Almond Pumpkin Cheesecake

Almond Pumpkin Cheesecake

Health Rating
Prep Cook Ready in Servings
25 min 1 h 15 min 1 h 40 min 12

Ingredients


1/2 cup Butter, salted (for crust)
24 small cookie(s) Ginger snap cookie (crushed, for crust)
3/4 cup Slivered almonds (toasted, for crust)
500 gm Cream cheese (filling)
1/4 cup packed Brown sugar (filling)
3/4 cup Granulated sugar (filling)
4 large egg Egg (filling)
1/4 cup All-purpose white flour (filling)
1 cup Sour cream, 14% M.F. (filling)
1 cup Pumpkin, canned (filling)
1/4 tsp Cinnamon (filling)
1/2 tsp Ginger, ground (filling)
1/4 tsp Nutmeg, ground (filling)
1/2 cup Caramel topping (for topping)
2 tbsp Chocolate syrup (for topping)
3/4 cup Slivered almonds (toasted, for topping)
1/2 cup Water (for Maple shards)
1 cup Maple syrup (for Maple shards)

Instructions


Preheat oven to 325 F (160 C)

Almond Crust:
Lightly grease bottom and side of 9 inch springform pan. Melt butter in medium saucepan, remove from heat. Add gingersnap crumbs and slivered almonds. Mix well. Press evenly in bottom of prepared pan with flat-bottomed glass. Chill for 1 hour.

Pumpkin Filling:
Beat cream cheese, granulated sugar and brown sugar in large bowl until smooth. Add eggs, 1 at a time, beating until combined.
Add flour, pumpkin, sour cream, cinnamon,nutmeg and ginger. Mix well. Pour filling onto prepared crust. Spread evenly. Bake for about 1 1/4 hours until almost set. Filling may still wobble in middle, but will set upon cooling.


Immediately run a knife around inside edge of pan to allow cheesecake to settle evenly. Cool completely.

Cover. Chill for at least 6 hours or overnight.

Spread caramel topping evenly over top of cheesecake. Drizzle chocolate topping in long loops, about 1 inch apart, over caramel topping.

Gently drag wooden pick or skewer through lines to create marble effect.
Sprinkle almonds around edge.

Maple Shards:
Combine maple syrup and water to make a sugar mixture. Use mixture to make shards. Set shards randomly into centre of cheesecake.
Serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 599
Calories from fat 307
Calories from saturated fat 143
Total Fat 34 g
Saturated Fat 15.9 g
Trans Fat 0.5 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 3.0 g
Monounsaturated Fat 11.9 g
Cholesterol 137 mg
Sodium 348 mg
Potassium 371 mg
Total Carbohydrate 63 g
Dietary Fiber 2.5 g
Sugars 39 g
Protein 10.2 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion


Grain 0.1
Meat Alternative 0.5
Milk Alternative 0.4
Vegetables 0.3

Energy sources


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