How to make it

  • Preheat oven 350’.
  • Grease a 10” spring-form pan. Combine crust ingredients thoroughly, and press into the bottom of the pan.
  • Bake 10 minutes. Cool completely.
  • Mix the next 5 ingredients (gorgonzola -> eggs) in a mixer until smooth.
  • Pour into pan.
  • Bake (in a water bath) for 1 hour, or until cake is set. Let cool.
  • Caramelize the remaining sugar and water in a sauce pan over medium heat.
  • Slowly stir in the cream and Madeira.
  • Drizzle caramel sauce over cheesecake.
  • Place fig halves around the rim of the serving plate and serve.

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  • jo_jo_ba 7 years ago
    anatale - I edited the recipe to clarify, hope that helps!
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  • anatale8 7 years ago
    it says to combine crust ingredients and then combine next 5 ingredients. does anyone know which are which? im not experience in making cheesecake :)
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  • jo_jo_ba 8 years ago
    gorgonzola DULCE is a sweeter blue cheese, nothing like the regular kind... youll have to look for it at a specialty shop
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    " It was excellent "
    lenora ate it and said...
    Really? Doesn't gorgonzola taste like blue cheese?
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    " It was excellent "
    luisascatering ate it and said...
    oh my God, the sound of this one is making my head spin in pleasure :-p

    I also added it to my new "gettin figgy with it" group and saved it to make for a dinner party :-)
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  • leonora5 9 years ago
    Very unusual and utterly irresistable. Will try it when I feel very brave!
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  • jo_jo_ba 9 years ago
    Amount Per Serving
    Calories: 393.8
    Total Fat: 20.3 g
    Cholesterol: 89.2 mg
    Sodium: 450.7 mg
    Total Carbs: 44.1 g
    Dietary Fiber: 0.9 g
    Protein: 9.1 g
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  • dond 10 years ago
    Wow. Mascarpone and gorgonzola dolce in the batter and Madeira in the caramel sauce. Beautiful! And figs! Who could possibly resist this?
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  • grizzlybear 10 years ago
    Looking foward to trying this one Thanks
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  • shirleyoma 10 years ago
    This sure sounds rich and decadent! yummmmmm
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