Quick Pumpkin Cheesecake

Quick Pumpkin Cheesecake


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About this recipe: A baked cheesecake that tastes a little like the American pumpkin pie. Two ready made pastry cases are filled with a mixture of cream cheese, sugar, pumpkin puree, eggs and spices and then baked.

J M Thomas

Makes: 2 20cm round cheesecakes

  • 450g cream cheese
  • 150g caster sugar
  • 425g pumpkin puree
  • 1 1/4 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 prepared 20cm pastry cases
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

Prep:15min  ›  Cook:50min  ›  Extra time:1hr5min  ›  Ready in:2hr10min 

  1. Preheat oven to 180 C / Gas 4.
  2. Beat together the cream cheese and the sugar, add the pumpkin and the spices. Beat in eggs one at a time. Add salt. Beat until creamy. Pour the batter evenly into the pastry cases.
  3. Bake at for 50 minutes or until the knife inserted in the centre comes out clean. Let cool then top with whipped cream, if desired

Pumpkin puree

Can be purchased online.

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