How to make it

  • Preheat oven to 350
  • Grease bottom and sides of 9" springform pan
  • wrap bottom and sides with foil to protect cake during water bath
  • combine all ingredients for crust and bake for 7-10 minutes
  • mix 1 pkg cream cheese, cornstarch, and 1/3 C of vanilla sugar on low until creamy. Add remaining packages of cream cheese 1 at a time
  • Turn mixer up to medium and beat in the remaining sugar and vanilla.
  • Add eggs 1 at a time mixing well between eggs
  • Beat in the eggnog, nutmeg, and cinnamon just until it is completely blended - DO NOT OVERMIX!!
  • Spoon batter into prepared and cooled crust.
  • Place cake in a large shallow pan containing hot water. - water should come 1 inch up the side of the springform pan.
  • bake until edges are golden brown and top is golden tan, about 1 hr 20 mins.
  • remove pan from water bath and cool for 2 hours on a wire rack on counter.
  • after the 2 hour cooling period, place cake in fridge over night if possible covered loosly with plastic wrap.
  • mix sugars & flour and add cream and rum.
  • Bring to a boil stirring constantly
  • remove from heat once boil is reached
  • stir occassionally
  • sauce with thicken upon standing
  • This can be made ahead and refrigerated, just warm slowly before serving.
  • Pour over each slice and serve

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    " It was excellent "
    notyourmomma ate it and said...
    Oh, I'm so making this for the holiday table. Wonderful post.
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    " It was excellent "
    artichokehearts ate it and said...
    Im making this for Christmas dinner! It's perfect!
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    " It was excellent "
    magali777 ate it and said...
    wow, a keeper, of course!
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    " It was excellent "
    fizzle3nat ate it and said...
    Yummy, yummy, yummy! I am going to try this one during the holidays! Thanks for sharing. - Natalie
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    " It was excellent "
    trigger ate it and said...
    This should be a regular at the cheese cake factory.
    Wow what a sauce.
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