A perfect holiday dessert is what pumpkin cheesecake is. It not only soothes the utter thirst for sweetness but also spreads a fragrance of freshness around the house. Let’s take a look at the making of this utterly pleasing dessert. As the name suggests, a cheesecake recipe requires a tremendous amount of cheese to melt into the mouth of eaters in no time. The top-on here is the pumpkin. A typical pumpkin cheesecake consists of crust, filling, and topping. Let us know more.
Ingredients For Cheesecake Recipe
The ingredients required for those are as follows:
1 cup graham cracker crumbs
1 tablespoon sugar
1/4 cup melted butter
2 packets of softened cream cheese that weigh 8 ounces each
3/4 cup sugar
15 ounces of solid pack pumpkin
1/4 teaspoons ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/4 teaspoon salt
2 cups sour cream
2 tablespoons sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
12 to 16 chopped pecan halves
Procedure For Cheesecake Recipe
For the crust, mix the graham cracker crumbs with sugar and stir in butter. Press this mixture in a pan and leave it to chill.
Post crust preparation, beat the cheese in a large bowl with the sugar until it turns into a smooth batter. Then, add eggs and beat the mixture at low speed to let it combine. Once done, add pumpkin pieces, spices, and salt.
Put this mixture on the pan with chill crust. Place it on a baking sheet and leave it to bake for 50 minutes at 350 degrees.
While the cheesecake is getting baked, prepare for topping. Combine the ingredients required for topping. Start with mixing sour cream, sugar, and vanilla till it turns smooth. Spread this mixture on the filling and let it bake for 5 minutes. Let it cool on a rack for 10 more minutes.
Loosen the crust on the pan by running a knife carefully on the edges. Let it cool for another hour and refrigerate overnight. Remove the pan and top it with chopped pecans.
For adding a special taste to the pumpkin cheesecake, an alternative topping is making the caramel sauce. The caramel sauce is used for various purposes but stands out in the cheesecake recipe to add a flavor of uniqueness in the end.
1 cup light brown sugar
4 tablespoon unsalted butter
1 teaspoon of sea salt
1/2 cup heavy cream and milk
1 tablespoon vanilla extract
Add these ingredients in a saucepan and allow to heat on a low flame. Keep stirring until the mixture thickens.
Rewarm whenever necessary.
Note: the sauce thickens while it cools so, do not heat it for more than 9 minutes.
The cheesecake recipe is nevertheless delightful to make as well as serve and eat. They complete the dessert on festive and other occasions. This cheesecake recipe adds pleasure to the cooking process and acts as a cherry on top to celebrate a family get-together, Halloween, or a vacation treat.