baileys irish cream cheesecake

Baileys Irish Cream Cheesecake

Serving size: Serves 10 or more

Cooking time: More than 1 hour

250g plain chocolate biscuits
150g unsalted butter, melted
200g white chocolate
500g cream cheese
1/3 cup caster sugar
4 eggs, lightly beaten
300g sour cream
¾ cup Baileys Irish cream (or similar - good for using that creamy, chocolately or cofee-ey booze you bought at duty free!)

Preheat oven to 160°C or 140°C for fan forced.

Place biscuits in a food processor. Process until smooth. Add butter and pulse to combine.

Press mixture into the base and half way up the sides of a 24cm springform pan. Allow to chill for 20 minutes

Meanwhile, place chocolate in a bowl over simmering water. Allow to melt. Remove and cool slightly.

Place cream cheese and caster sugar in a bowl. Beat until smooth.

Add eggs and beat until combined.

Beat in sour cream, white chocolate and Baileys.

Pour filling into prepared base. Bake for 1 hour or until set.

Allow to cool for 4 hours or overnight.

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posted by jacqi on 19 Feb 06 - 21905 views


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