Wilton Raspberry Fudge Cheesecake

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by Wilton Design Team

Wilton Raspberry Fudge Cheesecake

Take a rich, decadent approach to baking a classic cheesecake with this sweet and scrumptious recipe.

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Serves 12-14.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:about a day

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Crust
    a) Preheat oven to 325°F.
    b) In a medium bowl, combine 1 cup chocolate crumbs and 1/4 cup sugar. Stir in 3 tablespoons butter until completely combined.
    c) Press onto bottom and up sides of 9 in. springform pan. Bake 8-10 minutes. Remove from oven and cool.
  • 2
    Ganache
    a) In a saucepan, heat 1/2 cup whipping cream just to boiling point; do not boil.
    b) Remove from heat, add 4 squares (4 oz.) chocolate and stir until smooth and glossy. If mixture is too thick, add 1-2 tablespoons additional cream.
  • 3
    Filling
    a) Preheat oven to 325ºF and in large bowl, beat 3 packages (8 oz. each) cream cheese and 1 cup sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in 3/4 cup sour cream and 6 eggs, one a time. Add 1 teaspoon vanilla and 1/4 teaspoon almond extract; beat until smooth.
    b) Spread half the ganache mixture onto crust. Sprinkle with fresh raspberries. (
    c) Place springform pan on a cookie sheet. Pour filling over raspberries. Place a small pan of water on bottom rack in oven and bake cheesecake 1-1/4 to 1-1/2 hours or until set. (Middle may be slightly soft.)
    d) Turn oven off; leave cheesecake in closed oven for 1 hour. Cool and refrigerate at least 4 hours.
    e) Garnish with chocolate curls. (To make curls, hold a bar of chocolate in one hand. Slowly and carefully, use a vegetable peeler to shave along the length of the bar.)

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:about a day

Project Supplies

  • •Wilton 9" Round Springform Pan or 9" Heart Shaped Springform Pan
  • •Crust:
  • Chocolate Wafer Crumbs, Granulated Sugar & Melted Butter
  • •Ganache:
  • Heavy Whipping Cream & Semi-Sweet Chocolate Bars
  • •Filling:
  • Softened Cream Cheese, Granulated Sugar, Sour Cream, Eggs, Vanilla Extract, Almond Extract, Fresh Raspberries