Raspberry Ripple Cheesecake
Raspberry Ripple Cheesecake
5 from 1 vote
Satisfy your sweet tooth with a creamy and fruity dessert that combines smooth cheesecake with vibrant raspberry swirls. This decadent treat offers a perfect balance of tangy and sweet flavors, sure to impress your taste buds.
Raspberry Ripple Cheesecake

Picture this: a luscious, creamy cheesecake with a vibrant swirl of sweet and tangy raspberry running through each velvety bite. The Raspberry Ripple Cheesecake is a decadent dessert that is sure to tantalize your taste buds and leave you craving for more.

With a history dating back to the early 1900s, this delightful dessert has become a beloved classic in the world of baking. Originating in the United States, it has since traveled across the globe, captivating the hearts and palates of dessert lovers everywhere.

Despite its sophisticated appearance, Raspberry Ripple Cheesecake is surprisingly easy to make. While it may seem like a fancy treat reserved for special occasions, this recipe is accessible to both amateur bakers and seasoned professionals alike.

The combination of creamy cheesecake filling and a vibrant raspberry swirl is both visually stunning and absolutely delicious.


Digestive Biscuits: These plain, slightly sweet biscuits are commonly used as a base for cheesecakes and pies. Their crumbly texture and buttery flavor add a delicious contrast to the creamy filling of the cheesecake.

Butter: Butter is used to bind the digestive biscuits together to form the base of the cheesecake. Its rich, creamy flavor adds depth to the dessert.

Cream Cheese: Cream cheese serves as the main component of the filling, giving the cheesecake its creamy and tangy taste. It also helps to thicken the mixture and hold the other ingredients together.

Double Cream: Double cream, with its high fat content, adds richness and a smooth texture to the cheesecake filling. It helps to create a luscious consistency that melts in the mouth.

Caster Sugar: Caster sugar is used to sweeten the cheesecake filling. Its fine texture ensures that it dissolves easily into the mixture, helping to create a smooth and creamy dessert.

Eggs: Eggs are added to the cheesecake filling to bind the ingredients together and provide structure. They also contribute to the smooth and silky texture of the finished dessert.

Vanilla Extract: Vanilla extract enhances the flavor of the cheesecake, giving it a warm and aromatic taste. It adds a hint of sweetness and depth to the overall dessert.

Fresh Raspberries: Fresh raspberries are used to create the raspberry ripple effect in the cheesecake. Their tartness and vibrant color provide a refreshing contrast to the creamy filling, making each bite a burst of fruity flavor.

Icing Sugar: Icing sugar is used as a topping for the cheesecake, adding a sweet and decorative finishing touch to the dessert. Its fine texture creates a light dusting that enhances the visual appeal of the dish.

Serving Suggestions and Variations

For serving suggestions and variations for the Raspberry Ripple Cheesecake recipe, there are several ways to make this dessert even more decadent and delicious.

  • To serve, top each slice of the cheesecake with fresh raspberries and a dusting of icing sugar. You can also drizzle some raspberry coulis on top for an extra burst of flavor.
  • For a fun twist, try adding a layer of crushed digestive biscuits mixed with melted butter on the bottom of the cheesecake before adding the filling. This will add a crunchy texture to the dessert.
  • If you want to make the cheesecake even more indulgent, you can top it with a layer of whipped cream or a dollop of tangy lemon curd.
  • For a boozy variation, try adding a splash of raspberry liqueur to the cheesecake filling. This will give it a hint of extra flavor and sophistication.
  • If you prefer a different fruit flavor, you can swap out the raspberries for strawberries, blueberries, or even mangoes. Just make sure to adjust the amount of sugar as needed to balance the sweetness.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Raspberry Ripple Cheesecake?

Raspberry Ripple Cheesecake is a creamy and indulgent dessert made with a rich and smooth mixture of cream cheese, sugar, and eggs on a crunchy biscuit base, topped with a swirl of raspberry sauce.

How should I store Raspberry Ripple Cheesecake?

Raspberry Ripple Cheesecake should be stored in the refrigerator to maintain its freshness and texture. It is best to cover it with plastic wrap or foil to prevent it from drying out.

Can Raspberry Ripple Cheesecake be frozen?

Yes, Raspberry Ripple Cheesecake can be frozen for up to 2-3 months. Make sure to wrap it tightly in plastic wrap or aluminum foil before placing it in the freezer. Thaw it in the refrigerator before serving.

Can I use frozen raspberries for the sauce in Raspberry Ripple Cheesecake?

Yes, you can use frozen raspberries to make the sauce for Raspberry Ripple Cheesecake. Simply thaw them before using and follow the same recipe for making the raspberry sauce.

Can I make Raspberry Ripple Cheesecake ahead of time?

Yes, Raspberry Ripple Cheesecake can be made ahead of time. It is actually recommended to make it a day in advance to allow the flavors to meld together and for the cheesecake to set properly in the refrigerator.

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Raspberry Ripple Cheesecake

Raspberry Ripple Cheesecake

by Nabeela Kauser
Satisfy your sweet tooth with a creamy and fruity dessert that combines smooth cheesecake with vibrant raspberry swirls. This decadent treat offers a perfect balance of tangy and sweet flavors, sure to impress your taste buds.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Course Dessert
Cuisine American, Greek
Servings 8
Calories 547 kcal


  • 200 g Digestive Biscuits crushed
  • 100 g Unsalted Butter melted
  • 400 g Cream Cheese
  • 200 ml Double Cream
  • 100 g Caster Sugar
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Extract
  • 200 g Raspberries Fresh
  • 50 g Icing Sugar


  • Preheat the oven to 160°C (325°F). Grease and line a 20cm (8-inch) springform cake tin.
  • In a bowl, mix the crushed digestive biscuits with the melted butter until well combined. Press the mixture into the base of the prepared tin and chill in the fridge for 20 minutes.
  • In a large bowl, beat together the cream cheese, double cream, caster sugar, eggs, and vanilla extract until smooth and creamy.
  • Pour the cream cheese mixture over the chilled biscuit base.
  • In a separate bowl, mash the raspberries with the icing sugar until you have a ripple effect.
  • Dollop spoonfuls of the raspberry mixture onto the cheesecake mixture and use a skewer or knife to swirl it through.
  • Bake in the preheated oven for 40 minutes or until the cheesecake is set but slightly wobbly in the centre.
  • Allow the cheesecake to cool completely in the tin, then transfer to the fridge and chill for at least 4 hours or overnight before serving.


For best results, use full-fat cream cheese and double cream.
You can substitute the raspberries with strawberries or blueberries for a different flavour.
Nutritional facts:
The provision of nutritional information is done so merely as a courtesy and should not be taken as a guarantee.


Calories: 547kcalCarbohydrates: 42gProtein: 7gFat: 40gSaturated Fat: 23gTrans Fat: 0.4gCholesterol: 147mgSodium: 310mgPotassium: 152mgFibre: 1gSugar: 28gVitamin A: 1413IUVitamin C: 0.2mgVitamin D: 1µgCalcium: 94mgIron: 1mg
Keyword Cheesecakes, Cooking, Dessert, Food, Raspberry, Raspberry Ripple Cheesecake, Recipe
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