Recipes and Cooking Ginger-Orange Cheesecake 3.1 (38) 3 Reviews Who knew that cheesecake could be a delicious slow cooker dessert? Forget about baking cheesecake in the oven -- this slow cooker cake cooks right on your counter top! By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on February 17, 2012 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Peter Krumhardt Prep Time: 25 mins Chill Time: 4 hrs Total Time: 4 hrs 25 mins Servings: 10 Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients Nonstick cooking spray 12 ounce reduced-fat cream cheese (Neufchatel), softened ½ cup sugar 1 teaspoon finely shredded orange peel (set aside) 2 tablespoon orange juice 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour ½ teaspoon vanilla ½ cup nonfat sour cream ¾ cup refrigerated or frozen egg product, thawed, or 3 eggs, lightly beaten 1 cup warm water 2 medium Cara Cara and/or blood oranges, sliced Finely chopped crystalized ginger (optional) Directions Lightly coat a 1 1/2-quart soufflé dish or casserole* with cooking spray. Tear off an 18x12-inch piece of heavy foil; cut in half lengthwise. Fold each piece lengthwise into thirds. Crisscross the foil strips and place the dish in the center of the crisscross; set aside. For filling, in a large bowl beat cream cheese, sugar, orange juice, flour, and vanilla with an electric mixer on medium speed until combined. Beat in sour cream until smooth. Beat in eggs with mixer on low speed just until combined. Stir in orange peel. Pour filling into prepared dish. Cover dish tightly with foil. Pour warm water into a 3 1/2- to 5-quart slow cooker. Using the ends of the foil strips, transfer dish to cooker. Leave foil strips under dish. Cover and cook on high-heat setting for 2 1/2 hours or until center is set. Using foil strips carefully remove dish from cooker; discard foil strips. Cool completely, uncovered, on a wire rack. Cover and chill for 4 to 24 hours before serving. Garnish with orange slices and crystallized ginger if using. * Before beginning this recipe, check to make sure that the dish or casserole you plan to use fits into your slow cooker. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 161 Calories 8g Fat 17g Carbs 6g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 10 Calories 161 % Daily Value * Total Fat 8g 10% Saturated Fat 4g 20% Cholesterol 26mg 9% Sodium 159mg 7% Total Carbohydrate 17g 6% Total Sugars 14g Protein 6g Vitamin C 10.6mg 53% Calcium 70.7mg 5% Iron 0.5mg 3% Potassium 167mg 4% Folate, total 32.3mcg Vitamin B-12 0.5mcg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.