Citrus Cheesecake with Cranberries Jubilee

This delicious cheesecake topped with cherry sauce and garnished with lime wedges and fresh cranberries are perfect for anytime dessert.

  • prep time 35 min
  • total time 6 hr 55 min
  • ingredients 18
  • servings 12

Ingredients

Crust

1 1/4
cups graham cracker crumbs
1/3
cup margarine or butter, melted
1/4
cup sugar
1
teaspoon cinnamon

Cheesecake

2
(8-oz.) pkg. cream cheese, softened
2/3
cup sugar
2
eggs
1/3
cup sour cream
1
tablespoon grated lime peel
1
tablespoon grated orange peel

Sauce

1
cup fresh or frozen cranberries
2/3
cup orange marmalade
1/3
cup sugar
1
teaspoon cinnamon
1/3
cup orange-flavored liqueur or brandy

Garnish

3/4
cup whipping cream, whipped
Lime wedges
Fresh cranberries
  • 1 Heat oven to 325°F. Line 9-inch round cake pan with foil so that foil extends over sides of pan. In large bowl, combine all crust ingredients; mix well. Press into bottom of foil-lined pan. Bake at 325°F. for 8 minutes.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in large bowl, beat cream cheese at medium speed until smooth and creamy. Gradually beat in 2/3 cup sugar. At low speed, add eggs 1 at a time, beating just until blended. Stir in sour cream, lime peel and orange peel. Pour over crust.
  • 3 Bake at 325°F. for 35 to 45 minutes or until center is set. Cool to room temperature on wire rack. Cover; refrigerate at least 4 hours or overnight.
  • 4 In medium saucepan, combine all sauce ingredients except liqueur. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer 8 to 10 minutes or until cranberries burst and mixture is syrupy, stirring occasionally. (Mixture can be made up to 2 hours before serving. Cover and refrigerate until ready to serve.)
  • 5 To serve, lift cheesecake from pan using foil. Pipe or dollop whipped cream around top edge of cheesecake. Garnish with lime wedges and cranberries. Cut cheesecake into wedges; place on individual plates.
  • 6 If necessary, reheat cranberry sauce mixture. In small saucepan, warm liqueur. Immediately pour over hot cranberry mixture; ignite with match. Stir with metal spoon to blend until flame dies. Spoon warm cranberry mixture over wedges. Store any remaining cheesecake in refrigerator.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    460
    (
    Calories from Fat
    240),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    27g
    27%
    (Saturated Fat
    14g,
    14%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    100mg
    100%;
    Sodium
    250mg
    250%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    46g
    46%
    (Dietary Fiber
    1g
    1%
      Sugars
    35g
    35%
    ),
    Protein
    5g
    5%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    20%;
    Vitamin C
    6%;
    Calcium
    8%;
    Iron
    6%;
    Exchanges:
    2 Starch; 1 Fruit; 5 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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