What makes this Gingerbread Cheesecake so delectably delicious? Is it the ginger crust? The spiced cheesecake? Or is it the warm chocolate ganache? You’ll have to try this cheesecake and decide for yourself.
What do I need ?
Original recipe yields 16 Servings
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18 gingersnaps, crushed (about 1-1/4 cups)
1/4 cup butter, melted
3 pkg. (250 g each) Philadelphia Brick Cream Cheese, softened
3/4 cup sugar
1/4 cup molasses
1 Tbsp. vanilla
1 tsp. ground cinnamon
1 tsp. ground nutmeg
1/2 tsp. ground ginger
1/4 tsp. ground cloves
4 oz. Baker's Semi-Sweet Chocolate, chopped
1/2 cup whipping cream
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How do I make it ?
Heat oven to 350°F.
Mix crumbs and butter; press onto bottom of 9-inch springform pan.
Beat cream cheese and sugar in large bowl with mixer until well blended. Add molasses, vanilla and spices; mix well. Add eggs, 1 at a time, mixing on low speed after each just until blended. Pour over crust.
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.
Microwave chocolate and whipping cream in microwaveable bowl on HIGH 1 min; stir. Microwave 30 sec to 1 min. or until chocolate is completely melted and mixture is well blended, stirring every 30 sec. Pour over cheesecake.
Kraft Kitchen Tips!
Dessert can be part of a balanced diet but remember to keep tabs on portions.
Glazed cheesecake can be stored in refrigerator up to 24 hours before serving. Remove from refrigerator 30 min. before serving. Let stand at room temperature until ganache is slightly softened.
Let cheescake cool completely before covering to refrigerate.
Decorate cheescake with your favourite holiday cookie. Remove cookie before slicing.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value
Fat 25 g
Saturated fat 15 g
Cholesterol 110 mg
Sodium 270 mg
Carbohydrate 28 g
Fibre 1 g
Sugars 20 g
Protein 6 g
Makes 16 servings, 1 piece (100 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.