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Super Simple Dreamsicle Cheesecake Recipe

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Don’t miss out on using your Instant Pot for this Dreamsicle Cheesecake Recipe! It’s a super fast and simple way to get a delicious and creamy dessert on the table quickly for everyone to enjoy. Love desserts? We’ve got you covered with even more delicious dessert recipes!

I love that in just about 30 minutes of time, I’ll have a homemade cheesecake just waiting to be topped with whipped cream or a bit of powdered sugar and orange zest as well. This cheesecake recipe is perfect any time of the year but it really makes me think of spring and summer.

Enjoy every single bite of this crazy-good cheesecake!

orange creamsicle flavored cheesecake

Can we all just agree that melted butter and graham cracker crumbs make the best homemade crust? I just can’t get over the texture that it has and it’s the perfect combination to the creamy cheesecake. There’s just nothing like a graham cracker crust. Make certain to check out our other easy cheesecake recipes, too!

Dreamsicle Cheesecake Recipe

Keep in mind that your springform pan is going to be your helper on this recipe! Make certain to have a medium bowl and get ready to put your electric mixer to work. This is a fast recipe with simple and easy-to-do steps.

There really isn’t another flavor like this creamy cheesecake. The added orange flavor that the orange juice gives really sets it over the top!


What is important to remember when making the cream cheese mixture?

The biggest thing to remember is that you need to let the cream cheese get to room temperature. This will make a big difference in the outcome and texture if you don’t.

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Reminder, not all ingredients in the Instant Pot Orange Recipe are linked above, just the ones that may be a bit difficult to find or that you might be unsure of what to look for

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Refreshing Drink: Hawaiian Blue Mocktail

orange creamsicle flavored cheesecake

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Why did my cheesecake crack in the middle?

The main reason is probably that it was too dry. You might need to have more liquid in your Instant Pot to prevent it from cracking in the future.

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dreamsicle cheesecake recipe

Dreamsicle Cheesecake Recipe

Prep Time: 25 minutes
Cook Time: 35 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour

This Instant Pot Cheesecake recipe is amazing!


Ingredients for Crust

  • • 1½ cups of Graham cracker crumbs
  • • 6 T of melted Butter
  • • ½ cup of packed Brown sugar

Ingredients for Cheesecake Filling

  • • 3 packs of softened cream cheese
  • • 3 T of All-purpose flour
  • • ¾ cup of Sour cream
  • • 1 t. of Orange extract
  • • 3 large Eggs (room temperature)
  • • 1 cup of Granulated sugar
  • • ½ cup of Orange zest

Ingredients for Orange Curd Topping

  • • 4 T of softened Butter
  • • 3 large Eggs at room temperature
  • • ⅔ cup of Granulated sugar
  • • ⅓ cup of orange juice
  • • juice of a ½ lemon


Cheesecake Crust

Spray 8" springform pan with non-stick spray.

Mix all the ingredient and put into the pan.

Press down with your fingers and up the sides, too.

Put in the freezer.

How to Make the Cheesecake Filling

Mix the sugar and cream cheese.

Add in the sour cream, flour, orange zest, and orange extract. Mix well.

Put in the eggs one at a time and blend well.

Put it in the crust.

Tap the pan carefully on the counter to get rid of air bubbles.

Cover with aluminum foil.

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

Put the cheesecake on a trivet and lower it into the pot.

Seal pot according to instructions. Cook on high pressure for 35 minutes of time. Once done, let sit for 10 minutes, then release manually.

You'll notice a bit of jiggle in the middle, that's fine. If it is too loose, cook for another 5 minutes.

How to Make Orange Curd Topping

Combine eggs, sugar, orange zest, lemon juice, and
orange juice in a saucepan. Whisk together.

Turn on medium heat and stir until thick.

Add butter and stir.

Take off the heat and let it cool.

Put on top of cheesecake once coled.

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