Dulce de leche cheesecake

Dulce de leche cheesecake

Community Classics .
Edited on Jan 24, 2008

A traditonal mexican dessert in cheesecake form


1/2 cup whipping cream
1/2 cup firmly packed dark brown sugar
1/4 cup Carnation sweetened condensed milk
12 ounces cream cheese softened
1/2 cup graulated sugar
1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
1 tablespoon whipping cream or milk
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/2 teaspoon grated lemon peel
1 egg
1 shortbread pie crust


In heavy small saucepan combine 1/2 cup cream and brown sugar .
Cook and stir over medium heat until sugar dissolves. Bring to moderate , steady boil , boil uncovered for 5 minutes or until mixture is reduced to 1/2 cup , stirring occasionally. Stir in sweetened condensed milk . Refrigerate . In small mixing bowl beat cream cheese
sugar, and flour on medium speed of electric mixer . until fluffy. Add 1
tablespoon vanilla and peel .Beat until combined. Add egg beating until just combined. Pour into crust .Place on baking sheet , Drizzle with half of brown sugar mixture . Gently swirl with knife .Bake at 350 for 30 to 35 minutes or until center is almost set. Cool on wire rack for 1 hour.
Refrigerate 4 hours. Before serving in small saucepan cook and stir remaining brown sugar over low heat until warm. Cut into wedges . Drizzle with warm brown sugar mixture.
makes 8 servings.

Not a NESTLÉ®-tested recipe.

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