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Tuesday, July 5, 2011

Flavour of the Week- Blueberry Cheesecake

Good Morning! It was already a sunny 15 degrees on my way to work... which is kind of a shame as I wont get to enjoy it at all... as, well, I'm at work...which means no fun in the sun... and, no fun period... if only I worked with puppies or in an ice cream truck, then we'd be talking!

Well, then, lets get to it... today's Flavour of the Week is:

Blueberry....Cheesecake with Blueberry topping compliments of Martha Stewart


  • Vegetable-oil cooking spray
  • 6 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
  • 2 cups graham cracker crumbs
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • Pinch of salt
  • 16 ounces cream cheese, room temperature
  • 16 ounces sour cream
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons finely grated lemon zest
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • Boiling water, for roasting pan
  • Blueberry Topping


  1. Make the crust: Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Coat a 9-inch springform pan with cooking spray. Wrap exterior of pan (including base) with foil.

  2. Stir together butter, graham cracker crumbs, sugar, cinnamon, and salt. Press mixture firmly into bottom and 3 inches up sides of pan. Refrigerate 15 minutes.

  3. Make the filling: Beat cream cheese with a mixer on medium speed until fluffy. Reduce speed to low, and add sour cream, sugar, eggs, lemon zest, and vanilla. Beat until well combined (do not overmix). Pour into chilled crust.

  4. Set springform pan in a large, shallow roasting pan. Place in oven. Carefully ladle enough boiling water into roasting pan to come halfway up sides of springform pan. Bake until cheesecake is set but still slightly wobbly in center, about 1 hour, 15 minutes. Transfer roasting pan to a wire rack. Let cake cool in roasting pan 30 minutes. Remove cheesecake from roasting pan, and refrigerate, uncovered, at least 8 hours (or overnight).

  5. Run a knife around edge of cake, and unmold. Spoon topping over cake.



  1. This looks very tasty indeed. I have never tried a Martha Stewart recipe...maybe it's time!

  2. ive tried a few of her recipes... and they are always good!!