Superman Cheesecake Recipe – Easy Kitchen Guide

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By Lori Walker, MS, RD | Published on March 8, 2023 | Last Updated on November 17, 2023

Superman cheesecake is one of the most popular desserts around. It is a light, fluffy and decadent cheesecake. There are various layers to it. Eggs, soft cream cheese, sugar, and food coloring gel are combined to create the main and thickest layer.

The crust has been made with the Graham Cracker Crumbs. Its appeal lies in its unique combination of ingredients and its versatility as a dessert option.

In this article, I will provide the superman cheesecake recipe, including its flavour profile, ingredients, step by step instructions on how to make it, nutritional information and tips.

Additionally, we will provide answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about this delicious dessert. So, keep reading!

Superman Cheesecake Recipe

What is superman cheesecake?

Superman cheesecake is a light and fluffy cheesecake made with several layers. Superman Cheesecake can be flavored in a variety of ways and is typically sweetened with sugar. The flavor of the cheese layer could be enhanced using vanilla, lemon, chocolate, pumpkin, or other flavors.

What does it taste like?

Superman cheesecake is a sweet and creamy dessert that has the perfect balance of flavors. It has a unique flavour combination that sets it apart from other cheesecakes. The taste is sweet and creamy. The result is a delicious dessert that is sure to please any crowd.

How did I first get introduced to superman cheesecake?

I first came across this delicious dessert when I was living in Australia. My sister-in-law made it for a family gathering and everyone loved it. From that day on, I was hooked!

I learned the recipe and have been making it ever since. My son loves its color and sweetness and begs me to make it every chance he gets!

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How to make superman cheesecake?

Making Superman cheesecake is surprisingly easy and doesn’t require any baking experience. All you need is the right ingredients, and a few simple steps and you will be enjoying this delicious dessert in no time.

How to make superman cheesecake?

Ingredients

For Crust

For Cheesecake

  • 4 cups Kraft Philadelphia Cream Cheese, Recommended (Softened To Room Temperature)
  • ¾ cup Sour Cream
  • 1 cup Sugar
  • 4 large Eggs Beaten (At Room Temperature)
  • ⅙ tsp Salt
  • 1 ½ tsp Watkins Vanilla Extract, Recommended
  • Americolor Food Coloring Gel (Red, Blue, Purple, Yellow, And More What You Prefer)

Directions

Step 1:

Preheat the oven to 350°F and grease a springform pan with cooking spray.

Step 2:

Combine graham cracker crumbs, sugar, brown sugar, and melted butter in a medium bowl. Mix everything together until it’s well blended.

Step 3:

Press the graham cracker mixture into the bottom of the prepared pan and bake for 8-10 minutes until the crust is set.

Step 4:

In a stand mixer bowl, beat cream cheese on medium speed until it’s creamy and smooth.

Step 5:

Add eggs one at a time; beat each egg until it’s just incorporated into the mixture.

Step 6:

Add sugar, sour cream, vanilla extract and salt; beat the mixture until it’s smooth.

Step 7:

Separate the cheesecake batter into 5 equal portions and add food colourings to each one. Mix everything until desired colours are achieved.

Step 8:

Drop spoonfuls of the different coloured mixtures into the prepared crust and swirl them together with a knife or skewer.

Step 9:

Bake the cheesecake for 40 minutes until the centre is just set. Turn off the oven and open the oven door slightly. Let the cheesecake cool in the warm oven for 1 hour.

Step 10:

Run a knife around the edge of the pan to loosen it and let cool completely before serving.

Tips

– Use full-fat cream cheese for best results.

– Chill the cheesecake for at least 4 hours or overnight before serving.

– To store, wrap the cooled cheesecake tightly with plastic wrap and keep in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.

Superman Cheesecake Recipe

Superman Cheesecake Recipe

Superman cheesecake is one of the most popular desserts around. It is a light, fluffy and decadent cheesecake. There are various layers to it. Eggs, soft cream cheese, sugar, and food coloring gel are combined to create the main and thickest layer.
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Author: Lori Walker, MS, RD
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 14 minutes
Cook Time: 54 minutes
Rise time: 4 hours
Total Time: 5 hours 10 minutes
Servings: 8 people
Calories: 703kcal

Equipment

  • bowl
  • stand mixer
  • Measuring Cup
  • measuring spoon
  • Roaster Pan
  • Butter Knife
  • Spatula

