cheesecake is a sweet dessert composed of a mixture of cream cheese, mascarpone, eggs, sugar and flavors of vanilla or lemon, on a crust of crumbled cookies.

The following recipe is an Halloween pumpkin cheesecake.

Difficulty level : easy
Prep time : 25 min
Rest time : 30 min
Cook time : 45 min
Total time :  1 h 40 min
Yield : 6 servings
Base :
2 cups Digestive crumbed cookies
1/2 cup butter
Cream :
1 cup California Cheese
3 eggs, at room temperature
3/4 cup sugar
1lbs pumpkin
3 tablespoons milk
1/2 cup flour
1 cup mascarpone, at room temperature

Base :

  • Chop the cookies in a blender until you get a sandy consistency and put in a bowl.
  • Melt the butter in a saucepan over low heat.
  • Once it becomes liquid, add the butter to the cookies and mix until completely incorporated.
  • Place a cake pan of 10 inch pan lined with parchment paper and pour the mixture of butter and biscuits.
  • Refrigerate for about 30 min.

Cream :

  • Cook the cleaned pumpkin and cut into pieces in a saucepan with half a glass of water for about 20 minutes so that it softens.
  • Drain and place in a large bowl.
  • Add the milk and mix until you obtain a puree.
  • In another bowl, mix the sugar with the eggs.
  • Add the mascarpone and cheese spread. Mix.
  • Then add the pumpkin and the flour sifted beforehand.
  • Mix until obtaining a homogeneous preparation without lumps.
  • Pour the cream on the base of the biscuit.
  • Preheat to 320°F.
  • Bake for about 45 min.
  • Leave to cool completely and refrigerate for a few hours.
  • Decorate with dark chocolate and icing sugar.
  • Serve and enjoy!

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