Amaretto Peach Cheesecake Recipe
Photo source: Grandmother's Kitchen
A Delectable amaretto peach cheesecake recipe. Perfect enjoyed with a cup of hot coffee.
1 1/2 cups finely ground graham cracker crumbs
1/3 cup white sugar
6 tablespoons butter, melted
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon (optional)
24 ounces cream cheese, softened
3/4 cup sugar
3 tablespoons flour
3 large eggs
16 ounces canned peach halves, pureed
1/4 cup almond flavored liqueur (amaretto)
Preheat oven to 450 degrees F
Mix graham cracker crumbs, sugar, melted butter or margarine, and cinnamon until well blended . Press mixture into an 8 or 9 inch springform pan.
Drain and puree peaches.
For filling, combine cream cheese, sugar and flour; mixing at medium speed on electric mixer until well blended. Add eggs, one at a time, mixing well after each addition. Add peaches and liqueur; mix well. Pour over crust.
Bake for 10 minutes. Reduce oven temperature to 250 degrees F, then continue baking for 55 minutes.
Loosen cake from rim of pan; cool before removing rim of pan. Chill. Garnish with additional peach slices and sliced if desired.