• Ginger-Brandy Cheesecake

    From Bencollver@VERT/EOTLBBS to All on Sun Dec 10 14:10:06 2023
    MMMMM----- Recipe via Meal-Master (tm) v8.06

    Title: Ginger-Brandy Cheesecake
    Categories: Cheesecakes
    Yield: 1 Cheesecake

    MMMMM---------------------------CRUST--------------------------------
    2 c Ginger snaps; finely
    -crumbled
    5 tb Butter
    2 tb Honey

    MMMMM--------------------------FILLING-------------------------------
    12 oz Cream cheese; softened
    1 1/2 c Sour cream
    4 lg Eggs
    5 tb Honey
    1 tb Good brandy; up to 2 tb
    1 ts Fresh ginger root; grated
    1 ds Salt

    MMMMM---------------------------GLAZE--------------------------------
    3/4 c Orange juice
    2 tb Corn starch
    2 tb Honey
    2 ts Brandy
    1/4 ts Orange rind

    MMMMM--------------------------GARNISH-------------------------------
    Candied ginger; (optional)

    Pre-heat oven to 350 F.

    Crust:

    Melt butter and honey together. Add to snap crumbs and mix well. Press
    firmly into the floor of an assembled spring-form pan.

    Filling:

    Whip everything together in a high-speed blender until fluffy. Pour
    into spring-form pan and bake with a pan of water in the oven for 40
    to 50 minutes. The cake is done whena toothpick probing the center
    emerges with nothing clinging.

    Glaze:

    Wait until the cake is completely cool.

    Place corn starch in a small saucepan. Whisk orange juice into it.
    Cook, whisking constantly, until thick and glossy (approximately 8
    minutes). Remove from heat. Keep whisking and add remaining
    ingredients. Pour over cooled cheesecake. Decorate with strips of
    candied ginger, if desired. Chill thoroughly for several hours.

    Recipe by Moosewood Cookbook

    MMMMM
    ---
    Synchronet End Of The Line BBS - endofthelinebbs.com
  • From Bencollver@VERT/EOTLBBS to All on Sun Dec 10 14:10:52 2023
    Re: Ginger-Brandy Cheesecake
    By: Bencollver to All on Sun Dec 10 2023 14:10:06

    I apologize for posting these recipes to the wrong group.

    I am not sure how that happened.
    ---
    Synchronet End Of The Line BBS - endofthelinebbs.com