Sweet Potato Cheesecake

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Apr. 20, 2011


Graham cracker crumbs 1 2/3 Cup (26.67 tbs)
Butter/Margarine 1/3 Cup (5.33 tbs) , melted
Unflavored gelatin 1/2 Ounce (2 Envelopes, 0.25 Ounce Each)
Cold water 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Eggs 3 , separated
Sugar 3/4 Cup (12 tbs)
Salt 1/2 Teaspoon
Milk 1/3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
Cream cheese package 16 Ounce , softened (2 Packages, 8 Ounce Each)
Cooked, mashed sweet potatoes 1 1/4 Cup (20 tbs)
Whipping cream 1 Cup (16 tbs) , whipped
Vanilla extract 2 Teaspoon
Grated orange rind 1 Teaspoon



1) Take a bowl and mix butter with some Graham’s cracker crumbs

2) Take a 9-inch spring form pan and press the cracker mixture at the bottom and upto 1 ½ inch side of the pan.

3) Chill it properly.


4) Take a double boiler and soften some gelatin in cold water atop it.

5) Add the milk, egg yolks, salt and sugar to it.

6) Boil the water after placing the mixture on top.

7) Decrease the heat slightly and continue cooking, stirring all the while until it thickens.

8) Add the sweet potatoes and cream cheese and beat it to a smooth mixture.

9) Stiffen egg whites by beating them.

10) Fold in the whipped cream, orange rind, egg whites and vanilla into the sweet potato-cream cheese mixture.

11) Place it in the prepared pan.

12) Set it by keeping it refrigerated.


13) Remove the sides from the spring form pan before serving it.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Servings: 6

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 708Calories from Fat 467

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 52 g80%

Saturated Fat 16 g80%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 271 mg11.29%

Total Carbohydrates 48 g16%

Dietary Fiber 1 g4%

Sugars 32 g

Protein 12 g24%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet