Gladys Knight Sweet Potato Cheesecake Recipe

A wonderful addition to your dining table is the Sweet potato cheesecake. The sweet potato is turned into a velvety dessert after an hour of baking and then another hour of chilling.

As soon as you take a bite, the cake melts in your mouth and elevates you to the top level of sweetness and smoothness. Be careful in setting the temperature of the oven and then your perfect Gladys Knight style cheesecake is ready to serve to your kids and your people sitting around the table and already waiting for the special dish you have made for them.

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 1/4 cup graham cracker crumbs
  • 1/4 cup white sugar
  • 1/4 cup melted butter
  • 2 pounds of sweet potatoes
  • 3 (8-ounce) packages of cream cheese
  • 7/8 cup white sugar
  • 1/3 cup sour cream
  • 1/4 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 3 eggs at room temperature
  • 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/4 cup whipping cream
  • 1 cup chopped pecans

Method to make Sweet potato cheesecake

  1. In a medium-sized pan, mix the sugar with melted butter. Whisk well, Also add graham cracker crumbs to this mixture.
  2. Mix well and pour the mixture into a baking pan. Bake it in the preheated oven for 10-15 minutes.
  3. Without turning off the oven, take it out of the oven and let stand.
  4. Then in a baking dish put the potatoes and bake in the already heated oven until tenderized up to the middle. Check using a toothpick or fork.
  5. By using cold water cool the potatoes and puree them after peeling.
  6. In a small clean bowl, mix the cream cheese with white sugar. Instead of mixing blend them together properly.
  7. Add sour cream to this blended mixture, half a cup of cream, and the potato puree which you just made and air-cooled.
  8. One by one break the eggs and beat them in the mixture. Once your filling is ready, pour this prepared filling into the cheesecake crust.
  9. Once done, bake in the oven at the temperature of 350 degrees.
  10. After the baking, there is no working of the oven so you can turn it off and continue your recipe. Let the baked cheesecake stand for an hour at least.
  11. For the topping, melt sugar in butter by heating and adding cream and nuts to it. Drizzle this topping over the cheesecake so that it will make a whole coating over it.

FAQs?

What is the purpose to add butter to the cheesecake?

The butter is used in the cheesecake to bind everything and every ingredient together to combine their taste. The cheesecake with butter is added with sugar to add sweetness to the cheesecake.

Why do you add eggs to a cheesecake?

Eggs are added to the cheesecake to give it a smooth texture and to make the cheesecake fluffy. These are the eggs that cause it to rise and give the thickening power to this cheesecake.

Gladys Knight Sweet Potato Cheesecake Recipe
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Gladys Knight Sweet Potato Cheesecake Recipe

Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 20 mins
Course: dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 6

Ingredients

  • 1 1/4 cup graham cracker crumbs
  • 1/4 cup white sugar
  • 1/4 cup melted butter
  • 2 pounds of sweet potatoes
  • 3 8-ounce packages of cream cheese
  • 7/8 cup white sugar
  • 1/3 cup sour cream
  • 1/4 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 3 eggs at room temperature
  • 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/4 cup whipping cream
  • 1 cup chopped pecans

Instructions

  • In a medium-sized pan, mix the sugar with melted butter. Whisk well, Also add graham cracker crumbs to this mixture.
  • Mix well and pour the mixture into a baking pan. Bake it in the preheated oven for 10-15 minutes.
  • Without turning off the oven, take it out of the oven and let stand.
  • Then in a baking dish put the potatoes and bake in the already heated oven until tenderized up to the middle. Check using a toothpick or fork.
  • By using cold water cool the potatoes and puree them after peeling.
  • In a small clean bowl, mix the cream cheese with white sugar. Instead of mixing blend them together properly.
  • Add sour cream to this blended mixture, half a cup of cream, and the potato puree which you just made and air-cooled.
  • One by one break the eggs and beat them in the mixture. Once your filling is ready, pour this prepared filling into the cheesecake crust.
  • Once done, bake in the oven at the temperature of 350 degrees.
  • After the baking, there is no working of the oven so you can turn it off and continue your recipe. Let the baked cheesecake stand for an hour at least.
  • For the topping, melt sugar in butter by heating and adding cream and nuts to it. Drizzle this topping over the cheesecake so that it will make a whole coating over it.

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