Tiramisu Cheesecake Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Tiramisu Cheesecake Recipe
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Tiramisu Cheesecake

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"We've taken one of the most popular Italian desserts and turned it into the most spectacular tasting cheesecake - That's Amore!"

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  • PREP

    20 mins
  • READY IN

    4 hrs 5 mins

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 325 degrees F. Line 13x9-inch baking pan with foil, with ends of foil extending over sides of pan. Spread half of the wafers on bottom of prepared pan. Dissolve 2 tsp. coffee granules in 2 Tbsp. hot water. Brush half onto wafers in the pan. Reserve remaining dissolved coffee for later use.
  2. BEAT cream cheese and sugar in large bowl with mixer until well blended. Add sour cream; mix well. Add eggs, 1 at a time, mixing on low speed after each just until blended. Remove 3-1/2 cups batter; place in medium bowl. Dissolve remaining coffee granules in remaining hot water. Stir into removed batter; pour over wafers in pan. Top with remaining wafers; brush with remaining dissolved coffee. Cover with remaining plain batter.
  3. BAKE 45 min. or until center is almost set. Cool. Refrigerate 3 hours. Use foil handles to lift cheesecake from pan. Spread with COOL WHIP just before serving; sprinkle with cocoa powder.
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Footnotes

  • Kraft Kitchens Tips
  • Healthy Living: Save 70 calories and 8 grams of fat per serving by preparing with PHILADELPHIA 1/3 Less Fat Cream Cheese, BREAKSTONE'S Reduced Fat or KNUDSEN Light Sour Cream and COOL WHIP LITE Whipped Topping.
  • How to Bake in Springform Pan: Heat oven to 325 degrees F if using a silver 9-inch springform pan (or to 300 degrees F if using a dark nonstick 9-inch
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Sep 28, 2009

I have made this several times exactly as the recipe states and everyone loves it and asks for the recipe. This definitely deserves 5 stars!

 
Most Helpful Critical Review
May 15, 2009

Although the ratings on the Kraft website rated this excellent, I have to wonder if people really tried this recipe. I really didn't care for this, although hubby liked it. To me this just doesn't taste like tiramisu at all. I wouldn't even say a great cheesecake. The required time/temp results in a cracked cheesecake - that is very dry. I will look elsewhere for a better recipe.

 

6 Ratings

Jan 21, 2010

Excellent and easy! I had reservations about the Nilla Wafer crust, but once the recipe is prepared and served, the wafers are unrecognizable as such. You would swear they were ladyfingers. Great portable dessert to make for a crowd. Very rich, so one cheesecake can feed many people. I doubled the coffee (I like a strong coffee flavor). In addition, I sprinkled teeny tiny miniature chocolate chips on top, for added texture. If you like tiramisu, and you like cheesecake, this is one you should try.

 
Dec 23, 2009

Easy to make and edible but does not taste like taramisu and not particularly flavorful.

 
Oct 13, 2009

I have made this recipe twice. It's very easy to make and looks nice when it's done. Both times my guests loved it! The second time I used real whip cream instead of cool whip. Next time I will try it in a spring form and see how that goes.

 
Oct 26, 2011

ohmigosh!!! this is a keeper! we were really good about little slices, then just pretty much grabbed forks and had at it!

 

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