Almond Amaretto Cheesecake

This Almond Amaretto Cheesecake is a rich and creamy dessert that combines the flavors of almonds and amaretto liqueur. It features a graham cracker crust with a hint of almonds, a smooth cheesecake filling infused with amaretto, and a topping of toasted almonds. It’s an elegant and indulgent dessert perfect for special occasions or any time you want to treat yourself.


Serve the Cheesecake:
1. **Top the Cheesecake:** Before serving, drizzle the amaretto cream mixture over the top of the cheesecake and sprinkle with the toasted almonds.
2. **Slice and Serve:** Use a sharp knife to cut the cheesecake into slices. Wipe the knife clean between cuts for neat slices.


– **Room Temperature Ingredients:** Ensure that all your ingredients, especially the cream cheese and eggs, are at room temperature for a smooth filling.
– **Water Bath:** The water bath helps prevent cracks in the cheesecake by providing a gentle and even heat.

– **Storage:** Store any leftover cheesecake in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 5 days. You can also freeze the cheesecake for longer storage.


This **Almond Amaretto Cheesecake** is a luxurious and flavorful dessert that’s sure to impress. Its creamy texture and the delightful combination of almond and amaretto flavors make it a perfect treat for any occasion. Enjoy!


Delight in the rich and creamy flavors of this Almond Amaretto Cheesecake, featuring a buttery graham cracker crust, a luscious amaretto-infused filling, and a topping of toasted slivered almonds. Perfect for any occasion!



  • 1 1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs 🍪
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar 🍬
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, melted 🧈

Cheesecake Filling:

  • 3 packages (8 ounces each) cream cheese, softened 🧀
  • 1 cup granulated sugar 🍬
  • 3 large eggs 🥚🥚🥚
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 🍦
  • 1/2 cup amaretto liqueur 🍸
  • 1/2 cup sour cream 🍶
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour 🌾
  • 1/2 cup slivered almonds, toasted 🌰



1️⃣ Preheat the oven to 325°F (163°C). Grease a 9-inch springform pan.
2️⃣ Prepare the Crust: In a medium bowl, combine graham cracker crumbs, 1/4 cup sugar, and melted butter. Press the mixture into the bottom of the prepared pan.
3️⃣ Make the Cheesecake Filling: In a large mixing bowl, beat the cream cheese until smooth. Add the 1 cup sugar and beat until well combined.
4️⃣ Add Eggs and Flavorings: Add the eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition. Stir in the vanilla extract and amaretto liqueur.
5️⃣ Combine Remaining Ingredients: Add the sour cream and flour, mixing until just combined.
6️⃣ Pour and Bake: Pour the mixture over the crust in the pan. Bake for 60-70 minutes, or until the center is set and the top is lightly browned. Allow to cool to room temperature, then refrigerate for at least 4 hours or overnight.
7️⃣ Serve: Before serving, sprinkle the toasted slivered almonds on top.


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