🎃🍰 Indulge in the Irresistible Double Layer Pumpkin Cheesecake! 🍰🎃
🌟 Indulge in the ultimate fall dessert, featuring a perfect fusion of creamy cheesecake and spiced pumpkin goodness. The marbled layers create a visual delight that matches its delectable taste! 😋🔥
For the Crust:
- 1 1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs
- 1/4 cup white sugar
- 1/4 cup unsalted butter, melted
For the Cheesecake:
- 3 (8-ounce) packages cream cheese, softened
- 1 cup white sugar
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 3 eggs
For the Pumpkin Layer:
- 1 cup canned pumpkin puree
- 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
- 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
- Preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C). Grease a 9-inch springform pan.
- In a medium mixing bowl, combine the graham cracker crumbs, sugar, and melted butter. Press the mixture firmly into the bottom of the prepared pan.
- In a large mixing bowl, beat the softened cream cheese until smooth and creamy.
- Gradually add the sugar and vanilla extract, continuing to beat until well combined.
- Beat in the eggs, one at a time, until fully incorporated.
- Pour two-thirds of the cream cheese mixture over the crust in the springform pan.
- In a separate bowl, mix together the pumpkin puree, cinnamon, nutmeg, and cloves.
- Gently spoon the pumpkin mixture over the cream cheese layer in the pan.
- Top with the remaining cream cheese mixture, spreading it evenly.
- Use a knife to gently swirl the layers for a marbled effect.
- Bake in the preheated oven for 55 to 60 minutes, or until the center is almost set.
- Allow the cheesecake to cool in the pan on a wire rack for 1 hour.
- Cover and refrigerate for at least 4 hours or overnight before serving.
Indulge in the perfect blend of creamy cheesecake and spiced pumpkin goodness with this Double Layer Pumpkin Cheesecake. With its marbled appearance and rich flavors, it’s a delectable treat that will satisfy your dessert cravings. Whether it’s a fall celebration or a delightful holiday dessert, this cheesecake is sure to be a showstopper at any gathering. Share the joy and savor every forkful of this delightful creation!
Prep Time: 20 minutes | Cook Time: 1 hour | Cooling and Chilling Time: 5 hours
Yield: 1 (9-inch) cheesecake