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Holiday Series: Sweet Potato Swirled Cheesecake

Delicious must try cake!
Ingredients
For the crust
  Graham cracker crumbs 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Melted butter 4 Tablespoon
  Granulated sugar 4 Tablespoon
For the filling
  Canned sweet potatoes 1 Cup (16 tbs), drained & pureed
  Cinnamon powder 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Nutmeg powder 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Granulated sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Cream cheese 16 Ounce (room temperature)
  Granulated sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Vanilla extract 1 Teaspoon
  Eggs 3 Large
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Preheat Oven 350 degrees.
2. In a food processor pour the graham cracker add grind it, transfer it in a bowl.
3. Add butter and sugar and mix with a spatula until all the crumbs are moist.
4. Pour the mixture into the spring form pan and press it down using you hand.

MAKING
5. Bake in a preheated oven for 10 minutes and once done allow it to cool.
6. In the meantime start on the filling, in a food processor puree the sweet potatoes, once done remove 1 cup of puree and reserve the remaining until needed.
7. In the 1 cup puree add the cinnamon powder, nutmeg powder and ¼ cup of sugar, mix well.
8. In a medium size bowl combine the cream cheese and ½ cup of sugar and blend it with a hand mixer, once it’s creamy add the vanilla give it a spin, scrap the sides with a clean spatula.
9. Add the eggs one at a time while continuously beating
10. Once the crust is cooled pour the filling in the pan and spread it evenly.
11. Add the sweet potato puree and using a butter knife makes swirls.
12. Don’t scrape the sides and the bottom.
13. Bake it in a preheated oven for 45 minutes.
14. Once done let it cool and then refrigerate overnight.

SERVING
15. Serve a big slice of the sweet potato cheesecake after a hearty meal.

TIPS
Using a small knife, cut around the cake and release the pan sides.

NOTE
You can make this cheesecake 2 days ahead. Keep refrigerated and serve cold.

Things You Will Need
oven
9-inch springform pan

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Taste: 
Sweet
Method: 
Chilling
Dish: 
Cake
Interest: 
Holiday, Party
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Sweet Potato
Occasion: 
Christmas
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
60 Minutes
Ready In: 
75 Minutes
Servings: 
8

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