Pumpkin cheesecake with white chocolate cream cheese frosting
 
By kml9876 | Published on Thursday October 28, 2010 | Categories: Holidays | Halloween | Thanksgiving | Sweet Treats | Cakes | Cheesecake






This recipe originates from this site http://www.tasteofhome.com/Recipes/Two-Tone-Cheesecake
I have then added flavorings to turn it into a pumpkin cheesecake. I then found the recipe for the white chocolate cream cheese frosting here. I did alter the amount of butter that I added to it.

Ingredients

Crust

  • 1  cup graham cracker crumbs
  • 1/2 cup of ginger snap cookies crushed
  • 6 tbsp of granulated sugar
  • 6 tbsp of butter melted
Filling
  • 4 packages (8 oz each) cream cheese, softened
  • 1 3/4 cups of granulated sugar
  • 3/4 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 4 eggs lightly beaten
  • 1 teaspoon of cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon of nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon of ground cloves
  • 1 can (15oz) of pure pumpkin
Frosting
  • 9 oz of white chocolate chopped
  • 12 oz of cream cheese at room temperature
  • 1 stick of unsalted butter at room temperature
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla

Directions
  1. In a bowl, combine cracker crumbs, cookie crumbs, sugar, and butter. Press into the bottom of a greased 10 inch spring form pan. Place on a baking sheet. Bake at 325 degrees for ten minutes. Cool on a wire rack.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, beat the cream cheese and sugar until smooth. Gradually beat in cream. Add eggs; beat on low speed until combined.
  3. Next add in the cinnamon, nutmeg, and ground cloves. Beat until mixed in.
  4. Then add in the can of pumpkin. Beat until well blended.
  5. Pour over the crust.
  6. Return the cheesecake to the baking sheet.Bake the cheesecake on a baking sheet at 325 degrees for 65-75 minutes or until center is almost set.
  7. Cool on wire rack for 10 minutes. Carefully run a knife round edge of pan to loosen. Cool one hour longer
  8. For the for the frosting melt the chopped white chocolate over a double boiler. After it is melted put it aside to cool
  9. Beat the cream cheese really well. 
  10. Next beat in the melted white chocolate.
  11. Then add in the butter and vanilla.
  12. Mix well.
  13. Spread over the top of the cheesecake.




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Article: Pumpkin cheesecake with white chocolate cream cheese frosting
Categories: Holidays | Halloween | Thanksgiving | Sweet Treats | Cakes | Cheesecake
Description: A delicious cheesecake with a to die for frosting!
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Author: kml9876
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