Sour Cream-Rum Raisin Cheesecake

Treat your guests to these nutty cheesecake filled with raisins; topped with cream-rum mixture - an irresistible dessert.

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 9 hr 20 min
  • Servings 16

Ingredients

Crust

1 1/4
cups vanilla wafer crumbs
1/2
cup finely chopped walnuts
5
tablespoons butter or margarine, melted
2
tablespoons granulated sugar

Filling

1
cup raisins
1/3
cup dark rum
4
packages (8 oz each) cream cheese, softened
1 1/2
cups granulated sugar
4
eggs
1
cup sour cream

Topping

1
cup whipping cream
2
tablespoons powdered sugar
1/2
cup sour cream
1
tablespoon dark rum
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 9-inch springform pan with cooking spray. Mix crust ingredients. Press in bottom of pan. Bake 10 minutes. Cool 10 minutes. Reduce oven temperature to 325°F.
  • 2 In saucepan, bring raisins and 1/3 cup rum to simmer. Remove from heat; let stand 20 minutes. Drain. In large bowl, beat cream cheese and granulated sugar with mixer on medium until light and fluffy. Beat in eggs and sour cream until blended. Pour one-third of the batter over crust. Sprinkle half of the raisins. Repeat. Top with remaining batter. Bake 1 hour 15 minutes or until edges are set 2 inches from edge of pan but center still jiggles slightly. Turn oven off; open door 4 inches. Leave in oven 30 minutes. Run small metal spatula around edge of pan to loosen. Cool 30 minutes. Refrigerate at least 6 hours.
  • 3 Remove side of pan. Beat whipping cream and powdered sugar with mixer on high until stiff peaks form. Fold in 1/2 cup sour cream and 1 tablespoon rum. Spread over cheesecake.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
513
,
% Daily Value
Total Fat
37g
37%
(Saturated Fat
20g,
20%
),
Sodium
237mg
237%;
Total Carbohydrate
37g
37%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
),
Protein
7g
7%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Fruit; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 7 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.