Salted Caramel Cappuccino Cheesecake……temptation at its best…..

A very very bad friend of mine posted this link for a Salted Caramel Cappuccino Cheesecake last week.

Now how can one resist, Salted Caramel and coffee all in the same bite?

So I had no other option than to give into temptation and  bake this wonderfulness!

Of course in true Andy’s style, I had to deviate from the recipe right?

I am sure the recipe posted was probably wonderful but here are the changes I made to it.

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Instead of using chocolate wafers, I used Oreo Cookies and used half the amount of butter.

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For the filling I followed the recipe as a good girl, you can’t go wrong by mixing cream cheese, brown sugar, Kahlua and espresso right?

  • 3 packages (8 ounces each) cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1/4 cup Kahlua (coffee liqueur)
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons instant espresso powder
  • 4 eggs, lightly beaten

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Once the filling was done, I poured it into the crust and into the oven it went in a hot bath (bain marie) for aprox 1 hour.

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Whilst the cheesecake was slowly baking, I once again deviated from the recipe. They used ready made Caramel Ice-cream topping and instead I made my fingerlicking homemade Salted Caramel Sauce.

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  • 2 cups of sugar
  • 1 1/2 sticks of butter
  • 1 cup of heavy cream
  • 1 tbsp salt

Once the cheesecake was ready, I let it cool in on a rack for 10 minutes before I took it out of the mold and placed it in the fridge.

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I finished it off by topping it with some of my freshly made salted caramel sauce and back into the fridge it went until dinner time 🙂

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