Preheat oven to 350.
1 package Graham Crackers-crushed fine
2 tablespoons Butter-melted
1/4 cup Sugar
zest of 1/2 Orange
pinch of Sea Salt
Combine ingredients .
Pour and press into the bottom of an 8”spring loaded pan.
Bake for 15 minutes.
Remove from oven. Leave oven at 350 for cake.
3 – 8oz. packages of cream cheese-room temp.
1 cup sugar
2 tablespoons flour
2 teaspoons vanilla
Zest of ½ orange
Combine cream cheese, sugar, flour and a pinch of sea salt. Mix at medium speed until well blended. Add eggs one at a time mixing well after each addition. Blend in vanilla and orange zest.
Pour filling over baked crust and smooth out evenly.
Return to oven and bake for 1 hour.
Remove from oven and let cool completely.
Remove from pan set on serving plate.
½- ¾ cup caramel- You do not have to make your own caramel sauce just buy your favorite one, mine is Williams Sonoma Salted Carmel Sauce.
A handful Macadamia Pieces- I toasted mine in oven for 10 minutes to make them fragrant and crunchier-set aside to cool.
Slice bananas on the diagonal making 3” pieces.
Arrange on top of cheesecake.
Heat the caramel in the microwave for 20-30 seconds or until pourable , be mindful that it is not too hot. If too hot set aside to cool.
Pour over top covering bananas.
Sprinkle with macadamia nuts
Chill then serve !!