Ingredients

  • Americolor Food Coloring Gel adjust as desired: Add Americolor Food Coloring Gel as desired to achieve the desired color and visual appeal for your cheesecake creation.
  • 3 tbsp Unsalted Butter melted: Use three tablespoons of melted unsalted butter, adding richness and binding the crust ingredients together for a perfect texture.
  • 2 cups Philadelphia Cream Cheese softened to room temperature: Include two cups of Philadelphia Cream Cheese, which, when softened, yields a velvety and creamy texture to the cheesecake filling.
  • 6 tbsp Sour Cream: Add six tablespoons of sour cream bringing a tangy and luscious element to the cheesecake filling.
  • 1 tbsp Sugar: Incorporate a tablespoon of granulated sugar enhancing the sweetness and texture of the crust.
  • 1/2 cup Sugar: Incorporate half a cup of granulated sugar providing sweetness and balancing the flavors in the cheesecake.
  • 3/4 cup Graham Cracker Crumbs: Utilize three-fourths of a cup of finely crushed graham cracker crumbs providing a delicious and crumbly base for the cheesecake.
  • 2 large Eggs beaten at room temperature: Use two large eggs, beaten at room temperature, to contribute moisture and structure to the cheesecake filling.
  • 1/12 tsp Salt: Add a pinch of salt to enhance the flavors and bring out the sweetness of the cheesecake.
  • 1 tbsp Brown Sugar: Add a tablespoon of brown sugar contributing a subtle caramel-like sweetness and depth of flavor to the crust.
  • 3/4 tsp Watkins Vanilla Extract: Include three-fourths of a teaspoon of Watkins Vanilla Extract imparting a rich and aromatic flavor to the cheesecake.

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 350°F and grease a springform pan with cooking spray.
  • Combine graham cracker crumbs, sugar, brown sugar, and melted butter in a medium bowl. Mix everything together until it’s well blended.
  • Press the graham cracker mixture into the bottom of the prepared pan and bake for 8-10 minutes until the crust is set.
  • In a stand mixer bowl, beat cream cheese on medium speed until it’s creamy and smooth.
  • Add eggs one at a time; beat each egg until it’s just incorporated into the mixture.
  • Add sugar, sour cream, vanilla extract and salt; beat the mixture until it’s smooth.
  • Separate the cheesecake batter into 5 equal portions and add food colourings to each one. Mix everything until desired colours are achieved.
  • Drop spoonfuls of the different coloured mixtures into the prepared crust and swirl them together with a knife or skewer.
  • Bake the cheesecake for 40 minutes until the centre is just set. Turn off the oven and open the oven door slightly. Let the cheesecake cool in the warm oven for 1 hour.
  • Run a knife around the edge of the pan to loosen it and let cool completely before serving.

Notes

– Use full-fat cream cheese for best results.
– Chill the cheesecake for at least 4 hours or overnight before serving.
– To store, wrap the cooled cheesecake tightly with plastic wrap and keep in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
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Nutrition Information

Serving: 1piece, Calories: 711 kcal, Carbohydrates: 44.4g, Protein: 12.3g, Fat: 55.1g, Saturated Fat: 33.8g, Polyunsaturated Fat: 0g, Monounsaturated Fat: 0g, Trans Fat: 0g, Cholesterol: 160 mg, Sodium: 624 mg, Potassium: 203 mg, Fiber: 1g, Sugar: 30.7g, Vitamin A: 0, IUVitamin C: 0 mg, Calcium: 124 mg, Iron: 2mg.

What to serve with superman cheesecake?

You can enjoy the superman cheesecake on its own or you can top it with fresh fruit, a berry compote, ice cream, whipped cream, or a drizzle of chocolate sauce. You could also use it as the filling for your favourite tart.

How to store leftover superman cheesecake?

You can store leftover superman cheesecake in the refrigerator for up to 3 days. Make sure to wrap it tightly with plastic wrap before placing it in the fridge.

Can pregnant women eat this?

Pregnant women can safely enjoy a slice of superman cheesecake, however, they should avoid eating it in large quantities, as it contains high fat and sugar content.

FAQs

How do I know when the cheesecake is done?

The cheesecake is done when it’s slightly golden on top, and the centre is just set. You can also insert a toothpick into the middle of the cake, and if it comes out clean, the cheesecake is done.

Can I make this ahead of time?

Yes, you can make the superman cheesecake up to three days in advance. After baking and cooling as directed, wrap it tightly with plastic wrap before storing it in the refrigerator.

Wrapping Up

Superman cheesecake is the perfect dessert for any occasion! It’s easy to make, full of flavour and looks amazing. Everyone will love this colourful treat, especially children.

Serve it with fresh fruit, ice cream or a drizzle of chocolate sauce – no matter what you choose, you can’t go wrong.

Use this recipe to make this delicious cake. I hope this recipe is helpful to you. Comment below and share this with your relatives and friends.

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