Dessert

Caramel Cinnamon Crumble Cheesecake

Are you ready to take your taste buds on a journey to sweet paradise? Today, we’re diving into a dessert masterpiece that will have you craving seconds before you even finish your first bite. Get ready to tantalize your senses with our decadent Caramel Cinnamon Crumble Cheesecake. This indulgent treat combines creamy cheesecake, luscious caramel, and a delightful cinnamon crumble for a dessert experience like no other. So, grab your apron and let’s get ready to bake up some bliss!

Picture this: a velvety smooth cheesecake, swirled with ribbons of caramel, and topped with a buttery cinnamon crumble. Need we say more? This Caramel Cinnamon Crumble Cheesecake is the ultimate showstopper dessert for any occasion. Whether you’re celebrating a special milestone or simply craving something sweet, this cheesecake is sure to impress. Plus, the combination of flavors and textures will leave your taste buds singing with joy. So why wait? It’s time to treat yourself to a slice of pure dessert heaven!

Ingredients:

  • 3 bars of cream cheese
  • 8 oz sour cream
  • 3 large eggs
  • Vanilla extract
  • Sugar
  • Powdered sugar
  • Heavy whipping cream (32 oz)
  • Butter
  • Flour
  • Brown sugar
  • Cookies for the crust (Oreo, graham cracker, etc.)

Step-by-Step Guide:

  1. Preparing the Crust:
    • Preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C).
    • Line the bottom of an 8-inch springform pan with parchment paper.
    • Crush cookies for the crust and mix with melted butter.
    • Press the mixture into the bottom of the springform pan and bake for 4 minutes.
  1. Making the Cheesecake Batter:
    • Beat cream cheese until smooth, then gradually add sugar.
    • Add vanilla extract and sour cream, mixing until smooth.
    • Add eggs one at a time, mixing well after each addition.
    • Set aside a portion of the batter and mix caramel sauce into the rest.
  1. Making the Caramel Sauce:
    • Melt sugar in a saucepan, then slowly add heavy whipping cream.
    • Remove from heat and let cool slightly.
  1. Assembling the Cheesecake:
    • Pour plain cheesecake batter onto the pre-baked crust.
    • Gently pour caramel cheesecake batter on top and swirl together.
    • Place the springform pan in a larger pan with hot water and bake.
  1. Making the Cinnamon Crumble:
    • Melt butter in a saucepan, then add flour, brown sugar, cinnamon, and salt.
    • Stir until crumbly, then set aside to cool.
  1. Finishing Touches:
    • Once cooled, remove cheesecake from springform pan and drizzle with caramel sauce.
    • Sprinkle cinnamon crumble over the top and serve with whipped cream if desired.

Expert Tips and Tricks:

  • Ensure all ingredients are at room temperature for smooth cheesecake batter.
  • Use a toothpick or knife to create a marbled effect when swirling the batters together.
  • Chill the cheesecake thoroughly before serving for the best flavor and texture.

Variations:

  1. Swap out the caramel sauce for chocolate ganache for a decadent twist.
  2. Add a layer of sliced bananas between the crust and cheesecake batter for a banana caramel cheesecake.
  3. Mix in chopped nuts like pecans or walnuts to the cinnamon crumble for added crunch.
  4. Replace the cookies in the crust with crushed pretzels for a sweet and salty flavor profile.
  5. Infuse the caramel sauce with a hint of rum or bourbon for an extra kick.
  6. Experiment with different cookie flavors for the crust, such as chocolate chip or ginger snaps.
  7. Top the cheesecake with fresh fruit like sliced strawberries or raspberries for a refreshing finish.
  8. Add a pinch of nutmeg or ginger to the cinnamon crumble for a warm and spicy flavor.
  9. Drizzle the finished cheesecake with melted white chocolate for an elegant touch.
  10. Garnish each slice with a sprinkle of flaky sea salt to balance out the sweetness.

What to Serve it With:

  1. Vanilla bean ice cream for a classic pairing.
  2. Freshly brewed coffee or espresso for a delightful contrast.
  3. Whipped cream infused with a hint of cinnamon for an extra layer of flavor.
  4. A glass of dessert wine like Moscato or Port for an indulgent treat.
  5. Sliced apples or pears poached in cinnamon syrup for a seasonal twist.
  6. A dollop of tangy Greek yogurt for a lighter option.
  7. Warm caramel sauce for extra decadence.
  8. A drizzle of honey for a touch of natural sweetness.
  9. Spiced chai tea for a cozy accompaniment.
  10. A sprinkle of toasted coconut for a tropical flair.

Caramel Cinnamon Crumble Cheesecake

Difficulty:BeginnerPrep time: 30 minutesCook time: 40 minutesRest time: 40 minutesTotal time: minutesServings:4 servingsCalories:300 kcal Best Season:Summer

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C). Line the bottom of an 8-inch springform pan with parchment paper. Crush cookies for the crust and mix with melted butter. Press the mixture into the bottom of the springform pan and bake for 4 minutes.
  2. Beat cream cheese until smooth, then gradually add sugar. Add vanilla extract and sour cream, mixing until smooth. Add eggs one at a time, mixing well after each addition. Set aside a portion of the batter and mix caramel sauce into the rest.
  3. Melt sugar in a saucepan, then slowly add heavy whipping cream. Remove from heat and let cool slightly.
  4. Pour plain cheesecake batter onto the pre-baked crust. Gently pour caramel cheesecake batter on top and swirl together. Place the springform pan in a larger pan with hot water and bake.
  5. Melt butter in a saucepan, then add flour, brown sugar, cinnamon, and salt. Stir until crumbly, then set aside to cool.
  6. Once cooled, remove cheesecake from springform pan and drizzle with caramel sauce. Sprinkle cinnamon crumble over the top and serve with whipped cream if desired.
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