Sweet Potato Cheesecake

Anita Hoffman

By
@scent4U

Creamy delicious, great cheesecake with a fabulous topping.


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Serves:

16

Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

2 Hr

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1 c
flour
1/2 c
butter, softened
1/4 c
sugar
1/2 tsp
cinnamon
1
egg yolk
3
medium sweet potatoes, cooked and mashed (about 2 cups)
1 Tbsp
butter, melted
1 tsp
cinnamon
1 tsp
nutmeg
1 tsp
vanilla
3 pkg
(8 oz.) cream cheese, softened
1 c
sugar
4
eggs

PECAN CRUMB TOPPING

1/2 c
flour, sifted
1/2 c
light brown sugar, packed
6 Tbsp
butter, softened
1 tsp
cinnamon
1 c
chopped pecans

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Stir flour, 1/2 cup butter, 1/4 cup sugar, 1/2 tsp. cinnamon and the egg yolk mixture to form a ball. Pat about 2/3rds of the dough on bottom only of 10 inch springform pan (with side removed) to make bottom crust 1/8 inch thick.
2
Bake at 400 degrees for 8-10 minutes or until crust just begins to brown around edge.
3
Reduce oven temperature to 300 degrees.
4
Attach side to pan. Pat remaining dough about 1 inch up inside of pan.
5
Beat sweet potatoes, 1 tbsp. butter, 1 tsp. cinnamon, 1 tsp. nutmeg and vanilla in medium bowl with electric mixer on low speed until blended; set aside.
6
Beat cream cheese and 1 cup sugar at medium speed about 1 minute or until smooth.
7
Beat in sweet potato mixture on low speed about 1 minute until blended.
8
Beat in eggs, one at a time.
9
Pour batter into springform pan.
Place springform pan into larger pan.
10
Pour very hot water into larger pan to 1/3 rd the height of springform pan. Bake 1 hour 30 minutes or until center is set, adding very hot water to larger pan as needed.
11
Pecan Crumb Topping:
Mix flour, brown sugar, butter and cinnamon in small bowl until crumbly. Stir in pecans.
12
Sprinkle Pecan Crumb Topping over cheesecake.
Bake about 30 minutes or until topping is set.
Cool.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: American