Monday, May 16, 2011

Truffle Cheesecake with Raspberry Sauce

My life has been heavy on the sweets lately.  Like this rich, decadent truffle cheesecake with raspberry sauce.  I made a whole one to take into the office and a few mini ones to keep for myself whaaahaahaaa at home.  This cheesecake gets better after chillin in the fridge for day. 


Truffle Cheesecake with Raspberry Sauce

Cheesecake Ingredients
1 1/2 cups vanilla wafer crumbs

1/2 cup powdered sugar
1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
1/3 cup butter, melted
1 bag semi-sweet chocolate chips
3 (8 ounce) packages cream cheese
1 (14 ounce) can sweetened condensed milk
4 eggs
2 teaspoons vanilla



Raspberry Sauce Ingredients
1 cup frozen raspberries
1/4 cup frozen blackberries
1/4 cup sugar
1 teaspoon cornstarch


Cheesecake
1 - Preheat oven to 300 degrees F

2 - In a large mixing bowl, mix together crushed vanilla wafers, confectioners' sugar, cocoa, and butter by hand until fully combined
3 - Press wafer mixture into a 9 inch springform pan to form cheesecake crust
Note: You could also press tablespoons of mixture into a lined cupcake pan to make individual cheesecakes
4 - Melt the chocolate chips, in the microwave or double boiler
5 - In a large bowl, beat cream cheese until fluffy

6 - Gradually beat in condensed milk, eggs and vanilla until smooth
7 - Add melted chocolate slowly and beat on low speed until completely blended
8 - Pour filling into prepared crust
9 - Bake in preheated oven for 55 minutes if using springform pan, or 18 minutes if using cupcake pan.  The cake make seem underbaked in the center but will continue to set while cooling
Raspberry Sauce
1 - Combine berries, sugar and cornstarch over medium heat
2 - Cook until thick, about 10 minutes
3 - Remove from heat to cool

The Raspberry Sauce is also amazing on ice cream (coffee java chip is my favorite pairing) or with poundcake and whipped cream :)

To serve, spread the Raspberry Sauce on top of the cooled cheesecake.  I like to garnish whole cheesecakes with chocolate curls.


{sigh} I really wish I would've made more little cheesecakes to keep for myself for home ;)



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27 comments:

Mommy Minded said...

OMG... Yum!

Megan
mommyminded.blogspot.com

idesign said...

this looks soooo good! i'll have to keep it in my recipe files :) found you through sumos sweet stuff, come by for a visit some time!

Jackie
http://jaclyndesigns.blogspot.com/

Ali said...

Oh that is so pretty! Truffle cheesecakes are just decadent and so delicious. Beautiful pics of that, it looks yummy. :)

Cherie said...

YUM!

Love the new header.

Cozy Home Scenes said...

Your cheesecake looks mouth watering! Thanks for sharing the recipe! If it were me, mini cheesecakes would tempt me too much because I'd tell myself they were little, so there couldn't be too many calories. Bet your friends at the office loved them too.

Jessa Smith said...

Wow - this looks to die for. I'd love to try this!

~Jessa
www.jessajill.blogspot.com

Emilee said...

YUM! That's all I can say! YUM YUM YUM!

Rachel said...

Seriously, you need to cut it out with these gorgeous and amazing-looking foods! You are making me so hungry! And not hungry for anything healthy . . .

Rachel @ Maybe Matilda

simplydesigning.blogspot.com said...

Wow! This looks AMAZING!!!!

I host a weekly link party on Friday's, I would love you to come join if you are interested.

Ashley
www.simplydesigning.blogspot.com

Joi Malkin said...

These look absolutely delicious! I would love it if you could post them on our first link party at Heck Fridays tomorrow (Thursday)!

http://www.heckfridays.blogspot.com

Hope to see you soon!

Katie @ This Chick Cooks said...

I can totally see why you'd make some of these cheesecakes for yourself. Truffles and cheesecake together sounds delicious :)
I'm adding this to my recipe spotlight on These Chicks Cooked for next Wednesday. Thanks for sharing it!

Ashley said...

yummy yummy...i want this:)

Miriam said...

Oh my, what a delicious and decadent looking treat you have there! Miriam@Meatless Meals For Meat Eaters

Sweet Peas and Bumblebees said...

YUMMY!!!

I am your newest follower, and would love it if you would follow me back if you love our blog as well! :)

Stop by an add your latest & greatest to our What I Made Wednesday Linky Party...today is the last day!

Also, enter for a chance to win a homemade hair bow!!!

Alisa @ Sweet Peas and Bumblebees
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Jill @ Women Who Do It All said...

Yum! I'm featuring this tomorrow at womenwhodoitall.blogspot.com

:) Jill

Kindra-At Home With K said...

I sure enjoy all these yummy desserts you have been sharing with us! This looks like another winner! Thanks so much for linking up to Terrific Under Ten!

Beverly @ FlamingoToes.com said...

This looks ridiculously good!!! Thanks so much for linking it up to Think Pink Sundays - I shared it on my FB page today!

Jessica said...

Oh my word! I am trying to be good today and this is not helping;) I have never attempted a cheesecake but I might have to try this! Gonna go share on FB!
www.hillcountryhomebody.blogspot.com

Vintage Marigold said...

Yum! I so need this!! I am following you:) I hope you will follow back!

Comfy Cook said...

I adore minis and I adore cheesecake and this one is so tempting.....I wish I had time to make one, now.

Sanghamitra Bhattacherjee(Mukherjee) said...

OMG! Looks so yummy! Beautiful blog:)

Sanghamitra.
RAINBOW-The Colours of India

Liz said...

YUMM-O!

~Liz

Stephanie Lynn @Under the Table and Dreaming said...

Wow this cheesecake looks incredible...beautiful too! Thanks so much for linking to the Sunday Showcase Party - I greatly appreciate it. I am a little behind commenting - but I have featured this last week. Hope you have a wonderful week ahead ~ Stephanie Lynn

Miz Helen said...

Your Truffle Cheesecake looks delicious. We would really enjoy this recipe. I would like to invite you to link up a recipe at Full Plate Thursday.Thanks for sharing and hope you are having a great week!
Miz Helen

The Ellis' said...

That looks AMAZING! We found your blog through a link party and LOVE it! We are your newest followers and would love for you to follow our blog!

www.sixsistersstuff.blogspot.com

The Ellis' said...

That looks AMAZING! We found your blog through a link party and LOVE it! We are your newest followers and would love for you to follow our blog!

www.sixsistersstuff.blogspot.com

G and H said...

OMG, this sounds AMAZING!! Seriously dangerous recipe! I'm always afraid to venture into cheesecake baking but I just might have to with this one!!

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