- 1 package (10 ounces) frozen sweetened raspberries, thawed
- 1 tablespoon cornstarch
- 1 cup all-purpose flour
- 2 tablespoons sugar
- 1/2 cup cold butter
- 4 packages (8 ounces each) cream cheese, softened
- 1-1/2 cups sugar
- 1-1/4 cups heavy whipping cream
- 2 teaspoons McCormick® Pure Vanilla Extract
- 2 eggs, lightly beaten
- 12 ounces white baking chocolate, melted and cooled
- In a small saucepan, mix raspberries and cornstarch until blended. Bring to a boil; cook and stir 1-2 minutes or until thickened. Press through a fine-mesh strainer into a bowl; discard seeds. Cool completely.
- Preheat oven to 350°. Place a greased 9x3-in. deep springform pan on a double thickness of heavy-duty foil (about 18 in. square). Wrap foil securely around pan.
- For crust, in a small bowl, mix flour and sugar. Cut in butter until crumbly. Press onto bottom of prepared pan. Place pan on a baking sheet. Bake 20-25 minutes or until golden brown. Cool on a wire rack. Reduce oven setting to 325°.
- For filling, in a large bowl, beat cream cheese and sugar until smooth. Beat in cream and vanilla. Add eggs; beat on low speed just until blended. Stir in cooled chocolate. Pour half of the mixture over crust. Spread with half of the raspberry puree. Top with remaining batter. Drop remaining puree by tablespoonfuls over top. Cut through batter with a knife to swirl.
- Place springform pan in a larger baking pan; add 1 in. of hot water to larger pan. Bake 1-3/4 to 2 hours or until edge of cheesecake is set and golden. (Center of cheesecake will jiggle when moved.) Remove springform pan from water bath. Cool cheesecake on a wire rack for 10 minutes. Loosen cheesecake from pan with a knife; remove foil. Cool 1 hour longer. Refrigerate overnight. Remove rim from pan. Yield: 16 servings.
Reviews for Raspberry & White Chocolate Cheesecake
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"I made this for the first time for my neice who was bragging about a similar cheesecake that she'd gotten at a restaurant. Well, she was blown away by this cheesecake. It was harder to make than most other recipies but it was well worth the effort! I did however use a graham cracker and almond crust which was awesome. It complimented the raspberry and white chocolate beautifully."
"It was delicious but the top got more brown than I liked so I just took the top off with a warm wet knife and it was perfect for a raspberry topping."
"It spilled over my springform pan. It was the right size and I followed the directions Did anyone else have this problem? It tasted great but am afraid to try it again."
"It was a long process to make this, but it was very, very good!"
"Deeelicious! In the past I made this with raspberry jam, but nothing compares to the fresh/frozen berries- the tartness of the berry contrasts perfectly with the sweetness of the chocolate cookie crust and the creaminess of the white chocolate cheesecake. Totally worth the effort- it is amazing!"