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Fattima’s Huckleberry cheesecake

 

This post was written by Fattima. She will be gone this weekend but will be back next week to answer any questions or comments. In the mean time I will answer comments and have fun interacting with my friends! Yeah for Friday!

Lynn 

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I tried huckleberry lemonade for the first time this summer and it was DELICIOUS. I was obsessed with how amazing it tasted and couldn’t believe I had never had it before, especially having lived in Idaho for about 8 years. I had heard that huckleberries were extremely expensive and would see them being sold at the farmer’s market but never understood why they were so expensive until now! Huckleberries are similar to blueberries but taste WAY better and are hard to come by.

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I was dying to get my hands on some huckleberries but did not want to pay $50 for a gallon of huckleberries. I heard that they are wild and you have to go up in the mountains to pick them. This was tricky because you would need to know the right location to find them. My bf’s grandfather and father pick huckleberries and knew exactly where to go. We made a day of it and they were nice enough to take me up there to pick. We picked about 3 gallons of huckleberries. I am SO EXCITED. I was thinking about all of the desserts I could make with huckleberries.

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Below is Huckleberry Cheese Cake!

Ingredients

Crust:

1 cup of graham cracker crumbs

1/8 cup sugar

4 tablespoons butter

Huckleberry sauce:

2 cups huckleberries

2 tablespoons sugar

½ teaspoon real lemon juice

2 teaspoons cornstarch

1 tablespoon water

Cheesecake filling:

3- 8 oz packages of cream cheese

1 cup sugar

1 cup sour cream

3 eggs

Directions

The first thing you want to do is preheat your oven to 350F and get out a spring form pan. Next you will want to make your cheesecake crust. Crush the graham crackers up really well and add melted butter and sugar. Mix all of this together and put it in you spring form pan. Pat it down so it is even and if possible, pat it up the sides just a little. Put the crust in the oven for about 8 minutes. While the crust is cooking make your huckleberry sauce.

In a sauce pan on med heat mix together the sugar and huckleberries. In a separate bowl mix together the cornstarch, lemon juice and water. Once the sugar has dissolved, mix the cornstarch mixture into the huckleberries and sugar. Leave this on the stove for about 5 minutes and make sure that you are mixing it here and there while crushing some of the huckleberries. Remove from heat and let it sit. Now you will want to work on the cheesecake filling.

In a mixer, beat the cream cheese and sugar. Once this is mixed well and fluffy add sour cream. Mix well then add the eggs one by one. Do not overbeat the mixture once you’ve added the eggs.

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Put about a fourth of the cheesecake filling in the bottom of the pan and spread it but make sure not to scrape the bottom. Put about a fourth of the huckleberry mixture on top and swirl it in with a knife. Put about a half of the remaining cheesecake filling on top and again smooth it out then add about half of the huckleberry mixture. Put the remaining cheesecake mixture on top and add 3/4th of what’s left of the huckleberry mixture on top and swirl it. Place the cheesecake in the oven for about 1 hour. I would check it at an hour and make sure that it is not too jiggly in the middle. If it is, leave it in for an additional 5-10 mins. Let it cool before taking off the spring form pan ring. I made the mistake of serving the cheesecake soon after that. I would let it set in the fridge for about 2 hours. It tasted a lot better once it was cold. I am not a HUGE fan of cheesecake but OMG this was awesome!

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77 Comments Post a comment
  1. I absolutely love cheesecake!

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    September 29, 2017
  2. Wow that looks delicious.

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    September 29, 2017
  3. This looks so delicious, Lynn 🙂

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    September 29, 2017
  4. Sounds tasty! And I love that photo of Fattima with the outrageous chocolate collection!

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    September 29, 2017
  5. That looks brilliant. Lovely to see you’ve passed on the cooking gene! 🙂

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    September 29, 2017
  6. That looks sinful! 😃

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    September 29, 2017
  7. I lived in the northwest and we were lucky enough to have blueberry growing in our back yard, which was the woods of the Olympics. My mom would make huckleberry jam and we had it on ice cream, and the pies we so good. I am going to have huckleberry cheese cake for my birthday cake this year. I think having to forage for your berries makes them taste that much sweeter….I am wishing I had a slice right now to have for breakfast. xxkat

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    September 29, 2017
  8. Are Huckleberries like Blueberries? they look the same.
    Leslie

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    September 29, 2017
  9. If huckleberries are anything like wild blueberries (which are in a different world, taste-wise, from their cultivated cousins), they must be amazing. This looks like a great recipe – I can’t wait to see more from Fattima!

