Stilton Cheesecake
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Recipe Type: Dessert
Serves: 10-12
 
A classic cheesecake recipe with the added bite of English Stilton.
Ingredients
Crust
  • ½ cup (45g) digestive biscuits, ground
  • ¼ cup (20g) salted pretzels, ground
  • 3 Tbsp (43g) browned salted butter
  • ¼ cup (50g) brown sugar
Cheesecake
  • 20 ounces (570g) cream cheese
  • ⅔ cup(128g) sugar
  • 1 tsp (4g) vanilla bean paste
  • 2.5 ounces (71g) Stilton
  • 1½ Tbsp (8g) all purpose flour
  • ⅔ cup (80g) sour cream
  • 2 extra large eggs
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (160 C).
  2. For crust, mix together all ingredients until mixture resembles wet sand.
  3. Press into 6" spring form pan and bake 10-12 minutes.
  4. For cheesecake filling, cream together cream cheese, Stilton and sugar.
  5. Stir in sour cream, vanilla and flour.
  6. Add eggs, one at a time, and mix until just combined.
  7. Pour filling over crust and bake in a water bath for 55-65 minutes until center is set.
  8. Turn off oven with door slightly ajar to let the cheesecake cool gradually for approximately 1 hour.
  9. Run knife around outside of cheesecake, but do not remove from pan.
  10. Refrigerate overnight before removing outer ring and serving.
Notes
More Stilton may be used for a more intense flavor. Cheesecake base adapted from Kraft.
Recipe by Honest Cooking at http://honestcooking.com/stilton-cheesecake-and-homegrown-amber-ale/