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Baked Honey Cheesecake - Orgran


  • Prep Time: 20m
  • Cook Time: 1h 13m
  • Serves: 8

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Ingredients

  • Base Ingredients -
  • Orgran Amaretti Biscotti
  • 3 tablespoons ground hazelnuts
  • 3 tablespoons butter or monounsaturated margarine
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • Filling Ingredients -
  • soft cream cheese for cheesecakes
  • 1/3 cup honey
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 3 tablespoons icing sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla

Method

  • Base Method –
  • Cooking time - 8 minutes to cook base Preheat oven to 160°C (325°F).
  • 1. Prepare a 20cm (8\") deep springform pan by spraying with cooking spray. Line base of pan with baking paper.
  • 2. Place biscuits into the bowl of an electric food processor or blender. Blend until fine crumbs. Place biscuit crumbs into a small bowl. Stir in ground hazelnuts.
  • 3. Place butter into a small microwave-safe bowl. Microwave on medium-high for 30 seconds or until butter is melted. Stir in vanilla. Stir into biscuit crumbs and mix well.
  • 4. Line base and sides of pan with biscuit crumb mixture.
  • 5. Place into a moderate oven and bake for 8 minutes or until lightly golden brown.
  • 6. Prepare Cheesecake Filling.
  • Filling Method -
  • Cooking time - 65 minutes to cook cheesecake
  • 1. Place all the ingredients into the bowl of an electric food processor or blender. Blend until smooth.
  • 2. Pour gently into biscuit base.
  • 3. Place into a moderate oven and bake for approx. 65 minutes or until set in the centre.
  • 4. When cooked, remove from oven and allow to cool.
  • 5. Serve as desired with cream, ice cream, custard and/or vanilla yoghurt.