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Three-Minute Champagne Grape Cheesecake

Three-Minute Champagne Grape Cheesecake 6.000
Aug 30, 2006

Here's a way to add some zing to a store-bought cheesecake.


Servings: 6
Ingredients
  • 1 6-inch, store-bought cheesecake
  • 1 cup stemmed champagne grapes
  • 1/2 cup cherry preserves (may substitute strawberry, red currant or black cherry preserves)

Directions

Cover the top of a plain cheesecake with the stemmed champagne grapes. In a small saucepan over high heat, boil the cherry preserves for 1 minute. Spoon the hot preserves over the grapes, allowing the glaze to drip down the sides of the cake; the glaze will harden after a few minutes. Refrigerate until ready to serve.


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Adapted by chef and former restaurateur David Hagedorn.

Tested by Suzanne Springer.

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Nutritional Facts

Calories per serving: 368


% Daily Values*

Total Fat: 17g 26%

Saturated Fat: 11g 55%

Cholesterol: 17mg 6%

Sodium: 229mg 10%

Total Carbohydrates: 51g 17%

Dietary Fiber: 1g 4%

Sugar: n/a

Protein: 4g


*Percent Daily Value based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Total Fat: Less than 65g

Saturated Fat: Less than 20g

Cholesterol: Less than 300mg

Sodium: Less than 2,400mg

Total Carbohydrates: 300g

Dietary Fiber: 25g

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