Blackberry, Ginger & Lime Cheesecake

Blackberry, Ginger & Lime Cheesecake

Ingredients

For the Crust:

For the Cheesecake Filling:

  • 24 oz cream cheese (softened)
  • 1 cup granulated white sugar
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 Tbsp. Blackberry Ginger Balsamic
  • 3 large eggs (room temperature)
  • 1 lime peel for garnish

Instructions

For the Crust:

  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Crush up your graham cracker pieces in a blender or food processor till a nice fine crumb is formed.
  • Mix the crumbs, melted butter, oil and sugar together.
  • Press into the bottom and slightly up the sides of a 9 inch springform sprayed with pam.
  • Wrap foil around the bottom of the pan and around the sides over the top.
  • Bake for about 8 - 10 minutes. Allow to cool as you prepare filling.

For the Cheesecake Filling:

  • Mix your cream cheese in a stand mixer till smooth.
  • Add in the sugar and beat for 2-3 minutes.
  • Add in the sour cream, balsamic and stir to combine.
  • Add in the eggs, one at a time, mixing after each addition till just blended.

Putting it all together:

  • Pour the filling into the cooled crust.
  • Place the pan into a large roasting pan, or deep cookie sheet filled with 1/2 to 1 inch of hot water.
  • Bake for 55-65 minutes until the center is almost set, except for a couple inches in the middle.
  • Turn the oven off and open the oven door slightly and leave the cheesecake in there for 1 hour.
  • Remove cheesecake from the oven and allow to cool to room temperature.
  • Cover and place in the fridge overnight.
  • Carefully remove the cheesecake from the pan.
  • Cut into slices and serve.
  • Top with lime peel garnish and whipped cream if desired.

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