Orange Cheesecake

Makes 16
Prep 20 m
Bake 10 - 60 m
Chill overnight

Ingredients

Crust:

Filling:

Garnish:

Directions

  1. 1 of 1 Heat oven to 350 degrees F.

Crust:

  1. 1 of 2 In large bowl, stir together crumbs, melted butter, sugar and cinnamon until ingredients are evenly moistened. Press crumb mixture over bottom and up sides of 9-inch springform pan.
  2. 2 of 2 Bake in 350 degree oven for 10 minutes. Transfer pan to a wire rack; let crust cool slightly.

Filling:

  1. 1 of 2 In large bowl, beat cream cheese until soft, about 1 minute. Add sugar and cornstarch; beat on medium-high speed until smooth, about 3 minutes. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Add orange rind, orange juice and orange extract; beat until well combined. Pour filling into crust.
  2. 2 of 2 Bake in 350 degree oven until cheesecake is set, about 1 hour. Transfer pan to wire rack. Run thin knife around inside edge of pan. Let cool completely on wire rack. Cover; refrigerate overnight.

Garnish:

  1. 1 of 1 To serve, remove side of pan. Drizzle melted chocolate over top of cake. Arrange mandarin oranges around edge. Makes 16 servings.
Nutrition Information for Orange Cheesecake
Servings Per Recipe: 16
Per Serving: 435 kcal cal., 281 mg sodium, 1 g fiber, 131 mg chol., 29 g Fat, total, 38 g carb., 7 g pro., 17 g sat. fat