Looking for a simple cheesecake bars recipe? Wait until you try these Spice Cake Cheesecake Bars Recipe. So good and so easy to make, this is a great fall dessert recipe.
Easy Spice Cake Cheesecake Bars
I love fall flavors for dessert. There is so much more than just pumpkin, although, believe me, I am not knocking the pumpkin flavor. I love anything that brings out all of the fall flavors and this dessert, filled with spice cake, is another excellent choice for fall.
This isn’t just another spice cake, however, this is Spice cake cheesecake bars. Delicious cheesecake mixed with spice cake makes this one of the most amazing desserts.
Do I have to use Spice Cake Mix?
This is an easy recipe to make spice cake cheesecake bars because most of the flavors are already in the spice cake. If you can not find spice cake mix or want to change the spices a bit, you can use a white or yellow cake mix. You will want to add in a spice blend of your own, whether it is a prepackaged one or your favorite homemade spice cake flavors.
You can also use a homemade spice cake recipe, just do not add the wet ingredients. Only use the “mix” part of the homemade cake.
How to Store Cheesecake Bars
When you are storing these cheesecake bars you want to make sure to keep them in the refrigerator. These cheesecake bars can not be left out at room temperature.
Normally, the cake is best at room temperature but the cream cheese in the cheesecake part of this dessert will spoil if left out of the refrigerator for too long. Make sure to cover the cheesecake bars in the refrigerator.
How Long Does Spice Cake Recipe with Cheesecake Layer Last
When you store this cake properly, in the refrigerator and covered, it will last up to 3-4 days. It is important that the cake be stored in the refrigerator or it will spoil.
To keep the cheesecake bars protected, store in an air tight container or covered in plastic wrap.
Can I Freeze Spice Cake Bars?
The Spice Cake Bars will 3-4 days in the refrigerator. If you find that you will not be able to finish all of the bars before they spoil, you can store them in the freezer. The best way to freeze them is to cut the individual pieces. Then freeze them on a baking sheet or plate. Once frozen, put them in a freezer bag.
Freezing them like this lets you take a few bars out at a time rather than all of them at once. This is great to have a bar here and there and not let them all spoil together.
Tips for a Creamy Cheesecake Recipe Filling
When it comes to cheesecake, whether it is for a cheesecake filling or a cheesecake itself, you have to make sure it is smooth and creamy. Otherwise, it takes away from the deliciousness. There are easy ways to make sure that the cheesecake filling is creamy.
- Start with room temperature cream cheese– When the cream cheese is soft, it mixes much better. Almost every recipe that calls for cream cheese will tell you to make sure it is softened cream cheese.
- Use a Mixer or r a blender– When you use a mixer or a blender, the cream cheese get beaten and it creates a creamy filling. It is also easier to mix together the ingredients with the mixer.
- Add the Liquids Slowly– Anything that is like a liquid, whether an actual liquid or egg, the best way to incorporate them together is to add it slowly. For this recipe, you will be adding 2 eggs. Add one egg then let it mix together thoroughly before adding the next egg. Add the butter into the batter slowly as well. Let each stage mix together well before adding the next ingredient.
Ingredients for Spice Cake Recipe with Cheesecake Layer
- spice cake mix
- sweet cream butter
- cream cheese
- powder sugar
- vanilla extract
How to Make Spice Cake Cheesecake Bars
Step 1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees and place parchment paper into the bottom of the baking dish
Step 2. Using a large mixing bowl, stir together the cake mix, melted butter, and egg together until combined
Step 3. Press dough into the baking dish
Step 4. Using another large bowl, beat the softened cream cheese until smooth
Step 5. Beat in the eggs, one at a time until combined
Step 6. Beat in the melted butter and vanilla until combined
Step 7. Gradually add in the powdered sugar and mix until combined
Step 8. Pour the filling over the crust
Step 9. Bake in the oven for 50-60 minutes or until the edges are firm but the middle still jiggles slightly
Step 10. Cool completely before enjoying!
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- 2 - 15.25 oz box of spice cake mix
- 1 C unsalted sweet cream butter, melted
- 1 large eggs
- 1 - 8oz cream cheese, softened
- 4 C powder sugar
- 2 large eggs
- 1/2 C unsalted sweet cream butter, melted
- 1 tsp pure vanilla extract
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees and place parchment paper into the bottom of the baking dish
- Using a large mixing bowl, stir together the cake mix, melted butter, and egg together until combined
- Press dough into the baking dish
- Using another large bowl, beat the softened cream cheese until smooth
- Beat in the eggs, one at a time until combined
- Beat in the melted butter and vanilla until combined
- Gradually add in the powdered sugar and mix until combined
- Pour the filling over the crust
- Bake in the oven for 50-60 minutes or until the edges are firm but the middle still jiggles slightly
- Cool completely before enjoying!
makes 1 9x13 baking dish
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