More Great Recipes: Cheesecake

Phyllo Wrapped White Chocolate Cheesecake

User Avatar
By kc10
Member since 2006

Serves 12 | Prep Time | Cook Time


1/2 pound white chocolate, melted
3 pkgs. (8 oz. each) cream cheese
1-1/4 cups sugar
1-1/2 teaspoons grated orange or lemon rind
3 eggs
1/2 cup plus 3 tbs. cream
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
12 phyllo sheets
melted butter

While chocolate melts in double boiler, use a mixer on low speed and blend cheese, sugar and orange or lemon rind until smooth. (Do not use low-fat cheese in this recipe) Beat in eggs one at a time, followed by cream and vanilla.

Add a little of the cheese mixture to the warmed chocolate, then stir this mixture into remaining cheese mixture.

Spoon mixture into a buttered 9-inch layer cake pan, lined with parchment paper. Set in a pan, and pour in hot water until it reaches halfway up the pan. Bake in a 350ºF oven, adding more water if needed, until set and lightly browned on top, about 1 hour. Remove from oven, let cool, and refrigerate for at least 4 hours.

To serve, lightly brush each 8 - 12- inch square of phyllo pastry with melted butter. Gently remove each slice of cheesecake from pan. Wrap a sheet of prepared phyllo pastry around each piece, folding until cake is covered with three layers. Trim excess pastry.

Brush each dessert with additional melted butter. Place on a baking sheet and bake in a 350ºF oven for 10 minutes, or until phyllo begins to brown.

Transfer to dessert plates and decorate with fruit purees.

Pairs Well With


The Official "Burnt" Movie Cookbook
By Burnt Movie Cookbook

7 Recipes

'CHEF' the Film Cookbook: Recipes from El Jefe
By CHEF the Film

6 Recipes

Disney's Tinker Bell Secret of the Wings Cookbook
By BakeSpace Fairies

6 Recipes

Mixed Berry Tart
Mixed Berry Tart
Oreo Balls
Oreo Balls
Slutty Brownies
Slutty Brownies