Organic Peaches & Cream Cheesecake

Organic Peaches & Cream Cheesecake

Cheesecake connoisseurs will find their bliss in a slice of this heavenly peaches & cream cheesecake made with organic ingredients.

INGREDIENTS

Crust

  • 1 1/4 cups graham cracker crumbs
  • 2 tablespoons Florida Crystals® Organic Raw Cane Sugar
  • 1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter, melted

Filling

  • 1 cup (1 to 2 medium) fresh, organic peaches, peeled and sliced
  • 3/4 cup Florida Crystals® Organic Raw Cane Sugar , divided
  • 2 (8 ounces) packages cream cheese, softened
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

Glazed Topping

  • 1/2 cup Florida Crystals® Organic Raw Cane Sugar
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 cups (3-4 medium) organic peaches, sliced

INSTRUCTIONS

Crust

Preheat oven to 350°F. In medium bowl, combine ingredients for crust, mix well. Press evenly into bottom of greased 8-inch springform pan. Bake 10 minutes. Remove from oven and cool. Leave oven on. 

Filling

Purée peaches and 1/4 cup sugar in food processor until smooth; set aside.

Beat cream cheese on medium speed, gradually adding remaining sugar until smooth. Add eggs one at a time. Beat until smooth. Add vanilla and puréed peaches. Gently stir to blend.

Pour mixture into crumb crust. Place pan of hot water on the bottom rack of oven. Place cheesecake in oven on middle rack; center above water. Bake at 350°F for 1 hour and 15 to 20 minutes or until set. Remove from oven, cool completely. Cover and chill.

Glazed Topping

Combine sugar with water in a saucepan. Stir over low heat until sugar dissolves; stirring continuously. Allow sugar mixture to cool.

Carefully fold in peach slices. Spoon peach slices over cheesecake. Top with remaining mixture.

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QUICK TIP

Use as many organic ingredients as are available.