Pineapple Upside Down Cheesecake

Pineapple Upside Down Cheesecake

Lush cheesecake lightly flavored with pineapple is topped with gooey, spiced rum enhanced syrup, bright pineapple, pecans, and maraschino cherries and then bruleed for just a minute to create an elegant twist on the iconic Pineapple Upside Down Cake.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups graham cracker crumbs
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • ⅓ cup melted, unsalted butter
  • 32 ounces cream cheese, rroom temp
  • 2 cups of sugar, room temp
  • 6 eggs
  • 1½ teaspoons vanilla
  • ¼ cup pineapple juice reserved from the pineapple slices
  • 16 ounces of sour cream
  • ¼ cup butter
  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons spiced rum
  • 20-oz can pineapple slices in juice, drained and ¼ cup juice reserved
  • 12 oz jar marachino cherries, you'll need 9 or 10 drained and patted dry
  • ½ cup pecan halves
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