Sunday, March 17, 2019

Salted Caramel Chocolate Chip Cheesecake



Salted Caramel Chocolate Chip Cheesecake



Yep, this was my birthday cake. And let me tell you, this is a dessert worthy of the name "cake". It was decadent. It was dreamy. It made my tastebuds do a happy dance. Then, it made me realize I had to get it out of the house. Stat. 

Ingredients:

Sauce-
1 cup granulated sugar
6 tbsp salted butter, cut into 6 pieces
1/2 cup heavy cream
1 tsp salt

Cake-
1 cup Oreo cookies, finely crushed
3 tbsp unsalted butter, melted
3 (8 oz) packages of cream cheese, softened
1 (14 oz) can sweetened, condensed milk
3 large eggs, room temp
2 tsp vanilla extract
1 cup mini chocolate chips (plus more for topping)
sea salt (optional-for topping)

Directions:

1.  Make the caramel sauce- in a small saucepan, heat sugar over medium heat.     Use a heat-resistant spatula to continually stir the sugar. It will start to melt and from brown clumps. Keep stirring! Once the sugar is melted, add the butter. Be careful to keep stirring as the caramel will bubble up when you add the butter. Stir the butter until completely melted, 2-3 minutes. Continue stirring as you slowly drizzle the cream in. Keep stirring again, because the caramel will bubble up again when you add the cream. Allow the mixture to boil for 1 minute, then remove pan from heat. Immediately stir in the salt. Set sauce aside and allow to cool before using. Store in a glass jar for ease of use, keep sauce in the fridge.
2.  Preheat oven to 300ยบ. Thoroughly grease a 9-inch springform pan. Set aside.
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