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RECIPE: Halloween Treats By The Maya Kitchen







Black Bottom Orange Cheesecake

Fudge Brownie Base:

1/4 cup butter
1 egg
1 tbsp water
1 package Maya Oven Toaster Brownie Mix 230g
1 tbsp melted butter

Orange Cheese Filling:

2 1/4 cups cream cheese, softened
3/4,cup sugar
3 eggs
1 1/2 tbsp orange zest
1 tbsp orange flavored liquer
orange food color as needed

White Chocolate Ganache:

1/2 cup all purpose cream
1/2 cup chopped white chocolate
chocolate coins for garnish



Grease and line the bottom of a 9x5-inch rectangular pan. Set aside. In a bowl, cream the butter until soft. Add the egg and water and blend together. Add the brownie mix and beat with a wooden spoon until smooth. Pour on the prepared pan and spread batter until smooth. Bake for 20 minutes or until done. Once cooled, crumble the brownie and add in the melted butter.  Set aside.

Prepare orange cheesecake filling. In a mixer bowl, soften cream cheese and add sugar until creamy. Add in the eggs one at a time. Add the orange zest, orange-flavored liqueur and orange food color. Blend until well incorporated.

Prepare white chocolate ganache


Place the all purpose cream in a pan and bring to a boil while stirring continuously. Add the chopped white chocolate and stir until melted and combined. Set aside and cool.
To assemble. Pack 2 tablespoons each of fudge brownie base at the bottom of eight (8) 4-ounce paper cups. Pour orange cheesecake filling until ¾ full. Bake for 30 minutes. Remove cheesecakes from oven. Cool. Pour white chocolate ganache on top and garnish with a chocolate coin. Serve

Yield: 8 individual cheesecakes



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