Pomegranate Cheesecake

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12Ingredients
350Calories
3Hours

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 2/3 cups granulated sugar (+ 2 tbsp)
  • 6 eggs
  • 1 cup all purpose flour (+ 2 tbsp)
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 3 tablespoons milk
  • 1/4 cup cornstarch (+ 2 tbsp)
  • 2 1/2 cups pomegranate juice (+ 2 tbsp)
  • 1 1/2 pounds mascarpone cheese (or whipped cream cheese)
  • 1 pomegranate (seeded)
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons powdered gelatin

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 325°F. Grease a 10 inch springform pan. Cream butter, vanilla extract and 2/3 cup sugar. Add 3 eggs, 1 at a time. Mix flour and baking powder together and add to batter, alternating with milk. Transfer to prepared pan and smooth.
  2. Mix 2 tbsp cornstarch with 2 tbsp pomegranate juice. Bring 1 1/2 cups pomegranate juice to a boil and add cornstarch mixture. Simmer for about 1 min, stirring, then set aside to cool. Mix mascarpone cheese (or whipped cream cheese, if using), 1 cup sugar, 3 eggs and 1/4 cup cornstarch then spread evenly over the base. Spread pomegranate jelly over the top. Bake for 1 1/2 hours; after about 45 mins, cover with foil. Remove from oven and set aside to cool.
  3. In a saucepan, mix gelatin with 2 tbsp of sugar. Add remaining pomegranate juice and bloom for 5 mins. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly. Remove from heat, add the pomegranate seeds and let cool slightly. Spread over cake. Leave cool before serving.
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NutritionView more

350Calories
Sodium12%DV290mg
Fat28%DV18g
Protein18%DV9g
Carbs13%DV39g
Fiber4%DV<1g

PER SERVING *

Calories350Calories from Fat160
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat18g28%
Saturated Fat10g50%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol125mg42%
Sodium290mg12%
Potassium230mg7%
Protein9g18%
Calories from Fat160
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate39g13%
Dietary Fiber<1g4%
Sugars30g60%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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