Testy Best Turtle Cheesecake Recipe From Scratch Recipe

Our Turtle Cheesecake Recipe is a delicious combination of creamy cheesecake, gooey caramel, chocolate ganache, and pecans!   

Cheesecake – 2 cups graham crumbs – 1/4 cup salted butter melted – 4 – 8 ounce packages cream cheese – 1 cup granulated sugar – 3 tablespoon All-purpose flour – 1/4 teaspoon Salt – 5 large eggs – 1/4 cup heavy cream – 1/2 cup chopped pecans saved for topping Caramel – 1 cup brown sugar – 1/2 cup heavy cream – 4 tablespoons Unsalted butter – 2 teaspoons Vanilla extract – 1 teaspoon Salt Ganache – 1 1/2 cups chocolate chips semisweet or milk – 1/2 cup heavy cream



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Lightly grease springform pan bottom. Preheat oven to 350°F.Mix melted butter and graham crumbs in a small bowl.2 cups grahams, 1/4 cup salted butter.  

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Press into springform pan bottom and bake 10 minutes. Save on cooling rack.Lower oven to 300°F.Smoothly combine sugar and cream cheese in a large bowl.Four 8-ounce cream cheese, 1 cup sugarMix flour and salt again.  

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Between eggs, whisk 1/4 tsp all-purpose flour, 3 tsp salt. Scratch bowl sides often.Add heavy cream to 5 big eggs.1/4 cup heavy creamWrap the springform pan bottom with 2-3 layers of tin foil after cooling.   

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Place a paper towel between the pan and foil to absorb water bath drips. Pour cheesecake batter into springform pan. Place it carefully in a roasting pan's bottom. Put one inch of boiling water in the roasting pan.  

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Carefully bake 60–70 minutes. Avoid opening oven door when cooking. Open the door to assess doneness after an hour. Centre will jiggle, but sides should be fixed.  

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Turn off the oven but keep the cheesecake in for an hour to avoid cracking.Chill cheesecake before wrapping and refrigerating. I lightly wrap the cake with Saran Wrap and paper towel. Refrigerator condensation is absorbed.  

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While the cheesecake cools, make caramel in a small pot with all ingredients. Two teaspoons vanilla, one teaspoon salt, half a cup heavy cream, four tablespoons unsalted butter, brown sugar.  

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Simmer on medium, then reduce to low and whisk for 7-10 minutes. Let chill.Stir and pour caramel over cheesecake after cooling. Add pecans, cool.  

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1/2 cup chopped pecansGanache is made by filling a tiny basin with chocolate. Heat heavy cream in microwave or pan. Pour heated (90-110°F) cream over chocolate chips.  

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1 1/2 cups chocolate chips, 1/2 cup heavy creamAfter 5 minutes, stir chips to melt. Cool 5-10 minutes, then drizzle caramel.To set, chill 2 hours before serving.  


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