domingo, 5 de diciembre de 2010

Cheesecake with Applesauce and Almonds

I developped this recipe in the search for something different the applesauce gives a fruity touch and the crunchy touch of toasted almonds, mix perfectly with the cheesecake. delicious anytime! Hope you like it!


2 cups all purpose flour

1/4 cup sugar 

2/3 cup firm butter cut in small pieces

1/2 teaspoon of vanilla extract


1-1/2 lb. cream cheese softened

1 cup sour cream

2/3 cup sugar

2 tablespoons all-purpose flour

5 egg yolks

3 egg whites

1 tablespoon vanilla extract


3/4 cup applesauce

3/4 cup slivered almonds


To prepare crust, sift flour into a large bowl, add sugar and vanilla. add butter cut in squares, add and mix until mixture resembles coarse bread crumbs

Add egg and work to form a smooth dough

Do not overwork

Place dough in a plastic bag and refrigerate 30 min

Preheat oven to 475F. Grease a 8-inch springform pan

On a lightly floured surface roll dough to a 1/4 inch thickness

line greased pan with dough, Set aside


Beat cream cheese, sour cream,sugar, flour and egg yolks and whites in a large bowl

Stir in vanilla and beat until smooth

Spoon filling into prepared crust

With a pipe cover cheese filling with the applesauce

Add slivered almonds

Bake for 50 minutes or more if necessary

If you want you can sift some powder sugar when the cheesecake is completely cool

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