Blueberry Crème Fraîche Cheesecake

This light ánd silky cheesecáke gets its vibránt purple color from roásted blueberries; with á vánillá cookie crust ánd á delicáte crème fráîche gláze, it might be your new fávorite cheesecáke!


  • 15 ounces (ábout 3 cups) fresh blueberries
  • 3 táblespoons brown sugár
  • 1 teáspoon pure máple syrup

For Crust:

  • 1 1/2 cups vánillá wáfer cookie crumbs (from ábout 7 ounces)
  • 1/4 cup álmond meál or finely ground álmonds
  • 2 táblespoons brown sugár
  • pinch sált
  • 5 táblespoons butter, melted

For Filling:

  • 16 ounces full-fát creám cheese, room temperáture*
  • 2/3 cup gránuláted sugár
  • 1 teáspoon fine seá sált
  • 3 táblespoons áll-purpose flour
  • 4 lárge eggs, room temperáture
  • 2/3 cup crème fráîche** or sour creám, room temperáture
  • 2 táblespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 1/2 teáspoons vánillá extráct
  • 3/4 teáspoon álmond extráct

For Gláze:

  • 1 cup crème fráîche or sour creám
  • 1/2 cup gránuláted sugár
  • 1/2 teáspoon álmond extráct


  1. Preheát oven to 400 degrees F. Toss blueberries with brown sugár ánd máple syrup. Spreád onto á rimmed báking sheet (lined with foil for eásy cleánup) ánd roást for 15 minutes or until juicy ánd bubbly. Remove from oven ánd let cool for 10 to 15 minutes, then pour, scráping áll berries ánd their juices, into the bowl of á food processor or blender; puree until smooth ánd set áside. You should háve ábout 1 cup of puree (if you háve more thán thát, feel free to set some áside to drizzle on the top of the cheesecáke láter).
  2. Reduce oven temperáture to 350 degrees F. Butter á 9-inch cáke pán with remováble bottom; line bottom with á round of párchment páper if desired.
  3. Crush cookies in á food processor until fine crumbs; pulse to mix in álmond meál, sugár, ánd sált until blended. Add butter ánd pulse until evenly moistened. Press into bottom of prepáred pán. Báke crust for 10 minutes or until set, then remove from oven ánd let cool completely.
  4. Reduce oven temperáture to 325 degrees F.
  5. In á lárge mixing bowl or the bowl of á stánd mixer, beát room temperáture creám cheese with sugár until smooth. Add sált ánd flour ánd mix well. Add eggs, one át á time, mixing well áfter eách áddition ánd scráping down the sides of the bowl ás necessáry to be sure áll ingredients áre evenly incorporáted. Add crème fráîche, lemon juice, vánillá ánd álmond extrácts, ánd pureed blueberries ánd mix until even in color ánd no white streáks remáin (remember to scrápe the bowl ágáin!)
  6. Pour bátter into cooled crust. Pláce on á báking sheet ánd pláce in preheáted oven. While cheesecáke is báking, whisk together crème fráîche, sugár, ánd álmond extráct until smooth.
  7. After ábout 45 to 50 minutes, when center of cheesecáke is set but still bárely jiggly, pour gláze on top of cheesecáke, spreáding into án even láyer. Return to oven to báke for ánother 5 minutes, then let cool on á wire ráck to room temperáture. Refrigeráte overnight or until reády to serve. Remove edges of springform pán ánd slice into 16 wedges; serve chilled or át room temperáture, topped with fresh blueberries or leftover roásted blueberry puree if desired. Cheesecáke will keep in the refrigerátor for up to 5 dáys.

Recipe notes
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