Thursday, May 15, 2008

A new recipe for you.....

Dragon's Amaretti Brownie Cheesecake

I won first place in a Bake Off today with this yummy creation. It my own Dragon's Amaretti Brownie Cheesecake and its devine. :) Enjoy.


Brownie Layer
1 cup unsalted butter
1 cup cocoa powder
1/2 tbsp espresso powder
1 3/4 cups sugar
4 large eggs, room temperature
2 tsp vanilla
1 1/4 cups all purpose flour
1 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp fine salt
1/2 cup toasted almonds, chopped

Cheesecake Layer
6 oz semi-sweet chocolate, chopped
2 x 8 oz (250 g) packages of cream cheese at room temperature
1/2 cup sugar
1 tsp vanilla
1 tsp pure almond extract
1 1/3 cups whipping cream
1 tbsp Amaretto liquor

2 oz white chocolate, melted
2 oz dark chocolate, melted
4 amaretti cookies, crushed

Get the rest of the recipe over in Dragon's Kitchen.



Bobby Flay said...

Cheesecake is awful and espresso is worse, but damn if you don't make it all look appetizing.

Much like a whore with a makeover, I have no doubt it wouldn't taste as good as it looks, but IT SURE LOOKS GREAT!

Lady Jane Scarlett said...

This looks delicious and a big congrats on winning the baking contest!! :)