Monday, 26 November 2012

Candy cane cheesecake

Christmas Candy Cane Cheesecake

2 pkgs 8 oz cream cheese (softened)
1/2 cup sugar
2 eggs
1 tsp vanilla
Sprinkle of cinnamon
1 graham crust
1 bar white chocolate
1/2 cup crushed peppermint candies
1/2 teaspoon peppermint extract

Tip: Sprinkling cinnamon on a store bought crust, makes it taste more like homemade :)

  • Beat together softened cream cheese and sugar.  Add eggs and vanilla and continue to beat until pretty smooth (a few lumps are okay).
  • Melt chocolate over a hot saucer of water, Crush candy canes or peppermint candies and add to the melted mix with 1/2 tablespoon of peppermint extract. 
  • Mix together batter and melted chocolate and pour into prepared crust (don’t forget to sprinkle some cinnamon on your crust!)
  • Bake on 180 degrees for 35 minutes or until centre is firm.
  • Let cool and freeze.  Best served frozen with a dollop of whip cream!

Enjoy the deliciousness :)

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