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Instant Pot Cinnamon Swirl Cheesecake Recipe

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This Instant Pot Cinnamon Swirl Cheesecake Recipe has such great flavor. The cheesecake batter mixed with the cinnamon filling creates such an amazing taste. If you love desserts, make certain to check out this list of easy dessert recipes!

If you love cinnamon, cheesecake filling, and graham crackers, this just might be your dream dessert come true! All you need is a little bit of time to create this delicious cheesecake in your Instant Pot.

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Make certain that you get the cream cheese to room temperature so that when you beat cream cheese, it becomes nice and creamy. No one wants a lumpy cheesecake! Be certain to check out our other cheesecake recipes as well.

Instant Pot Cinnamon Swirl Cheesecake Recipe

Adding the melted butter and the other ingredients to the prepared pan is such a simple step. Since your Instant Pot does all the hard work, it’s literally just a wait and enjoy type of recipe.

My boys love when I make cheesecake but this is one of their favorites. The cinnamon that is swirled around on the top of the cheesecake adds an extra burst of flavor and a fun look!

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How do you know when the cheesecake is cooked?

Once you follow the directions and remove it from the Instant Pot, you should notice a tiny bit of jiggle to the middle of the cheesecake, but not much. This is an indicator that it’s cooked and just needs to cool a bit to get set up.

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Best Cheesecake Recipes:

Once you make this Cinnamon Swirl Cheesecake Recipe, get ready to crave more! I’ve gone and gathered up some of my favorite cheesecakes that I think you’re going to love as well. They’re all so unique in flavor!

This Delicious Instant Pot Lemon Blueberry Cheesecake Recipe is one of my favs.

There’s no denying the flavor of this Crazy Good Instant Pot Banana Split Cheesecake.

If you’re on Weight Watchers, this Zero Point Cheesecake is for you.

Give this Blueberry Cheesecake Smoothie a try!

Make this Pumpkin Cheesecake Bundt Recipe during fall.

This Perfectly Sweet Instant Pot Berry Cheesecake Recipe is one of the best.

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Can you freeze cheesecake?

You can! I’m always amazed at how easy it is to freeze. Just put it in a freezer-safe container and store it in your freezer until you’re ready to eat. Then move it to the fridge to unthaw and enjoy.

What is the texture of cheesecake?

Cheesecake is often described as having a light and fluffy texture. The base of the cake, which can range from graham crackers to pastry dough, has a crumbly body that contrasts with the creamy consistency of the cake filling.

This combination creates an appetizing balance; the smoothness of the cream cheese softened by a crunchy substrate and combined with ingredients creates a unique texture and flavor.

Often, cheesecake is topped with festive decorations like fresh fruit or sauces, which emphasize this delightful contrast in textures and create an even more delightful eating experience.

How do you cut cheesecake without cracking it?

Cutting a perfect slice of cheesecake without any cracks or blemishes can be a challenging feat. However, one can achieve this sought-after result by following several key steps.

Firstly, the blade should be carefully heated with hot water before slicing cleanly in one continuous motion. Secondly, keeping the blade very close to the bottom plate is essential so as not to pressure down the delicate cake structure.

By following these simple steps and using patience and precision, cutting a flawless slice of cheesecake is achievable.

How do you store leftover cheesecake?

Storing leftover cheesecake can be done in several ways to ensure it remains fresh. Cut the remaining cheesecake into portions, wrap them in cling film, and then place them in an airtight container before transferring them to a refrigerator.

For added assurance of freshness, the container should be date-marked with the date when storing was completed.

To prevent freezer burn, it is also recommended to double-wrap the individual portions and store them in the bottom of the freezer. This method will enable you to preserve your cheesecake for up to two months while maintaining its taste and texture.

What are some fun toppings to add to cheesecake?

Cheesecake certainly stands alone as a dessert, but adding one or two creative toppings can take on an entirely new level of flavor.

Creative options for topping cheesecake can range from savory to sweet, depending on preference.

For additional sweetness, a drizzle of melted chocolate and a sprinkle of sea salt can be added for a perfect balance of salty and sweet.

For something more tart, consider adding fresh berries or compote to give your cheesecake an extra flavor.

It’s also fun to experiment by adding bacon, candied nuts, or a crumbled-up graham cracker crust for an unexpected twist.

Whichever way it goes, cheesecake topped with creative toppings is sure to be a crowd-pleaser!

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Instant Pot Cinnamon Swirl Cheesecake Recipe

Yield: 12
Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 45 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 15 minutes

This simple cheesecake recipe is full of flavor and taste!


Crust Ingredients

  • 2 of crushed graham crackers
  • 8 T of melted butter
  • 3 t of brown sugar
  • ½ t of cinnamon

Swirl Ingredients

  • ½ cup of melted butter
  • 2/3 cups of light brown sugar
  • 2-1/2 T cinnamon

Filling Ingredients

  • 24 ounces of softened cream cheese
  • 2/3 cups of granulated sugar
  • ½ cup of sour cream
  • 1 t vanilla extract
  • 2 room temp eggs


Mix the graham cracker crumbs, cinnamon, brown sugar, and butter.

Spray the bottom and sides of an 8-inch springform pan.

Put the graham cracker mixture in the bottom and spread. Press down into the pan and also about 1/2 inch on the sides.

Put in the freezer.

Grab a medium bowl and mix the brown sugar, cinnamon, and butter. Set aside.

Grab a different bowl and mix the cream cheese and sugar at light speed. Add in the sour cream and vanilla and mix.

Put in the eggs one at a time and mix.

Pour 1/2 of the filling into the pan with the crust.

Scoop spoonfuls of the cinnamon mixture onto the filling. Swirl lightly with a butter knife.

Pour the rest of the filling on top.

Repeat with the cinnamon swirl.

Put 1 1/2 cups of water into the bottom of your Instant Pot.

Cover the cheesecake pan with foil and make certain to seal the edges.

Put the pan on the trivet and lower it into the pot.

Seal and set to high pressure and cook for 45 minutes.

Nutrition Information:
Yield: 12 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 515Total Fat: 39gSaturated Fat: 23gTrans Fat: 1gUnsaturated Fat: 13gCholesterol: 135mgSodium: 382mgCarbohydrates: 38gFiber: 1gSugar: 28gProtein: 6g

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