Luscious Raspberry Swirl Cheesecake
Indulge in the divine symphony of flavors with our Luscious Raspberry Swirl Cheesecake. This masterpiece combines the velvety richness of cheesecake with the vibrant tanginess of raspberries, creating a dessert that’s as visually stunning as it is delectable.
Imagine sinking your fork into a creamy, melt-in-your-mouth cheesecake infused with delicate notes of vanilla and a hint of lemon zest. The crust, a perfect balance of buttery graham cracker goodness, provides a delightful contrast to the smoothness of the cheesecake filling.
- 2 cups graham cracker crumbs
- 1/2 cup unsalted butter, melted
- 3 (8 oz) packages cream cheese, softened
- 1 cup granulated sugar
- 3 eggs
- 1 tsp vanilla extract
- 1 tbsp lemon zest
- 1/2 cup fresh raspberries
- Preheat the oven to 325°F (165°C). Mix graham cracker crumbs and melted butter, then press onto the bottom of a 9-inch springform pan. Bake for 10 minutes, then let it cool.
- In a large bowl, beat cream cheese and sugar until smooth. Add eggs one at a time, mixing well after each addition. Stir in vanilla extract and lemon zest.
- Pour the cream cheese mixture over the crust. Drop raspberry dollops onto the mixture. Use a toothpick to gently swirl the raspberries.
- Bake for 45-50 minutes or until the center is almost set. Turn off the oven and let the cheesecake cool inside for 1 hour. Remove from the oven and refrigerate for at least 4 hours before serving.
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Yield: One 9-inch cheesecake (about 12 servings)
This Luscious Raspberry Swirl Cheesecake harmonizes the creaminess of cheesecake with the zing of raspberries, nestled in a buttery graham cracker crust. A dessert that’s a true symphony of flavors.
Nutrition information: Calories: 320 | Total Fat: 22g | Cholesterol: 105mg | Sodium: 230mg | Total Carbohydrates: 26g | Dietary Fiber: 1g | Sugars: 18g | Protein: 5g
Indulge in each forkful of this captivating creation, where every bite encapsulates the essence of a summer day. The interplay of smooth cheesecake and the burst of tartness from raspberries will transport you to a world of pure delight. Whether it’s a family gathering or a special celebration, our Luscious Raspberry Swirl Cheesecake will leave a lasting impression that’s as sweet as its flavors. Share this dessert masterpiece with your loved ones and create cherished moments together.