Sweet Potato Cheesecake

3
Anita Hoffman

By
@scent4U

Creamy delicious, great cheesecake with a fabulous topping.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
16
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
2 Hr
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

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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

How to Make Sweet Potato Cheesecake

Step-by-Step

  • 1Stir 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.
  • 2Bake at 400 degrees for 8-10 minutes or until crust just begins to brown around edge.
  • 3Reduce oven temperature to 300 degrees.
  • 4Attach side to pan. Pat remaining dough about 1 inch up inside of pan.
  • 5Beat 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.
  • 6Beat cream cheese and 1 cup sugar at medium speed about 1 minute or until smooth.
  • 7Beat in sweet potato mixture on low speed about 1 minute until blended.
  • 8Beat in eggs, one at a time.
  • 9Pour batter into springform pan.
    Place springform pan into larger pan.
  • 10Pour 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.
  • 11Pecan Crumb Topping:
    Mix flour, brown sugar, butter and cinnamon in small bowl until crumbly. Stir in pecans.
  • 12Sprinkle Pecan Crumb Topping over cheesecake.
    Bake about 30 minutes or until topping is set.
    Cool.

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About Sweet Potato Cheesecake

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




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