How to Bake Kosher Neapolitan Striped Cheesecake for Shavout

As Shavuot approaches, we decided to experiment and see if we can make an out-of-the-box wacky cheesecake for all the husbands who stay up the whole night learning Torah. What better way to do so than to combine the three primary ice cream flavors into one delicious Neapolitan pie?



1 1/2 chosen Graham cracker crumbs

1/4 cups sugar

6 tablespoons butter


1 8 oz cream cheese unwhipped

1/2 cup sour cream

1/2 cup sugar

2 eggs

1/2 cup strawberry puree. ( blended frozen strawberries)

1 teaspoon strawberry extract (optional)


1 8 oz cream cheese unwhipped

1/2 cup sour cream

1/2 cup sugar

2 eggs

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

1/4 cup milk

1/4 cup cocoa powder

1/4 cup flour


2 eggs

1 8 oz cream cheese unwhipped

1/2 cup sour cream

1/2 cup sugar

2 teaspoons vanilla extract

1/4 cup milk

1/4 cup +2 tablespoons flour

1-preheat oven to 350°F. Line a 9” spring form pan with parchment paper

2-prepare the crust. In a small bowl combine crackers sugar and melted butter (sand texture) press along the bottom and up the sides of prepared pan. Press a round measuring cup along the edge to smooth it out. Place crust in freezer while preparing the batter.

3- Batter- in a medium bowl, combine all ingredients for strawberry layer. Whisk until smooth.set aside. Repeat to make chocolate and vanilla

4- remove crust from freezer, place small scoop ( about 2-4 T) of vanilla batter in the center of crust

5- next, place a scoop of chocolate batter in center of vanilla. This causes vanilla to spread out. Next place scoop of strawberry in center of chocolate. Repeat with remaining batter, alternating between the colors

6-bake for 65 mins. To prevent cracks, turn off oven heat and leave cheesecake in the oven to cool slowly for at least an hour.

Note: if you dont want to make crust, divide the batter between 2 store bought crust pies and BAKE for 40 to 45 mins

We saw the recipe by Overtime Cook  in Whisk – an AMI publication – and yes, we called and they gave us permission to post the recipe.

This entry was posted in Cheesecake, Milchig, Recipes, Seasonal, Videos.
  • Sharon rose says:

    Most amazing cheese cake ever!!!!!!

  • alan says:

    I am so hungry for chese cake. Can I order from you guys? Looks awesome!

  • It would be nice if some credit would be given to the author. 🙂

  • shira says:

    wow, this looks yummy. This website always has the best recipes. I don’t know who the cook is but she seems to be very creative, professional and knowledgeable in the kitchen. she’s not anything like this girl who used to sometimes cook in my kitchen and almost burned it down a few times.

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