Upside Down Jack Daniels Double Chocolate Cheesecake

Upside Down Jack Daniels Double Chocolate Cheesecake


1 C. semisweet chocolate chips

1/3 C. heavy cream

1 C. sugar

24 oz. cream cheese, softened

4 eggs

2 T. Jack Daniels

1/4 t. Grand Marnier

pinch of salt

Preheat oven to 400ºF. Spray a 9-inch spring form pan. In a double boiler melt chocolate chips with cream until smooth and reserve. Whip cream cheese, sugar, and liqueur in an electric mixer until smooth. Add eggs and blend well. Add melted chocolate mixture and whiskey and blend thoroughly. Add cheesecake batter to the spring form pan. Bake at 400ºF. for 15 minute; reduce temperature to 350ºF. and bake an additional 15 minutes.

Fudge Brownie:

2 oz. unsweetened chocolate

1/2 C. butter

2 eggs

1 C. sugar

1 t. Grand Marnier or vanilla

1/2 C. flour

1/4 C. pecans, chopped (optional)

pinch of salt

While cheesecake is baking melt chocolate and butter in a double boiler. Stir until smooth. Beat in eggs, sugar, and liqueur and blend thoroughly. Add flour and pecans and blend well. Remove cheesecake from oven; carefully spoon on brownie (start at edges and working towards the center). Bake at 350ºF. for 35 – 40 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out almost clean. Remove from oven and cool completely. After cooled refrigerate until cake is completely cold.

Source: Opryland Hotel Culinary Institute


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