Sign up for our recipe newsletters so you never miss a new recipe!
home > recipes > meals / dishes > desserts > cheesecakes

Kentucky Cheesecake

recipe at a glance
ready in: over 5 hrs
serves/makes:   16
  

recipe id: 50785

recipe tools

Printprint
Emailemail
Savesave
Photoadd photo
review it!
share this recipe:
share on facebook share on google plus share on twitter share on pinterest
save to yummly

ingredients

2 cups pecans, finely chopped
2 tablespoons packed brown sugar
1/4 cup butter, melted
4 packages cream cheese -- (8 ounce size) softened
2 cups packed brown sugar
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/4 cup bourbon
4 eggs, slightly beaten
4 ounces semisweet chocolate, melted

directions

Preheat oven to 350°F.

For crust: In a small bowl, combine pecans, the 2 tablespoons brown sugar, and the melted butter. Press onto bottom of a 9-inch springform pan. Bake about 10 minutes or until nuts are toasted. Cool on a wire rack while preparing filling.

For filling: In a very large bowl, combine cream cheese, the 2 cups brown sugar, the flour, and vanilla. Beat with an electric mixer on medium speed until combined. Beat in bourbon until smooth. Using a wooden spoon, stir in eggs just until combined.

Pour filling into crust-lined pan; place in a shallow baking pan. Bake about 1 hour or until center appears nearly set when gently shaken. Cool in springform pan on wire rack 15 minutes. Using a small thin knife, loosen crust from side of pan. Cool 30 minutes more.

Remove side of pan. Cool 1 hour. Cover; chill at least 6 hours or up to 24 hours. Drizzle chocolate over cheesecake. Let stand a few minutes.

added by

Nichol, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA

nutrition

Nutritional data has not been calculated yet.

Get our best recipes delivered right to you!
Sign up for our newsletters that feature hand-picked recipes


more recipes like kentucky cheesecake




comments & reviews

Cheesecake
View more cheesecake recipes
Desserts
View more desserts recipes
Meals & Dishes
View more meals & dishes recipes
Kentucky
View more kentucky recipes
Southern US
View more southern US recipes
United States & Canada
View more united states & canada recipes
Recipe Newsletter
Subscribe to our free email newsletter to get our daily recipe picks, cooking tips, and more!

free recipe newsletter signup!