tips!
Fun Idea
To add a shamrock design, sprinkle the green coloured sugar over a clover leaf-shaped stencil placed on top of the chilled cheesecake.
How to Avoid Cracked Cheesecakes
After adding the eggs, be careful not to overbeat the batter since this can cause the baked cheesecake to crack.
Non-Alcoholic Variation
Add 1/4 cup boiling water to 1 Tbsp. Maxwell House Instant Coffee Original Roast and 1/4 tsp. ground cinnamon; stir until dissolved. Use instead of the liqueur.
Size Wise
Enjoy a serving of this rich and indulgent cheesecake on special occasions.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value
Total fat 21 g
32 %
Saturated fat 12 g
60 %
Cholesterol 100 mg
Sodium 290 mg
12 %
Total carbohydrate 23 g
8 %
Dietary fibre 0 g
0 %
Sugars 20 g
Protein 6 g
Vitamin A
20 %
Vitamin C
2 %
6 %
2 %
Makes 16 servings, 1 piece (81 g) each.
Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.
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