Caramel Apple Cheesecake

Amazing, smooth homemade cheesecake made with perfect fall caramel apple flavors!

Caramel Apple Cheesecake from

How about more cheesecake? Who said “no?” Get out! Only cheesecake lovers here…ok, any cake loves are allowed…ok, everyone is allowed.

Per my fan’s request, I have new cheesecake recipe for you, Caramel Apple Cheesecake!


This cheesecake was made in celebration on the big step my blog took this week and the 2nd anniversary last week. I asked my Facebook fans  what cheesecake they wanted to see from me and I actually got quite a few suggestions for Caramel Apple Cheesecake. So here it is and may I just say…”yumdelicious”!!!


I also wanted to share a gorgeous cake stand that I used to  serve this gorgeous cheesecake. Remember a giveaway I had for my blog’s second birthday, the giveaway for a Nambé cake stand? Well, I rushed the giveaway just for my fans and left the cake and the review for after the move.

Can I just say…I am in love with this cake plate. It’s not only gorgeous and elegant, it’s also very thick and durable. It’s perfect for serving any sized cake as well as other desserts. Already, I can’t wait for the next party or an event where I can use this beautiful cake plate.

Nambé was established in 1951, it was named after an ancient village not far from Santa Fe. Today, Nambé is a company recognized worldwide for its award-winning designs and admired for its dedication to both artistic integrity and everyday functionality. This Nambe Cake Plate was designed by Todd Myers, one of Nambé’s talented designers. The platform is glass, and the arched support is made of lustrous Nambé Alloy. The glass is very thick and durable and so as the stand.


Caramel Apple Cheesecake
  • For Crust
  • 1½ cups finely crushed graham crackers
  • ¼ cup dark brown sugar
  • 5 tbs butter, melted
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • For Cheesecake
  • 3 medium Granny Smith apples, (peeled, cored chopped)
  • 3 tbs butter
  • 2 tbs dark brown sugar
  • ¼ cup caramel
  • 3 8-oz cream cheese packs
  • ⅔ cup of juice from cooking the apples
  • 2 tbs sour cream
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1½ tbs corn starch
  • ½ cup of sugar
  • For Topping
  • 3 Granny Smith Apples
  • 2-3 tbs caramel
  • 3-4 cups of boiling hot water
  • 1 tbs sugar
  1. ~ Grease a 9-inch spring form, set aside. Preheat the oven to 325.
  2. For crust: Crush the graham crackers in the food processor or use the graham cracker crumbs. Mix in the sugar, melted butter and vanilla. Stir very well. Press graham crackers into the pan, evenly, all over the bottom and about half way up the side.
  3. For Apples: In a small sauce pot, melt the butter and add the brown sugar and caramel, mix all until combined. Peel and chop the apples and add them to the sauce. Cook on medium heat, covered (leave a little crack for the steam to escape), until the apples are soft. Drain the sauce into a separate cup and spread the apples over the crust.
  4. For Cheesecake:
  5. Start beating the cream cheese in a mixer until smooth, about 2 minutes.
  6. Add the vanilla extract, sour cream, and the juice from cooking the apples.
  7. Add the eggs, one at the time, beating after each addition.
  8. Add sugar and corn starch. Make sure that all ingredients are well combined.
  9. Pour the cheesecake batter into the pan with crust. Bake for 50-55 minutes. Cool completely.
  10. For Topping
  11. Cut the apples in half and cut out the core. Slice the apples very thin. Blanch the sliced apples in boiling sweet water for about 15-20 seconds to soften them. Arrange the apple slices on top to form a rose and drizzle it with caramel.


Thank you again, to my readers for this great suggestion. The cheesecake turned out perfect! I hope you get a chance to make it and let me know how you liked it. 

I am linking this recipe to all the parties in my party tab. Visit the wonderful hosts and link your own projects. Don’t forget to comeback here Saturday night for my own link party.


Disclosure: I received a Nambe cake plate for free for the purpose of this review and giveaway. All the opinions and photographs are my own!


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  1. YUM! I can not wait to try this! It looks soooo good!

  2. This is a beautiful cheesecake! I just made a caramel apple pizza this last week and loved it! I can’t wait to try this! I am pinning this one for sure!

  3. This looks both beautiful and delicious! I love caramel apples and cheesecake, so this is right down my alley!

    Take care,


  4. Oh dear..this looks so good! Sounds just divine!

  5. This is such a beautiful presentation. Thanks for sharing.

  6. Whoa! That looks delicious and so beautiful!

  7. This looks soooo good!

  8. O-M-G
    It’s such a beautiful cake!!
    I’ve never bake apple cheesecake before and I’m definitely intgruiged now

  9. Oh, my, Lyuba ~ this is amazing! I found you through Carolyn’s Homework and would like to invite you to link up at Project Inspire{d}~

    I hope to see you there!

