Red Velvet Cheesecake
 
By kml9876 | Published on Wednesday December 24, 2008 | Categories: Christmas | Cheesecake | Sweet Treats

               

This recipe is from http://www.pfaltzgraff.com/connections/recipes/recipedetail.asp?recipe=76

Ingredients for the cheesecake
  • 1 1/2 cups of chocolate cookie crumbs
  • 1/4 cup of butter, melted
  • 1Tablespoon of sugar
  • 3 packages (8 oz. each) of cream cheese, softened
  • 1 1/2 cups of sugar
  • 4 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • 3 Tablespoons unsweetened cocoa
  • 1 cup of sour cream
  • 1/3 cup of buttermilk
  • 2 teaspoons of vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon of white vinegar
  • 2 bottles (1 oz. each) of red food coloring


Ingredients for the frosting
  • 1 package (3 oz. ) of cream cheese, softened
  • 1/4 cup of butter, softened
  • 2 cups of confectioner's sugar
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract:

Directions
  1. Preheat the oven to 325 degrees.
  2. Combine the cookie crumbs,   1/4 cup of melted butter and the tablespoon of sugar.
  3. Press into a 9-inch spring-form pan. ( I greased the pan with shortening and also put parchment paper in it)
  4. (I baked the crust for ten minutes at 325 degrees before pouring in the mixture)
  5. Beat the 3 packages of cream cheese with 1 1/2 cups of sugar for 1 minute.
  6. Add the eggs, cocoa, sour cream, buttermilk, vanilla, vinegar and food coloring.
  7. Mix on low speed jut until fully combined.
  8. Pour the mixture into the prepared crust.
  9. Bake at 325 for 10 minutes. Reduce the heat to 300.
  10. Bake 1 hour and 15 minutes until center is firm.
  11. Cool on wire rack 30 minutes. Cover and chill 8 hours.

For the frosting
  1. Beat the 3 oz of cream cheese and 1/4 cup of butter until smooth.
  2. Gradually add the powdered sugar and vanilla.
  3. Spread over the cheese cake.
  4.  Remove the sides  and bottom of  the pan (I placed mine on a cardboard cake circle).

Article: Red Velvet Cheesecake
Categories: Christmas | Cheesecake | Sweet Treats
Description: A new twist to red velvet
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Relevant Website: http://www.pfaltzgraff.com/connections/recipes/recipedetail.asp?recipe=76
Author: kml9876
Comments
  • anonymous : Mmm - I have yet to try a red velvet cheesecake but I'm guessing its even better than the traditional cake!