Monday, December 26, 2011

Mint Cheesecake with Chocolate Sauce

Mint Cheesecake with Chocolate Sauce

This cheesecake takes some time to make but is well worth the effort!



4 pkgs Light Cream Cheese
2 cups Graham cracker crumbs
1/2 cup Butter
1-1/4 cups Sugar
2 teaspoons Vanilla
1/4 cup Creme de Menthe
5 eggs


1/4 cup whipping cream
1/4 teaspoon Vanilla extract
1/4 teaspoon Peppermint extract
Green food coloring

Chocolate Sauce

1 cup milk
2/3 cup sugar
1/2 cup chocolate powder
2 squares bakers chocolate
1/4 cup corn syrup
2 tablespoons corn starch


Set oven to 325 degrees.

Mix graham cracker crumbs and butter together to make crust. Press along the bottom and sides of a springform pan.

Blend cream cheese, sugar, vanilla, and Creme de Menthe. Once blended, add eggs and blend until eggs are fully incorporated. Pour into springform pan. Bake for one hour and ten minutes.

Blend topping ingredients until firm peaks appear. Top cooled cheesecake with topping.

Mix chocolate sauce ingredients in medium saucepan and cook over low to medium heat until everything is melted and blended. Drizzle over the cheesecake in desired pattern.

Keep cheesecake refrigerated until ready to serve.

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