Emeril Lagasse's Pumpkin Cheesecake Recipe

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Emeril Lagasse's Pumpkin Cheesecake
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  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Combine the graham cracker crumbs, pecans, brown sugar, and 1/2 teaspoon of the cinnamon in a bowl.
  3. Pour in the melted butter and stir well to blend.
  4. Press the mixture evenly into the bottom and 1 inch up the sides of a 9-inch springform pan.
  5. Combine the cream cheese, sugar, cornstarch, vanilla, the remaining 1/2 teaspoon of cinnamon, and the nutmeg in the bowl of an electric mixer.
  6. Beat until fluffy.
  7. Add the eggs and yolks, beating on low speed until just blended.
  8. Fold in the cream and pumpkin purée.
  9. Pour the batter into the crust-lined pan, and place on a baking sheet.
  10. Bake until the center is nearly set, about 1 hour to 1 hour and 10 minutes.
  11. Remove from the oven and cool for 15 minutes.
  12. Carefully run a small, sharp knife between the cake and the sides of the pan.
  13. Release the sides of the pan and cool at room temperature for 30 minutes.
  14. Cover the cheesecake tightly with aluminum foil or plastic wrap, and chill in the refrigerator at least 4 hours, or up to 8 hours, before serving.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 510.21 Kcal (2136 kJ)
Calories from fat 257.6 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 28.62g 44%
Cholesterol 140.34mg 47%
Sodium 287.96mg 12%
Potassium 90.37mg 2%
Total Carbs 58.2g 19%
Sugars 33.19g 133%
Dietary Fiber 2.42g 10%
Protein 7.45g 15%
Vitamin C 0.2mg 0%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 5%
Iron 1.8mg 10%
Calcium 43.5mg 4%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 356.93 Kcal (1494 kJ)
Calories from fat 180.21 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 20.02g 44%
Cholesterol 98.18mg 47%
Sodium 201.45mg 12%
Potassium 63.22mg 2%
Total Carbs 40.71g 19%
Sugars 23.22g 133%
Dietary Fiber 1.69g 10%
Protein 5.21g 15%
Vitamin C 0.1mg 0%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 5%
Iron 1.3mg 10%
Calcium 30.4mg 4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 12.1
  • 14

Good Points

  • saturated fat free

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