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Blackberry Crumb Cheesecake
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Blackberry Crumb Cheesecake

This Blackberry Crumb Cheesecake is delicious. I love cheesecake recipes that have a little something extra like this crunchy crumb crust.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time1 hr 10 mins
Total Time1 hr 30 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: blackberry cheesecake, blackberry crumb cheesecake, blackberry crumb cheesecake recipe
Servings: 10 servings
Calories: 566kcal
Author: Jill


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

Cheesecake filling:

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


  • 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
  • Using a standing mixer, combine the flour, baking powder, salt, brown sugar, sugar, and lemon zest and mix on low speed until combined
  • Mix in the butter cubes until mixture is grainy. You can also use your fingers
  • Add in the eggs, and vanilla and mix until combined. You are going to want the mixture to be crumbly
  • 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
  • Place remaining dough and the springform pan into the fridge


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


Calories: 566kcal | Carbohydrates: 63g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 29g | Saturated Fat: 17g | Cholesterol: 156mg | Sodium: 319mg | Potassium: 270mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 26g | Vitamin A: 1075IU | Vitamin C: 10.2mg | Calcium: 134mg | Iron: 2.8mg