You are here: Home » Recipes » Blackberry Swirl Cheesecake Blackberry Swirl Cheesecake Recipe by Relish Yield 16 servings Prep 20 minutes Cook 45 minutes Frozen blackberries make a perfect sauce for swirling into a simple creamy cheesecake. Mark Boughton/styling: Teresa Blackburn PrintEmail Baking the cheesecake in a water bath keeps the texture creamy. High in calcium and protein, this cheesecake makes a terrific breakfast. Ingredients Crust:1 1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs6 tablespoons butter, melted1/3 cup sugar1/4 teaspoon saltFilling:3 -- (8-ounce) packages Neufchatel cheese4 -- eggs3/4 cup sugar1 teaspoon vanilla extract1/2 teaspoon almond extract1 cup Blackberry Sauce (see recipe)3/4 cup light sour cream Instructions Preheat oven to 300F. Wrap the bottom of a 9-inch springform pan with foil. To prepare crust, combine all ingredients. Press into springform pan. To prepare filling, beat Neufchatel cheese; add eggs one at a time, beating after each addition. Add sugar, vanilla and almond extract, beating well. Pour filling into crust. Dollop spoonfuls of Blackberry Sauce and sour cream onto filling. Swirl gently with a knife. Place pan in a larger baking dish with 2-inch sides. Pour water into baking dish to a depth of 1 inch. Place in oven and bake 1 hour. Turn off oven, open oven door slightly and let cake cool in oven 1 hour. Place in refrigerator to chill 4 hours or overnight.