Blueberry Orange Cheesecake Recipe
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Blueberry Orange Cheesecake Recipe

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I'm always quick to give my mom credit for this lovely dessert recipe when people compliment me on it. The fruit topping makes each slice so attractive, and you can detect a hint of citrus in the creamy light-texture filling. —Christine Wilson Sellersville, Pennsylvania
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 70 min. + chilling
MAKES:12 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 70 min. + chilling
MAKES: 12 servings


  • 1-1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 6 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 4 cups (32 ounces) cream-style cottage cheese, undrained
  • 1-1/2 cups sugar
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 3 tablespoons orange juice concentrate
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 5 eggs
  • 1 cup (8 ounces) sour cream
  • 2 tablespoons confectioners' sugar
  • 1 cup fresh blueberries
  • Fresh mint, optional


  1. In a small bowl, combine the cracker crumbs, flour and brown sugar; stir in butter. Press onto the bottom and 2-1/2 in. up the sides of a greased 9-in. springform pan; set aside.
  2. In a blender, cover and process cottage cheese until smooth.
  3. Transfer to a large bowl; beat in sugar. Beat in the flour, cream, orange juice concentrate, vanilla and salt. Add eggs; beat on low speed just until combined. Pour over crust.
  4. Bake at 350° for 70-75 minutes or until center is almost set. Cool on a wire rack for 10 minutes. Carefully run a knife around edge of pan to loosen. Cool for 1 hour. Refrigerate overnight. Remove sides of pan.
  5. In a small bowl, combine sour cream and confectioners' sugar; spread over cheesecake. Garnish with blueberries and mint if desired. Yield: 12 servings.
Originally published as Blueberry Orange Cheesecake in Taste of Home June/July 2001, p31

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whoople User ID: 5689274 260520
Reviewed Jan. 30, 2017

"Always a winner. Lighter than the usual cheesecake

Cottage cheese makes it lighter. I use extra orange zest & oJ concentrate to make it more flavorful. Some folks don't like sour cream topping. Taste it before topping...A bit sweet."

meandmycat User ID: 6052284 79538
Reviewed Jun. 20, 2011

"Excellent recipe!"

kensbrat User ID: 4035885 32094
Reviewed Apr. 24, 2011

"This is the perfect cheesecake! The light citrus-y taste coupled with the blueberries made this cheesecake the BEST! I made this cheesecake for my hubby's birthday 5 years ago because he hates traditional cakes. He's asked for it every year since."

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