SWEET POTATO CHEESECAKE

 

  • Cooking Time: 1hr 30min
  • Servings: 6-8
  • Preparation Time: 30min

Ingredients

  • Graham cracker crust
  • * 1 1/2 cups graham crackers (ground)
  • * 1/2 cup ground cinnamon
  • * 1/2 cup light brown sugar
  • * 1/2 cup unsalted butter (melted)
  • Cheesecake filling
  • * 3 (8 ounce) packages cream cheese (softened)
  • * 1 1/4 cups sugar
  • * 4 eggs
  • * 1 cup sweet potato puree (1 med sweet potato cooked and peeled)
  • * 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • * 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • * 1/4 teaspoon ground cardamom
  • * 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Topping
  • * sour cream
  • * 2 cups sour cream
  • * 1 cup sugar

Directions

  • Directions
  • 1. Preheat oven 325°F.
  • 2. To make the crust:.
  • 3. Mix all of the ingredients in a medium bowl until crumbly; press into a 10-inch springform pan and set aside.
  • 4.Filling:
  • .
  • 5. Combine the cream cheese and sugar in a large bowl and beat on high with a hand or a stand mixer (using the paddle attachment).
  • 6. Add the eggs one at a time mixing until incorporated and stopping occasionally to scrape down the sides of the bowl. Add the sweet potato puree, spices, and vanilla. Beat untill just incorporated.
  • 7. Pour the filling in the prepared pan and bake until the center is almost completely set (the center will jiggle slightly); place in the center of a wire rack to cool completely.
  • 8.Topping:.
  • 9. Stir the sour cream and sugar in a small bowl. Carefully remove cooled cake from pan and spread sour cream mixture on the top.

Notes

I will not take the credit for this cheesecake but wanted to share the recipe with you let me know how you like it! it comes from a book by delilah winder

Author Credit: delilah winder

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