Friday, November 30, 2012

Sweet Potato Cheesecake

Saying that this cheesecake was absolutely delicious, would be putting it mildly. If you love cheesecake and you love sweet potato, then this is the perfect marriage. I promise you, your mouth will dance!

1 cups graham cracker crumbs
1 tbsp sugar
6 tbsp butter, melted
3 (8oz) packs of cream cheese
1 cup brown sugar
4 eggs

1/2 cup sour cream
1/2 cup heavy cream
1/2 cup flour

1 tsp vanilla extract
1/2 tsp cinnamon
1 pinch salt
 2 cups cooked and mashed sweet potatoes

*preheat oven to 350ºF
*grease 10" spring form baking pan


  • Stir together graham crackers, sugar and butter in a bowl; press into bottom of baking pan.
  • Bake crust at 350ºF for 5 minutes, remove from oven and set aside.
  • In a mixing bowl combine cream cheese, sugar until smooth
  • Add in eggs 1 at a time and mix until completely incorporated into mixture
  • Add in sour cream and heavy cream. Continue to mix.
  • Add flour, vanilla extract, cinnamon and salt and combine until smooth
  • Stir in sweet potatoes and mix well until your mixture is creamy and smooth.
  • Pour batter into prepared pan and bake at 350ºF for 1 hour and 20 minutes.
  • Cool in pan on a wire rack.
Allow cake to completely cool before garnishing with frosting or whip cream.


  1. Val you are talented. Did you do the decorations on the cheesecake?

    1. Thank you! I did do it myself but it's super easy once you have the piping tools.