BLUEBERRY SWIRL CHEESECAKE

 

  • Cooking Time: 70 min. + chilling
  • Servings: 12
  • Preparation Time: 40 min.

Ingredients

  • * 1-1/2 cups fresh blueberries
  • * 1/4 cup sugar
  • * 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • * 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • * 1 tablespoon cold water
  • * CRUST:
  • * 1 cup graham cracker crumbs (about 16 squares)
  • * 2 tablespoons sugar
  • * 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • * FILLING:
  • * 3 packages (8 ounces each) cream cheese, softened
  • * 1 cup sugar
  • * 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • * 4 eggs, beaten
  • * 1 cup (8 ounces) sour cream
  • * 2 teaspoons vanilla extract

Directions

  • In a small saucepan, combine the blueberries, sugar and lemon juice. Cook and stir over medium heat for 5 minutes or until the berries are softened. Combine cornstarch and water until smooth; stir into the blueberry mixture. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Remove from the heat; cool to room temperature. Transfer to a blender; cover and process until smooth. Set aside.
  • For crust, in a small bowl, combine the crumbs and sugar; stir in the butter. Press onto the bottom of a greased 9-in. springform pan. Place pan on a baking sheet. Bake at 350° for 10 minutes. Cool on a wire rack.
  • In a large bowl, beat the cream cheese, sugar and flour until smooth. Add eggs; beat on low speed just until combined. Stir in sour cream, and vanilla. Pour into crust. Drizzle with blueberry mixture; cut through batter with a knife to swirl. Place pan on a baking sheet.
  • Bake at 350° for 1 hour or until center is almost set. Cool on a wire rack for 10 minutes. Carefully run a knife around the edge of pan to loosen; cool 1 hour longer. Refrigerate overnight.
  • Remove sides of pan. Refrigerate leftovers.

Notes

Categories: Cheesecake 

Author Credit: Country Woman

Website Credit: http://www.tasteofhome.com/Recipes/Blueberry-Swirl-Cheesecake-3

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