“Cheesecake Extraordinaire”
READY IN:
2hrs 55mins
SERVES:
12-14
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Make the crust—in a small bowl, combine the crushed cookies and melted butter.
  2. Press crumb mixture evenly onto the bottom of a greased 9-inch springform pan.
  3. Make the filling—in a large bowl, combine the cream cheese, sugar, pureed banana, and cornstarch.
  4. Beat using an electric mixer until smooth.
  5. Add in eggs and egg yolk, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  6. Beat in banana schnapps, creme de cacao, rum, and vanilla extract.
  7. Pour the cream cheese mixture over the crust.
  8. Bake in preheated 350° oven for 15 minutes; decrease temperature to 225° and bake 1 hour and 10 minutes or until the center no longer looks wet or shiny.
  9. Remove the cake from the oven and run a knife around the inside edge of the pan.
  10. Turn the oven off; return the cake to the oven for an additional 30 minutes.
  11. Chill, uncovered, overnight.
  12. Arrange fresh fruit over cheesecake; drizzle with chocolate topping; chill until time to serve.

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