Save Recipe Print
10 hr 15 min
25 min
6 to 8 servings
10 hr 15 min
25 min
6 to 8 servings


Pomegranate Sauce:


Watch how to make this recipe.

For the crust: Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Wrap 3 layers of foil around the outside of a 9-inch-diameter springform pan with 3-inch-high sides. Butter the pan.

Combine the graham crackers, sugar and salt in a food processor and pulse until crumbly. Add the butter and pulse until moistened. Press the crumb mixture evenly onto the bottom and 1 1/2 inches up the sides of the prepared pan. Bake just until golden brown, about 15 minutes. Let cool completely.

Reduce the oven temperature to 325 degrees F.

For the filling: In an electric mixer fitted with the paddle attachment, beat the cream cheese on medium speed until fluffy. Add the sugar and vanilla and beat until combined. Add the eggs 1 at a time, mixing well after each addition. Add the sour cream and mix until smooth, about 35 seconds. Pour the filling into the cooled crust.

Set the cheesecake in a large baking pan. Add enough hot water to the baking pan to come 1 inch up the sides of the cheesecake pan. Bake until almost set (the center will move slightly when the pan is gently shaken) but not puffed, about 1 hour. Let cool at room temperature for 2 hours. Cover loosely with plastic wrap and refrigerate until completely cooled, preferably overnight or for at least 6 hours.

For the pomegranate sauce: Combine the pomegranate juice and sugar in a saucepan and cook over high heat until reduced to 1/2 cup, about 15 minutes. Let cool. Add the pomegranate seeds and mix to combine.

Pour the pomegranate sauce on top of the cooled cheesecake and serve.

More from:

The Kitchen

Trending Videos 6 Videos

Get the recipe

Sushi Brain 00:53

This sushi brain is the most delicious way to creep out your friends.

Similar Topics:


Pumpkin Gingersnap Cheesecake with Salted Caramel Sauce

Recipe courtesy of Ree Drummond

Chocolate Chip Cheesecake Bars

Recipe courtesy of Trisha Yearwood

Mascarpone Cheesecake with Almond Crust

Recipe courtesy of Giada De Laurentiis

Sunny's Chicken Parm Mini Meatloaf

Recipe courtesy of Sunny Anderson

Sunny's Apple Cider Donut Pudding

Recipe courtesy of Sunny Anderson

Ricotta Gnocchi

Recipe courtesy of Geoffrey Zakarian

Honeyed Yogurt Cheesecake

Recipe courtesy of Shauna Sever

Cheesecake Pumpkin Pie

Recipe courtesy of Food Network

Browse Reviews By Keyword

          Food Network Apps

          In the Kitchen

          Get over 70,000 FN recipes on all your mobile devices.

          Facebook Messenger

          Ask our bot for recipes, meal ideas and daily food trivia.