Christmas Cheese Cake from the Yacht "Millennium
A tasty favorite from Judy Ashley's Galley Collection - This recipe has been designed to be made in a small ship's galley and is therefore very simple and takes advantage of a few shortcuts to get the desired result - tasty nonetheless!
12 oz oatmeal cookies 1 TBS dark brown sugar 2 oz butter
24 oz cream cheese 1 cup brown sugar 4 eggs 2 TBS Kahlua 1/2 tsp vanilla 5 tsp instant coffee 7 TBS Bailey's Irish Cream
1 TBS instant coffee 1 tsp sugar 1.5 cups whipping cream
Directions: Grind cookies & sugar in food processor. Melt butter and mix with cookie mixture. shape into pan, cook for 10 minutes at 350 degrees. Then, reduce oven to 300 degrees. In food processor blend cream cheese and sugar. Add eggs one at a time. Dissolve coffee in the bailey's and add to mixture. Add Kaluha, vanilla and pour over crust. Bake 45 minutes or until cheesecake is completely set. Let it cool.
Dissolve coffee and sugar in a little cream. Add this mixture to the remaining cream and whisk until thick. Pipe cream mixture onto the top of the cheesecake. Garnish with grated chocolate.