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A Recipe for Cheesecake Trifle

This trifle cheesecake recipe will make you the hit of the summer party scene. Filled with all your favorite dessert ingredients and sure to please anybody with a sweet tooth. This perfect union of chocolate, whipped cream, cheesecake, and caramel is really easy to put together. Get ready to have your tastebuds blown away!

Ingredients for the crust:

  • 1 1/2 cups graham crackers, crushed
  • 4 tablespoons butter, melted

 

Ingredients for the   cheesecake:

  • 3 x 8oz packages of cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 ½ teaspoon vanilla
  • 2/3 cup sour cream
  • 3 eggs

 

Ingredients for the trifle:

  • Caramel sauce
  • Chocolate sauce
  • Whipped cream
  • 1.45 oz. (40g) chocolate bar
  • Cooking spray

 

Prepare the crust

  1. Preheat the oven to 325˚F (160˚C).
  2. Spray a 9" springform pan with cooking spray.
  3. Mix crushed graham crackers with melted butter.
  4. Firmly press this into the pan.
  5. Bake this for 7 minutes in the oven.

Prepare the cheesecake mixture

  1. With a hand mixer, blend the cream cheese, sugar and vanilla for 1-2 minutes on medium speed.
  2. Beat this until it’s well mixed.
  3. Add the sour cream, mixing for 1 minute.
  4. Add the eggs, adding one by one. Mix the batter until all the ingredients are blended together.
  5. Pour the batter into the baked crust in the springform pan.
  6. Bake at 325˚F (160˚C) for 40-50 minutes.
  7. Allow to cool before you begin cutting.


Prepare the trifle

  1. Cube your cheesecake into 8 pieces.
  2. Take one of these cubes and remove the crust. Lightly mash this piece of cheesecake and put it aside.
  3. Place 3-4 cubes of cheesecake at the bottom of the trifle dish.
  4. Drizzle this with both caramel and chocolate sauces.
  5. Generously layer whipped cream over this.
  6. Place the remaining cheesecake cubes over the whipped cream.
  7. Drizzle caramel sauce and chocolate sauce over the second layer of cubes.
  8. Take your fluffed cheesecake from step 2 and using a piping bag to create another layer.
  9. Drizzle caramel sauce over this.
  10. Crush a half of a 1.45 oz. (40g) chocolate bar over the top and place the remaining half of the chocolate bar at the top.

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