Caramel Pecan Turtle Cheesecake

INGREDIENTS:

Crust

  • 10 tablespoons butter
  • 1 1/4 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 3/4 cup cocoa powder
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • Pinch salt

Filling

  • 1 pound cream cheese
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 1/4 cups caramel sauce
  • 1/2 cup chocolate sauce
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
  1. Preheat the oven to 160ºC.
  2. Start the crust by beating the eggs with the vanilla.
  3. Place the butter, cocoa and sugar into a metal bowl or top of a double boiler.
  4. Heat over a pot of water, stirring constantly, until butter has melted.
  5. Whisk in the eggs.
  6. Beat in the flour and pecans.
  7. Pour into a 9-inch cake round and bake for 15 minutes. Let cool.
  8. Beat the cream cheese, eggs, sugar and vanilla until well-blended.
  9. Pour the mixture over the brownie crust.
  10. Mix 1/4 cup caramel sauce with 1/4 cup chocolate sauce.
  11. Pour this mixture on top of the cheesecake filling. Use a knife to swirl, being careful not to touch the brownie crust.
  12. Bake at 175ºC for 40 minutes or until filling has set.
  13. Top with a layer of caramel sauce.
  14. Sprinkle with pecans
  15. Drizzle with remaining chocolate syrup.
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