Fruit Jewel Cheesecake

READY IN: 1hr 25mins
Recipe by Sharon123

This creamy cheesecake, crowned with glazed fruit makes a spectacular dessert! From Pillbury's Complete Book of Baking.

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Absolutely delicious! There was quite a bit of work involved in putting it all together, but the result definitely was worth it. I made one small change, I used small green grapes instead of the pineapple. This was definitely enjoyed by all.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat oven to 350*F.
  2. In medium bowl, combine crust ingredients; press in bottom of ungreased 10-inch springform pan.
  3. In large bowl, beat cream cheese and 1 cup sugar at medium speed until smooth and creamy.
  4. At low speed, add eggs 1 at a time, beating just until blended.
  5. Add sour cream and 2 tsp.
  6. lemon peel; blend well.
  7. Pour into crust-lined pan.
  8. Bake at 350*F.
  9. for 50 to 60 minutes or until center is set.
  10. Cool.
  11. Refrigerate for several hours or even overnight.
  12. In small saucepan, combine 1 tbls.
  13. sugar and cornstarch.
  14. Gradually add orange juice and water.
  15. Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring constantly.
  16. Stir in lemon juice and 1/4 tsp.
  17. grated lemon peel.
  18. Cool.
  19. Just before serving, carefully remove sides of pan.
  20. Arrange fruit over cheesecake.
  21. Spoon or brush glaze over fruit.
  22. Store in refrigerator.
  23. Enjoy!
  24. Yield: 16 servings.

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