    Mary Beth

  10. This cheesecake looks moutherwatering. I love caramel on cheesecake and bet it’s even better with the apples. I also like the pretty rose design you made with the apples. Thanks for sharing your recipe!

  11. That is one amazing and glorious cheesecake!!! I absolutely love how you arranged the apples on top!!

  12. Stunning! I’m sure it’s as delicious as it appears beautiful. I’m so impressed with the design you created with the apples on top!


  13. WOW! This looks heavenly! And your pictures are stunning. I am off to pin it :)

  14. OMGosh I’m so wanting to take a bite of this! Thank you so much for the recipe, I pinned it!

    Stopping by from Ducks in a Row Blog Hop.

    Alexis from Running Away? I’ll help you pack!

  15. This looks too amazing for words! We’d love for you to link this recipe up at our party!

  16. The apple slices on top look amazing! Looks delicious!

  17. Hi Lyuba, saw your stunning cake over at the Ducks ‘n a Row Blog Hop and of course, had to stop over to say hello! This is simply beautiful and sounds incredibly delicious! Will be pinning and look forward to following your blog. Have a great day!

  18. HOLY COW! This is amazing! OMG I want it now. :)

  19. It looks great and so beautiful. I am hosting a blog link up and would love for you to come and join us. You can link up 3 different posts a week so come on over! BTW, I am your newest follower (hope you will return the favor).

  20. What a pretty dessert. It looks like it tastes amazing too!

  21. Ohhh…fantastic!

  22. This is one fantastic looking cheesecake. It’s beautiful display is a winner. Love to have a piece right now. Looks wonderful. I don’t have enough words. Thank you for sharing.

    We may have met by chance…but we become friends by choice.

  23. This looks so good and the apples on top are just gorgeous! Just pinned and share on G+

  24. This is beautiful and I’m sure it would be absolutely delicious. In fact, I’d love a slice right now. :)

    I’d be thrilled if you’d link up at this week’s Off the Hook!

  25. This is so stunning! I’m in love.

  26. This cheesecake is so beautiful!

  27. This looks amazing! I need to pin it!!

  28. Hello, I’d love to have you come share your post at Show and Tell Saturday #6 at Sassy Little Lady!


  29. Hi Lyuba,
    What a gorgeous presentation for your Caramel Apple Cheesecakes, although I am sure it is delicious, it almost to pretty to cut. Hope you are having a great weekend and thank you so much for sharing with Full Plate Thursday.
    Come Back Soon!
    Miz Helen

  30. How amazing this must taste… it looks stunning as well! I hope you’ll come ans share at my Super Saturday Show & Tell today :) xoxo~ Ruthie

  31. The cheesecake looks out of this world! Enjoy using your new cake plate. :)

  32. This looks awesome! Found you at Diana Rambles!

  33. How incredible does this look. The way you’ve arranged the apple slices is just stunning. I’d love for you to share this over at my link party :D

  34. Oh my gosh, this looks so decadent and delicious! The apples on top are so beautiful! Thanks so much for linking up to Inspire Me Wednesday. Featuring your recipe in this week’s issue.:)

  35. Yummy!!! This looks incredible! Thanks for stopping by and linking up to Tasteful Tuesdays at Nap-Time Creations. I wanted to let you know that you will be featured at the party that opens tonight! I would be SO excited if you would add my featured button to this post! link will be live later tonight!

  36. Looks lovely!

  37. WOW! Too pretty to eat! I would have never thought to put apple with cheesecake, but this is FABULOUS!

  38. Oh my! I could and would eat this whole thing for breakfast right now! Cheesecake is my fave and this looks just delicious!

  39. Featuring you today! :) Thanks so much for linking up to {wow me} wednesday! :)


  40. Hello!

    I just wanted to let you know your post will be featured on Show and Tell Saturday #7 at Sassy Little Lady later this evening! Have a great day!


  41. Hi there:
    This looks wonderful. I’m not much of a cook and have a question about the carmel. Do I melt carmel candies. or use a carmel topping, or make it with condensed milk? I just5 stumbled on this site, and LOVE it. Thanks for your help.

    • Hi Carole! Welcome!
      I used Hershey’s caramel topping but it can be a personal preference! If you’d prefer to make your own or melt soft caramel candy, go for it. Just cool it before topping off the cheesecake.

  42. I love caramel apples, but a caramel apple cheesecake takes things to a whole ‘nother level! And it’s so pretty, too! Pinned.

  43. sarah hewitt says:

    do you have any advice on how to make sure the creme brulee stays as the top layer? maybe make sure the cheesecake bakes a little longer before adding the creme brulee mixture?

  44. This looks incredible!

  45. This looks so delicious I can’t wait to try it! Any suggestions for how to arrange the apples? Did you use half slices or quarter slices? Thanks!

    • Thank you, Linda! Sorry for the late response. I usually cut the apple in half and then slice up the halves in think slices. I also soften the apple slices by blanching them in boiling water, very quickly. I hope you like the cheesecake :)


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