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Pumpkin Cheesecake

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pumpkin cheesecake

A traditional favorite around Halloween is the delicious Pumpkin Cheesecake. Interest in this cheesecake usually picks up around Halloween and peaks at Thanksgiving. But it is enjoyed year round by many of your friends and family. Below is a Pumpkin Cheesecake recipe that is quick and easy to make.

Yield: 12 servings
2 Sticks(One cup) Butter
3 Eggs
2 1/2 cups Flour
1 cup Granulated Sugar
1/2 cup Pumpkin
1/2 cup Sour Cream
1 teaspoon Vanilla
2 teaspoons Baking Powder
1 teaspoon Cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon Baking Soda
1/3 teaspoon(or less) Salt

Filling Ingredients:
8 ounces Cream Cheese
1/3 cup Granulated Sugar
1 Egg
1/4 cup Canned Pumpkin
1 tablespoon Corn Starch
1/2 teaspoon Vanilla

Filling Preparation: In a mixing bowl, beat ingredients until very smooth
Set aside and prepare cake batter
Pour into glass dish on top of batter as described in cake instructions below

For Cake: Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees
In a large bowl, cream butter, sugar, and vanilla until light and fluffy
Add eggs and beat well
Add flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon and salt
Mix in pumpkin and sour cream. Blend thoroughly until smooth
Pour 1/2 of batter into a buttered 13x9 inch glass baking dish
Add the filling mix, spreading the batter evenly in the dish
Add remaining batter and lightly swirl into filling
Bake for 50 to 55 minutes
Allow to cool
Cut into twelve servings