Oct 052010
 

Pictures

Simple Ingredients

Simple Ingredients

Mixing Cream Cheese and Sugar

Mixing Cream Cheese and Sugar

Adding Eggs

Adding Eggs

Those little specks you see are the Vanilla Bean Crush (YUMMY!!!)

Those little specks you see are the Vanilla Bean Crush (YUMMY!!!)

Poured into Crust

Poured into Crust

Fresh Out of the Oven

Fresh Out of the Oven

Crunch Topping

Crunch Topping

A Lot of Brown Sugar Mixed with a Little Water

A Lot of Brown Sugar Mixed with a Little Water

After the Broiler

After the Broiler

 

1 Piece!

1 Piece!

Creme Brulee Cheesecake

2 8 ounce packages cream cheese, softened
1/2 cup sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 whole eggs
1 whole egg yolk
1 6 ounce graham cracker crumb pie crust
1/2 cup brown sugar
1 tablespoon water

Mix cream cheese, granulated sugar and vanilla with electric mixer on medium speed until well blended. Add eggs and egg yolk; mix until blended.

Pour into crust.

Bake at 350F for 40 minutes or until center is almost set. Cool. Refrigerate 3 hours or overnight.

Heat broiler just before serving. Mix brown sugar and water; spread over cheesecake. Place on cookie sheet. Broil 4 to 6 inches from heat 1 to 1-1/2 minutes or until topping is bubbly. Serve immediately.

Recipe found here. Serves 8

My Notes: First off let me say this is a very easy good cheesecake. Now with the things I didn’t like, or would do differently. The broiling of the brown sugar, as you can see from my photos, there was some burnt spots. I don’t like that! The cheesecake needed to be placed lower and cooked for a longer time. At that height and time it did almost nothing and longer then that time and you get burnt spots. Live and learn!

Also it doesn’t last well. The sugar starts to pool in the bottom of the pan over night. Of course my solution to this is to just eat it all right away! After 2 days there was so much sugar syrup in the bottom that the crust was soggy and I ended up tossing it. It was very painful to me!!

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