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Very Berry Cheesecake Recipe

Very Berry Cheesecake Ingredients

  • Very Berry Cheesecake Recipe
    Very Berry Cheesecake Recipe

    40 vanilla wafers, crushed

  • 6 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 2 (8 ounce) packages cream cheese, softened
  • 3/4 cup white sugar
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 cup cottage cheese, creamed
  • 1/4 cup cherry brandy
  • 3 eggs
  • 3 1/2 cups fresh blackberries
  • 1 tablespoon cherry brandy
  • 1 tablespoon white sugar

How to make Very Berry Cheesecake

  • In a medium bowl, stir together vanilla wafer crumbs and butter. Press the mixture into the bottom and 1 3/4 inch up the sides of an 8 inch springform pan. Set aside.
  • In a large bowl, stir together cream cheese, 3/4 cup sugar, flour, and vanilla.
    Beat with an electric mixer on low speed until smooth. Set aside. Place cottage
    cheese in a blender or food processor. Blend until smooth. Stir into cream cheese
    mixture. Stir in the 1/4 cup cherry brandy. Beat in eggs on low speed just till
    combined. You do not want do incorporate too much air into the batter.
  • Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Pour half of the cheese
    mixture into the crust-lined pan. Spread 1 cup of the fruit on top. Top with
    remaining cheese mixture and 1/2 cup of the fruit. Place in a shallow baking pan in
    the preheated oven.
  • Bake for 40 to 45 minutes or till center appears nearly set when shaken. Cool
    on a wire rack for 15 minutes. Loosen sides. Cool completely on wire rack. Cover
    and chill for at least 4 hours, or until ready to serve.
  • For topping, in a medium bowl combine remaining 2 cups fruit, 1 tablespoon
    cherry brandy, and 1 tablespoon sugar. Cover and chill for up to 2 hours. To
    serve, cut cheesecake into wedges. Top each serving with fruit topping.
  • Very Berry Cheesecake is ready to serve.

Prep Time:30 Min
Cook Time:1 Hr
Ready In:1 Hr 30 Min
Servings: 10

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