Pumpkin cheese-cake, with low carb version

Fresh pumpkin cheesecake

Crust

1/3 cup sugar (splenda if making low carb version)

1/3 cup butter, melted

1 1/4 cup flour (replace regular flour with soy flour if making low carb version)

1 egg

1 tsp cinnamon

Mix together and press into spring-form pan. Bake at 450 for 5 mins. Remove and cool.

Cheese-cake filling

3 – 8 ounce packages cream cheese, softened

1/2 cup sour cream

2/3 cup sugar (splenda if making low carb version)

2 eggs

2 cups fresh pumpkin, steamed and blended

1 teaspoon cinnamon

1/2 teaspoon nutmeg

Beat cream cheese, sour cream and sugar together well. Add pumpkin and mix until smooth. Then add eggs one at a time, beating after each addition. Mix in remaining ingredients. Pour over crust Bake 350ºF for 1 hour or until firm.

Chill and garnish with whipping cream. Sprinkle a bit of nutmeg or cinnamon on the whipped cream if desired.

NOTE: for true low carb version, omit the crust all together. Spray the bottom of the pan with non-stick spray.

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4 Comments

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4 responses to “Pumpkin cheese-cake, with low carb version

  1. I admit, I’m a crust omitter, but not because I watch my carbs. For me it’s all about the creamy. And having just placed my seed order, and lined up likely a few too many winter squashes, cheesecake sounds like a genius use – it is my fav dessert after all!

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    Those who need extra carbs should not resort to refined, processed foods. Make moderate allowances for good carbs by choosing berries, apples (with skin), yams (with skin), beans, barley, brown rice and whole grains. Some of these foods are loaded with potassium, which counteracts the acidity of carbohydrate and protein foods. Those on a low-carb diet may eventually want to add a few good carbs back into the diet as well.*

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