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Caramel Walnut Cheesecake Recipe

09 May

walnut

Ingredients
•5 tablespoons butter
•1/4 cup granulated sugar
•1 large egg
•½ teaspoon extract (your flavor choice)
•¾ cups flour
•¼ cup cocoa powder
•½ teaspoon baking powder
•¼ teaspoon salt
•¼ cup chocolate sauce

Mix together the butter and sugar. Add egg and extract of your choice. Sift together flour, baking powder, cocoa and salt. Slowly mix to the creamed mixture. Chill for 30 minutes. Roll dough into a rectangle and use to line a 24 cm tart pan. In a preheated 350 F degree oven, bake it for 25 minutes. Let it cool completely. Drizzle enough chocolate sauce over the surface to cover all. Then, set aside.

•Vanilla cheesecake:
•2 (8oz package) cream cheese
•½ cup sugar
•3 eggs
•1 tsp vanilla
•Caramel sauce*
•Chocolate sauce*
•2 tbsp walnuts, chopped

Directions
1. Line a 22 cm cake ring with parchment paper. Combine together cream cheese and sugar until light. Add eggs one at a time. Mix vanilla and beat again. Pour in the prepared pan. In a preheated oven (340F), bake it for 50 minutes until set. Let it cool completely. Pour over the prepared sable crust using a large spatula. Decorate with caramel and chocolate sauce making swirls. Sprinkle chopped walnuts over the top.
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Pistachio Cheesecake Recipe

02 May

Pistachio

Ingredients
•2 cups of all-purpose flour
•1/2 cup of ground almonds
•1/2 cup cold butter
•6 packages (8 ounces each) of softened cream cheese
•1 can (14 ounces) sweetened condensed milk
•2 packages (3.4 ounces each) of instant pistachio pudding mix
•5 eggs
•Optional:
•chocolate syrup
•chopped pistachios
•whipped cream

Directions
1. Combine the flour and almonds in a small bowl. Cut in butter until crumbly. Press mixture 1 1/4 inch up the sides in a greased 10 inch springform pan. Bake at 400 degrees for 10 minutes.
2. Beat cream cheese, condensed milk and pudding mixes in a large mixing bowl until smooth. Add eggs and beat on low speed just until well combined. Pour over crust.
3. Place pan on a baking sheet. Lessen heat to 350. Bake for 55-60 minutes or until the center is almost set.
4. Let it cool on a wire rack for 10 minutes. Slowly run a knife around the edge of the pan to loosen. Cool for 1 hour longer. Chill overnight.
5. Take out sides of pan. Slice cheesecake and serve. Drizzle slices with chocolate syrup, garnish with whipped cream and pistachios if desired.