Valentine's Day Chocolate Caramel Heart Cheesecake Recipe
Desserts/ Valentine's Day

Valentine’s Day Chocolate Caramel Heart Cheesecake Recipe

Our executive chef, Tim Keller, has created several easy and unique dessert ideas for you and your valentine. Desserts this delicious don’t come along every day. It’s easy to turn any cheesecake into a unique and delicious Valentine’s Day dessert with this dessert recipe. Combining velvety cheesecake with exquisite chocolate and buttery caramel, it’s a decadent treat for you and your valentine.

Ingredients

  • 2-pound Harry & David® New York-Style Cheesecake
  • 4 Harry & David® dark chocolate truffles
  • 8-ounce package of Harry & David® red apple caramel balls

Instructions

  1. Place the unwrapped cheesecake onto a flat, clean counter with the caramel balls and a large spoon or offset pasty spatula.
  2. Place the truffles into a small microwave-safe container and microwave for 40 seconds. The truffles will not be fully melted; stir until smooth and shiny.
  3. Using a paring knife or a stencil, lightly score a heart shape on top of the cheesecake.
  4. Using the spoon or pastry spatula, “paint” the heart shape with the melted truffles (reserving 2 tablespoons for garnishing).
  5. While the chocolate is still warm, adhere the caramel balls onto the cheesecake bordering the chocolate. If the chocolate begins to cool, dip the caramel balls in the remaining melted chocolate and attach.
  6. Let the “jeweled” cheesecake cool and serve. Yields 8 servings.

Ingredient Links

Harry & David® New York-Style Cheesecake Harry & David® dark chocolate truffles

What To Do Next…

  1. What do you think of the recipe? Please let us know in the comments. We’d love to hear from you.
  2. Order a sweet treat from our wide array of exquisite Valentine’s gifts today.

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