In same large bowl, beat reserved 1/2 cup cake mix and the cream cheese on medium speed until well blended. Beat in 3/4 cup sugar, the whipping cream and almond extract on medium speed until smooth and creamy. On low speed, beat in eggs, one at a time, until well blended. Pour batter over crust. Place springform pan in large roasting pan on oven rack. Pour boiling water into roasting pan halfway up side of springform pan.