Galaxy Cheesecake 

Prepare to embark on a culinary journey to the stars with this spectacular Galaxy Cheesecake. Featuring a mesmerizing swirl of cosmic colors and a sprinkle of stardust-like topping, this dessert is not only a feast for the eyes but also heavenly in taste.


For the Crust:

  • 15 graham crackers
  • 6 tbsp melted butter
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • A pinch of kosher salt

For the Cheesecake:

  • 3 blocks cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • A pinch of kosher salt
  • Food coloring: black, purple, blue, teal
  • Edible sprinkles, for decoration


  1. Prepare the Oven and Pan:
    • Preheat your oven to 325°F (163°C).
    • Grease an 8-inch or 9-inch springform pan.
  2. Making the Crust:
    • Finely crush the graham crackers. Combine with melted butter, sugar, and a pinch of salt.
    • Press the mixture firmly into the bottom of your prepared pan to form the crust.
  3. Cheesecake Filling:
    • In a large bowl, beat the cream cheese and sugar until smooth.
    • Mix in eggs, one at a time, followed by sour cream, vanilla, and a pinch of salt.
    • Divide the mixture into several bowls and add food coloring to each, creating vibrant galaxy colors.
  4. Assemble the Cheesecake:
    • Alternately spoon different colors of the cheesecake mixture over the crust to create a multicolored base.
    • Gently swirl the mixture with a knife or a skewer to create a marbled galaxy effect.
  5. Baking:
    • Sprinkle the top lightly with edible sprinkles.
    • Bake for 60-70 minutes, or until the center is just set but still slightly wobbly.
    • Turn off the oven, open the door slightly, and let the cheesecake cool inside for 1 hour to prevent cracking.
  6. Chilling:
    • After cooling, refrigerate the cheesecake for at least 4 hours, or ideally overnight, to set completely.

Preparation Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 70 minutes
Chill Time: 5 hours
Total Time: Approximately 6 hours and 40 minutes


  • Use high-quality food coloring for more intense and vivid colors.
  • Ensure all ingredients are at room temperature to avoid lumps in your cheesecake.
  • Decorate with additional galaxy elements like star-shaped sprinkles or glitter for an extra celestial touch.

This Galaxy Cheesecake is the perfect show-stopping dessert for any special occasion or themed party, guaranteeing to dazzle and delight your guests with its interstellar beauty and delicious taste.

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