Saying that I don’t eat a lot of sweets is perhaps not the best way to start a post about dessert. Cake in general is not really my thing. I prefer fruit, though I do like cheesecake because it’s more savory than most desserts. In fact this cheesecake was so savory that my husband promptly denounced it, claiming that was in fact not dessert at all. So I doubled the amount of sugar. Feel free to add less if you’re like me… and if you’ve really got a sweet tooth you can really pile the powdered sugar on top.
A can of pumpkin’s been staring at me from the counter top for two weeks now.The internet recipe sites are all screaming at me that it’s pumpkin season, and I am indeed ready for fall. So today I finally got to work and invented something to celebrate the beginning of my favorite time of the year.
In a medium bowl, using a hand held mixer at the lowest speed, blend cream cheese, goat cheese, pumpkin, egg, egg white, brown sugar, cinnamon, pumpkin pie spice together for one minute. Scrape down the sides of the bowl and blend for another minute using medium speed. Spoon 1/2 the mixture into each of ramekins.
Place ramekins in an empty baking dish and place in oven. Pour boiling water from a kettle into the baking dish so that half way up the sides of the ramekins
Bake cheesecakes for 35 minutes or until firm. Remove from oven let cool for 30 minutes before carefully removing the ramekins from the water. Refrigerate cheesecakes for 1 hour or until ready to serve. Dust top of cheesecakes with powdered sugar and cinnamon.
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