Eggnog Cheesecake

Combine two favourite holiday treats into one! Smooth, creamy cheesecakes are so easy in the Vitamix.

Eggnog Cheesecake

Ingredients

  • 100 g (1 cup) digestive wheat crackers, crumbled
  • 2 Tablespoons caster sugar, for crust
  • 45 g (3 Tablespoons) butter spread, softened
  • 680 g (24 ounces) cream cheese
  • 200 g (1 cup) caster sugar
  • 3 Tablespoons plain flour
  • 180 ml (¾ cup) eggnog
  • 2 large eggs
  • 30 ml (1 fluidounce) rum
  • ½ teaspoon ground nutmeg

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 180°C (350°F).
  2. Combine digestive wheat cracker crumbs, sugar, and butter in a bowl and press into the bottom of a 23 cm (9-inch) spring form pan.
  3. Bake for 10-15 minutes until light gold.
  4. Let cool.
  5. Place cream cheese, sugar, flour, eggnog, eggs, rum and nutmeg into the Vitamix container and secure lid.
  6. Select Variable 1.
  7. Turn machine on and slowly increase to the highest speed.
  8. Blend for 30 seconds.
  9. Pour mixture into pre-baked crust and bake an additional 45-50 minutes, or until cake is barely firm to the touch.
  10. Remove from oven and loosen cake rim. Cool cake completely and remove ring.
  11. Cover lightly and refrigerate until completely chilled before serving.