Reach Raspberry Cheesecake


*For the Crust:*
– 1 1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs
– 1/3 cup unsalted butter, melted
– 1/4 cup granulated sugar

*For the Cheesecake:*
– 2 cups cream cheese, at room temperature
– 3/4 cup granulated sugar
– 2 large eggs
– 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
– 1/2 cup sour cream

*For the Peach Raspberry Swirl:*
– 1/2 cup peach jam
– 1/2 cup raspberry jam
– Fresh peach slices and raspberries for garnish

*For the Topping:*
– 1 cup whipped cream
– Powdered sugar for dusting


1. *Preheat the oven* to 325°F (163°C). Grease a springform pan.

2. *Prepare the Crust:* Mix graham cracker crumbs, melted butter, and sugar. Press into the bottom of the prepared pan. Bake for 10 minutes.

3. *Prepare the Cheesecake Filling:* Beat cream cheese and sugar until smooth. Add eggs one at a time, then vanilla and sour cream.

4. *Layering:* Pour half of the cream cheese mixture over the crust. Arrange sliced peaches over the cream cheese layer, then pour the remaining mixture over the peaches.

5. *Create the Swirl:* Warm peach and raspberry jams separately, then dollop onto the cheesecake. Use a toothpick to create swirls.

6. *Bake:* Bake for 40 minutes. Turn off the oven, leave the door closed, and let it sit for another hour.

7. *Chill:* Chill in the refrigerator for at least 4 hours.

8. *Garnish:* Before serving, garnish with whipped cream, fresh peach slices, raspberries, and a dusting of powdered sugar.

**Nutritional Information (per slice):**
– Calories: 410 kcal
– Prep Time: 30 minutes
– Cooking Time: 50 minutes
– Total Time: 5 hours 20 minutes
– Servings: 12 slices


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