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    September 29, 2017
  10. Wow that looks delicious as does the dish in front of your beautiful daughter.

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    September 29, 2017
  11. mistimaan #

    Such a yummy recipe……..loved it 🙂

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    September 29, 2017
  12. Oooh! Delicious. Nothing better than foraging for your own fruits … good pick of bf’s Fattima that he has a secret source of these delicious berries. We get tiny wild blueberries here in alpine France so I am going to go forage some tomorrow and I think your cheesecake might be the winning use for my spoils!! X

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    September 29, 2017
  13. Yay for Friday indeed, Lynn! Have a great time. This delicious guest post from Fattima is a huge treat. I’m not allowed to have anything acidic now because of a bad inflammation problem (even more difficult than my egg allergy), but I don’t think berries have as much acid, some of them anyway (I can’t handle cranberry anymore)… so maybe I could try this lovely cheesecake. Hugs all around.

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    September 29, 2017
  14. Looks amazing, and I don’t believe I have ever had huckleberries ! I’ve had wild blueberries, but they were much bigger. And what is that chocolate masterpiece in a bowl ???

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    September 29, 2017
  15. This looks so very delicious! I never heard of such berries, to be honest. But I will see if they are available over here too!

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    September 29, 2017
  16. Oh WOW!! What a decadent looking cheesecake!! I want to devour it now lol

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    September 29, 2017
  17. Wow. That looks amazing, and it’s low cal, right? Ha ha. I love huckleberries, but they are hard to come by unless you know “the spot.” Thanks for the recipe, Fattima. I’m assuming I can use blueberries as a substitute?

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    September 29, 2017
  18. Great job Fattima and I would love a piece! I know not a crumb left. Lynn, you must be proud! Hugs, xoxoxoxoxoxo b-2

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    September 29, 2017
  19. G. Looks so so so delish!!!

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    September 29, 2017
  20. This looks delicious! What a wonderful job you did Fattima!

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    September 29, 2017
  21. This looks absolutely fabulous.
    xx

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    September 30, 2017
  22. Great post. Lovely portrait. Clearly Lynn’s daughter

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    September 30, 2017
  23. I love cheesecake and huckleberry cheesecake looks and sounds yummy!

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    September 30, 2017
  24. Oh, my mouth is watering! My mother always made graham cracker crust for her cheesecake too. (K)

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    September 30, 2017
  25. Hi Fattima and Lynn, this is a great post. Sadly I have not heard of huckleberries here in South Africa. We have blueberries, but I don’t think the taste would be the same, however I am really grateful for the idea and the great filling recipe. I seldom make cheesecakes and to be honest do not have nice baked cheesecake recipe, so I am keen to try yours. Have a lovely week ahead 🙂 x

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    September 30, 2017
  26. gorgeous pictures. I like the purple swirls.

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    September 30, 2017
  27. Cheesecake is my favorite dessert in all flavors. A neighbor once gave me a huckleberry pie and it was so good, not as good as Fattima’s cheesecake I am sure. Good job!

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    September 30, 2017
  28. The huckleberry cheesecake sounds and looks scrumptious, please tell Fattima. 😘 I am glad I know to get huckleberries, when I see them. ❤

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    September 30, 2017
    • Thanks dearest Robin xo

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      October 1, 2017
      • You’re very welcome, Lynn. So glad I checked out your friend, Cher. She has a lot of beauty in her Chicago skies! Thanks for sharing her sunrise! 🌄

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        October 1, 2017
  29. A visitor from Montana gave us a gift of white chocolate covered huckleberries this summer, and I have to say I can understand why they are so expensive. They are incredibly delicious and much better than blueberries. How lucky you are to have found a source to pick your own. 🙂

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    October 1, 2017

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