Orange Upside-Down Cheesecake

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Cheesecakes are a favorite of many. Orange cheesecake is also one of the unique combinations that many people would not expect, but would like nevertheless.ย One recipe that has blown up in the culinary world is an upside down cake. Try this delectable trend in your kitchen! It might prove to be a hit in the dinner table….

Ingredients :

For the Garnishing

  • 1 ea Env. Unflavored Gelatin
  • 1 1/2 c Unsweetened Orange Juice
  • 1/4 c Sugar
  • 2 c Orange Section

For the Cake

  • 1 ea Env. Unflavored Gelatin
  • 1/2 c Unsweetened Orange Juice
  • 24 oz Cream Cheese, Softened
  • 1 c Sugar
  • 2 t Grated Orange Peel
  • 1 c Whipping Cream, Whipped
  • 24 oz Cream Cheese, Softened
  • 1 c Vanilla wafer crumbs
  • 1/2 t Cinnamon
  • 3 T Margarine, Melted

Directions :

  1. Soften Gelatin in juice. Add sugar; stir over low heat until dissolved. Chill until slightly thickened, but not set. Arrange orange sections on bottom of 9-inch spring form pan. Pour gelatin mixture over oranges; chill until thickened again but not set. Soften gelatin in juice; stirr over low heat until dissolved.
  2. Combine cream cheese, sugar and peel, mixing at medium speed on electric mixer until well blended. Gradually add gelatin mixture, mixing until well blended. Chill until slightly thickened; fold in whipped cream. Pour over oranges, chill. Combine crumbs, cinnamon and margarine; gently press onto top of cake. Chill. Loosen from rim of pan; invert onto serving plate. Remove rim of pan.

VARIATION :
Omit cinnamon. Substitute graham cracker crumbs or chocolate wafer crumbs for vanilla wafer crumbs.

Here is a recipe of another orange cake for you to try… or you can check outย fluffy japanese cheesecake recipe.