Hidden Berry Cream Cheese Torte…

by Jamie on August 21, 2008

Today’s recipe is a really delicious spin on a traditional cheesecake, called a Hidden Berry Cream Cheese Torte. This dessert has a wonderful cookie crust topped with a velvety layer of cream cheese and cottage cheese. Once you slice into the torte you discover a lovely layer of berry preserves tucked underneath the cream cheese layer. The berry preserves provides a delectable amount of sweetness that balances this dessert perfectly. A food processor is sort of essential when bringing this dessert together and through the process, I discovered I need a larger one. Although the recipe requires multiple steps, it is quite easy and well worth the time. I will definitely make this again, but next time will add a little more preserves and probably experiment with the flavor I use. I found that this tasted best after sitting in the refrigerator overnight…giving the flavors a chance to develop. All in all, this Dorie Greenspan recipe was a hit with all that tasted it! If you do not have Dorie’s Book, Baking:From My Home to Yours, I highly suggest you check it out! This recipe can also be found by clicking here. Enjoy!


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Erin August 21, 2008 at 2:36 pm

This looks great! I’ve been wanting to go back and make this.

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Em August 22, 2008 at 2:31 pm

I need to make this!
I had planned to make this – and I’m still going to :)

Yours looks so good – yummmm
Glad it tasted even better.

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Brilynn August 27, 2008 at 2:13 pm

I loved this when I made it and it just looks so pretty!

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