Posted by AnonymousA very yummy cheesecake made with amaretto. Serve topped with fresh berries.
Amaretto Cheesecake III
- 2/3 cup graham cracker crumbs 3 tablespoons white sugar 5 tablespoons butter 2 (8 ounce) packages cream cheese 1/2 cup white sugar 1/2 teaspoon almond extract 1/4 teaspoon salt 2 eggs 3 tablespoons amaretto liqueur 1 (8 ounce) container sour cream 1 tablespoon white sugar 1/2 teaspoon almond extract 1 tablespoon amaretto liqueur
1 Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). In a medium bowl, combine graham cracker crumbs, butter and 3 tablespoons sugar. Mix well and press into the bottom of a 9 inch springform pan.
2 In a large bowl, beat cream cheese and 1/2 cup sugar until smooth. Beat in almond extract and salt. Blend in the eggs, one at a time, on low speed. Stir in 3 tablespoons amaretto liqueur. Pour batter into crust.
3 Bake in the preheated oven for 40 to 45 minutes, or until golden brown and filling is set. Allow to cool completely.
4 Make the topping: In a small bowl, combine sour cream, 1 tablespoon sugar, 1 teaspoon almond extract and 1 tablespoon amaretto liqueur. Mix well and spread over top of cooled cake. Refrigerate 4 to 6 hours before removing from pan.