Marscapone Cheesecake with Milk Chocolate Ganache
Yield: 8-10 servings
1 pound cream cheese, at room temperature
1 ¼ cups sugar
1 ½ cups mascarpone cheese, room temperature
1 egg yolk
½ teaspoon vanilla
2 cups milk chocolate morsels
- Preheat oven to 300 degrees F and grease a springform pan.
- In a standing mixer, beat cream cheese and sugar until combined. Add mascarpone cheese. Add eggs one at a time, ending with the one additional yolk. Add vanilla and beat until smooth.
- Fill pan with the batter. Place in a water bath and bake at 300° for 60 to 75 minutes or until fully set. Chill for at least 2 hours.
- Meanwhile, melt milk chocolate morsels using a double boiler. Drizzle chocolate over the top of cheesecakes before serving and allow to cool.
Sat, August 27, 2011
by Vanessa Maltin Weisbrod