Citrusy Cheesecake with a pineapple topping

Citrusy Cheesecake With A Pineapple Topping Recipe

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Deb Justus

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@AHappyCooker

Simple and delicious cheesecake. Serve with and topping of your choice. The pineapple topping is a sweet twist.

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Comments:
Serves:
12-16
Prep:
1 Hr
Cook:
1 Hr 10 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • CRUST

  • 1 1/2 c
    graham cracker crumbs
  • 1/4 tsp
    cinnamon
  • 1/3 c
    butter (melted)
  • CHEESECAKE FILLING

  • 32 oz
    cream cheese (4 - 8 oz. packages)
  • 1-1/4 c
    sugar
  • 1/2 c
    sour cream
  • 2 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 5
    eggs
  • 2 tsp
    grated lemon peel
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    grated orange peel
  • 1 Tbsp
    lemon juice
  • SOUR CREAM TOPPING

  • 2 tsp
    sugar
  • 1/2 c
    sour cream
  • PINEAPPLE TOPPING

  • 3 Tbsp
    sugar
  • 5 tsp
    cornstarch
  • 2 can(s)
    crushed pineapple (8-1/4 oz.) in heavy syrup, undrained
  • 3 Tbsp
    lemon juice

How to Make Citrusy Cheesecake with a pineapple topping

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven to 475°. Place a pan large enough for the cheesecake to fit and add enough water to come up approximately 1/2" to 3/4" up sides of spring form pan..
  2. Combine ingredients for crust and pat into the bottom and 1/2 inch up the sides of a 9 inch spring form pan and wrap the bottom of the pan with foil. Place in the refrigerator to cool while you prepare the filling.
  3. Combine cream cheese, sugar, sour cream and vanilla until smooth. Add eggs, one at a time, and beat on low speed until just combined
  4. Place in water bath and bake for 10 minutes at 475°. After 10 minutes turn oven down to 350° and bake for 50-60 minutes. Remove from oven and cool.
  5. After cheesecake is cooled spread sour cream mixture on top. Refrigerate for at least 4 hours. Serve with Pineapple Topping.
  6. Combine the sugar and cornstarch add the remaining ingredients and stir over low heat until thick. Cool.

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About Citrusy Cheesecake with a pineapple topping

Course/Dish: Other Desserts
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: American
Hashtag: #spring form pan




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