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Hot Buttered Rum Cheesecake with Brown Sugar-Rum Sauce

Hot Buttered Rum Cheesecake with Brown Sugar-Rum Sauce
  • Prep 45 min
  • Total 15 hr 20 min
  • Servings 16
Bring the flavors of a popular hot beverage to a classic cheesecake. A sweet sauce is the crowning touch.
Updated December 8, 2009

Ingredients

Crust

  • 1 1/4 cups graham cracker crumbs
  • 1/4 cup butter or margarine, melted

Filling

  • 5 packages (8 oz each) cream cheese, softened
  • 1 1/4 cups granulated sugar
  • 1/3 cup whipping cream
  • 2 tablespoons rum
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 3 eggs

Sauce

  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup butter or margarine
  • 1/3 cup whipping cream
  • 1/4 cup rum
  • 1/4 cup golden raisins, if desired

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. In small bowl, mix crust ingredients. Press firmly in bottom of ungreased 9-inch springform pan. Bake 10 minutes. Cool completely. Reduce oven temperature to 325°F.
  • 2
    While crust is cooling, in large bowl, beat all filling ingredients except eggs with electric mixer on medium speed about 1 minute or until smooth. On low speed, beat in eggs until well blended. Pour over crust; smooth top.
  • 3
    Bake 1 hour 15 minutes to 1 hour 25 minutes or until edge is set and center is still soft. Turn off oven; leave oven door open about 4 inches. Leave cheesecake in oven 30 minutes. Remove from oven; cool in pan on cooling rack away from drafts 30 minutes.
  • 4
    Without releasing or removing side of pan, run metal spatula carefully along side of cheesecake to loosen. Refrigerate uncovered about 3 hours or until chilled. Cover; continue refrigerating at least 9 hours but no longer than 48 hours.
  • 5
    In 1 1/2-quart saucepan, mix sauce ingredients. Heat to boiling over medium heat, stirring constantly. Boil 3 to 4 minutes, stirring constantly, until slightly thickened.
  • 6
    To serve, run metal spatula along side of cheesecake to loosen again; remove side of pan. Serve with warm sauce. Store cheesecake and sauce covered in refrigerator.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
470
Calories from Fat
320
Total Fat
35g
54%
Saturated Fat
22g
108%
Trans Fat
1 1/2g
Cholesterol
145mg
48%
Sodium
300mg
13%
Potassium
140mg
4%
Total Carbohydrate
30g
10%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
27g
Protein
7g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
25%
25%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
8%
8%
Iron
6%
6%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1 High-Fat Meat; 5 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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