WHITE CHOCOLATE CHEESECAKE
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INGREDIENTS
  • CRUST:
  • 1-1/2 cups chocolate wafer crumbs
  • 1/3 cup butter, melted
  • FILLING:
  • 8 ounces white chocolate
  • 1 pound cream cheese
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1 teaspoon grated orange rind
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • TOPPING:
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1 tablespoon granulated sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
DIRECTIONS
  1. Crust: In bowl, combine wafer crumbs with butter; press into 9-inch springform pan.
  2. Filling: In top of double boiler over hot, not boiling, water, melt white chocolate; let cool for 5 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, in large bowl, beat cream cheese with sugar until light.
  4. Beat in eggs, 1 at a time.
  5. Beat in white chocolate, sour cream, orange rind and vanilla.
  6. Pour over crust; bake in 350F oven for 40 to 45 minutes or until just set.
  7. Topping: Combine sour cream, sugar and vanilla; spread over hot cake and return to oven for 3 to 5 minutes or until set.
  8. Immediately run knife around edge of cake to loosen. Let cool completely. Garnish: Mound chocolate curls over cake; dust lightly with icing sugar.
  9. Chill.