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Red, White Chocolate and Blueberry Cheesecake - Recipe #157
Red, White Chocolate and Blueberry Cheesecake
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Jun 29, 2015      Comments:  5      Replies:  5     

2 cups graham cracker crumbs, I used Keebler
2 Tablespoons of sugar
1 stick of butter, melted


3 8 ounce packages of cream cheese, room temperature
1 cup of sugar
3 eggs, room temperature
2 Tablespoons of cornstarch
2 Tablespoons of vanilla
3/4 cup sour cream
*1 12 ounce package of white chocolate chips

Garnishes for flag decor:

Strawberries, sliced in half
Heavy Whipping Cream, 8 ounces
1/2 cup powdered sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
It’s time to celebrate Red, White and Blue and our Nation’s holiday, Independence Day. My bloggers friends and I showcasing some brand new, yummy treats that would be perfect for all Patriotic gatherings. Happy Fourth of July!
Combine graham cracker crumbs and sugar. Add melted butter and place into a springform pan. Form crust on the bottom and halfway up the sides of the pan. Place in freezer.
Microwave white chocolate morsels in a microwave safe bowl, according to package directions. Cool 10 minutes. *This is optional, you can make a delicious cheesecake without the white chocolate.
Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Combine cream cheese and sugar and beat until fluffy. Add eggs one at a time and mix well. Add cornstarch and combine. Add vanilla, sour cream and cooled white chocolate and blend well. Place in springform pan and bake 1 hour and 15 minutes until center is about set. Cool for 15 minutes and remove ring from springform pan. Cool completely and place in refrigerator.
Prepare whipping cream by placing mixing bowl in refrigerator for a minimum of 20 minutes. At a high speed, combine heavy whipping cream, vanilla and powdered sugar to form stiff peaks. Place thick layer of whip cream on top of cheesecake. This will act as the “glue” to adhere your fruit on the cheesecake. Place blueberries in the upper left corner in a triangle shape. Add sliced strawberries straight across the cheesecake to form stripes. Use remaining whip cream to pipe stars between the strawberries. Refrigerate. God bless America! Enjoy!
Linda Maury      June 29, 2015 at 9:37 pm                       
Uhmmmm can I say yummmy looking
Tampa Cake Girl      June 29, 2015 at 9:41 pm           
Thank you very much Linda!
Moore or Less Cooking Food Blog      June 29, 2015 at 7:07 pm                       
Absolutely gorgeous and decadent, my cheesecake dream! Nettie
Tampa Cake Girl      June 29, 2015 at 7:13 pm           
Thank you Nettie!
Cindy @ Hun... What's for Dinner?      June 29, 2015 at 4:38 pm                       
This is such a pretty cheesecake Cydnee! I LOVE white chocolate, so I’d definitely include it, LOL. Wishing I could have a slice…. or two
Tampa Cake Girl      June 29, 2015 at 4:41 pm           
Thank you Cindy! I would have loved to have shared it with you !
Lorinda-The Rowdy Baker      June 29, 2015 at 2:34 pm                       
What an absolutely beautiful cheesecake! You are a true artist, Cydnee!
Tampa Cake Girl      June 29, 2015 at 2:35 pm           
Thank you Lorinda !
Christine Stephens      June 29, 2015 at 1:09 pm                       
God Bless America! Yes! This is completely amazing! My kind of dessert! Good morning Cydnee Sent from Chris’s iPad
Tampa Cake Girl      June 29, 2015 at 2:08 pm           
Good morning Christine. Thank you very much!