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Blackberry Crumb Cheesecake

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This Blackberry Crumb Cheesecake is delicious. I love cheesecake recipes that have a little something extra like this crunchy crumb crust.

Blackberry Crumb Cheesecake

Blackberry Crumb Cheesecake

Ingredients:

  • 3 1/2 C flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 C (1 stick) unsalted sweet cream butter, cut into cubes
  • 1 lemon, zested
  • 1/3 C brown sugar
  • 1/3 C sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract

Cheesecake filling ingredients:

  • 1 8oz container of Mascarpone cheese
  • 1 8oz pkg of cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 C sugar
  • 2 tbsp cornstarch
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 C blackberries

Blackberry Crumb CheesecakeDirections

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees and line the bottom of a 9 inch springform pan with parchment paper. Spray with pam baking spray and set aside
  2. Using a standing mixer, combine the flour, baking powder, salt, brown sugar, sugar, and lemon zest and mix on low speed until combined
  3. Mix in the butter cubes until mixture is grainy. You can also use your fingers
  4. Add in the eggs, and vanilla and mix until combined. You are going to want the mixture to be crumbly
  5. Using about 2/3 of the mixture, press dough into the bottom of the springform pan and about half way up the sides of the pan
  6. Place remaining dough and the springform pan into the fridge

Cheesecake directions:

  1. Using a standing mixer, cream together the mascarpone cheese, cream cheese, vanilla, sugar, and cornstarch until creamy and smooth
  2. Mix in the eggs until combined
  3. Pour about 1/2 of the cream cheese mixture into the chilled crust.
  4. Sprinkle about 3/4 C of blackberries
  5. Spread the remaining cheesecake mixture over the blackberries
  6. Top with remaining blackberries and crumb mixture
  7. Bake in the oven for 70 minutes
  8. Let cool completely before enjoying!

Blackberry Crumb Cheesecake

Blackberry Crumb Cheesecake
 
Ingredients
  • 3½ C flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ C (1 stick) unsalted sweet cream butter, cut into cubes
  • 1 lemon, zested
  • ⅓ C brown sugar
  • ⅓ C sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • Cheesecake filling:
  • 1 8oz container of Mascarpone cheese
  • 1 8oz pkg of cream cheese, softened
  • ½ C sugar
  • 2 tbsp cornstarch
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 1½ C blackberries
Instructions
  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees and line the bottom of a 9 inch springform pan with parchment paper. Spray with pam baking spray and set aside
  2. Using a standing mixer, combine the flour, baking powder, salt, brown sugar, sugar, and lemon zest and mix on low speed until combined
  3. Mix in the butter cubes until mixture is grainy. You can also use your fingers
  4. Add in the eggs, and vanilla and mix until combined. You are going to want the mixture to be crumbly
  5. Using about ⅔ of the mixture, press dough into the bottom of the springform pan and about half way up the sides of the pan
  6. Place remaining dough and the springform pan into the fridge
  7. Cheesecake directions:
  8. Using a standing mixer, cream together the mascarpone cheese, cream cheese, vanilla, sugar, and cornstarch until creamy and smooth
  9. Mix in the eggs until combined
  10. Pour about ½ of the cream cheese mixture into the chilled crust.
  11. Sprinkle about ¾ C of blackberries
  12. Spread the remaining cheesecake mixture over the blackberries
  13. Top with remaining blackberries and crumb mixture
  14. Bake in the oven for 70 minutes
  15. Let cool completely before enjoying!

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