Holiday Pumpkin Cheesecake Recipe

Pumpkin Cheesecake (courtesy of The Left Bank of Menlo Park)

 

by Chef Brendy Monsada

 

Plan for 72 minutes (less than an hour and a half).

Take 20 minutes for prep. time,

Bake crust for 7 minutes, and

Cheesecake cook time of 45 minutes.

 

Pre-heat the oven to 350 degrees.

 

Crust:

Graham cracker crust with toasted ground clove,

4 ounces of unsalted soft butter, and

a half-cup of granulated sugar or sugar substitute.

 

Use vagelene non-stick spray.

 

Filling:

 One pound of softened cream cheese

 ¼ cup of sour cream or crème fraiche

 ¾ cup of granulated sugar or sugar substitute

 10 ounces of roasted pumpkin puree

 1 ¼ tsp. toasted cinnamon powder

 ½ tsp. ground nutmeg

 1 tsp. fresh grated ginger

 ¼ tsp. Kosher sea salt

 1 tsp. vanilla extract

 3 large eggs

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Posted on December 21, 2011, in Food Glorious Food & Beverages. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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