Heavenly French Vanilla Cappuccino Cheesecake Recipe

If you’re anything like me, then you understand the importance of coffee in your daily routine. But have you ever thought of incorporating your favorite beverage into a decadent dessert? Look no further than this French Vanilla Cappuccino Cheesecake recipe!

Indulge in the rich flavors of French vanilla and cappuccino as you sink your teeth into a creamy, dreamy cheesecake that’s sure to satisfy your sweet tooth. This recipe combines two beloved flavors to create a dessert that’s both unique and delicious.

With its combination of creamy cheesecake and bold coffee flavors, this recipe is perfect for impressing guests at dinner parties or even just treating yourself on a lazy Sunday afternoon. The best part? It’s easy to make and requires ingredients that are likely already in your pantry.

Trust me when I say that this French Vanilla Cappuccino Cheesecake will soon become your new go-to dessert. So, follow along as I give you step-by-step instructions on how to make this delectable treat.

Why You’ll Love This Recipe

French Vanilla Cappuccino Cheesecake
French Vanilla Cappuccino Cheesecake

Are you a coffee lover looking for a luxurious dessert to indulge in? Look no further than this French Vanilla Cappuccino Cheesecake recipe. This dessert puts a twist on the classic cheesecake recipe, infusing it with the rich and creamy flavors of vanilla cappuccino, making it an instant hit among dessert lovers.

With every bite of this delicious cheesecake, you’ll experience the perfect balance between the smoothness of cream cheese and the subtle bitterness of espresso steamed milk. The addition of white chocolate chips adds delightful texture and sweetness to each mouthful, making it a truly irresistible treat.

If you are someone who loves to entertain, this decadent cheesecake is sure to impress your guests. Not only is it visually stunning, with its silky-smooth texture and mouth-watering aroma, but also its unique flavors will leave your guests raving long after they’ve left your dinner party.

In addition to being a showstopper for celebrations, this French Vanilla Cappuccino Cheesecake recipe is perfect for satisfying a sweet tooth after any meal or as a mid-day treat with your favorite hot beverage. And if you want to take this recipe up another notch, try pairing it with a hot cup of caramel cappuccino or even a steaming cup of Starbucks’ finest coffee.

Overall, whether you’re an experienced baker or just starting out, this French Vanilla Cappuccino Cheesecake recipe is a must-try for all coffee aficionados looking for their next caffeine fix in dessert form. Just one slice is enough to transport you straight into coffee heaven!

Ingredient List

 Smooth texture and rich flavor - a French Vanilla Cappuccino Cheesecake delight
Smooth texture and rich flavor – a French Vanilla Cappuccino Cheesecake delight

Here are the ingredients to make French Vanilla Cappuccino Cheesecake.

For the crust:

  • 1 and 1/2 cups of all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup of granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) of unsalted butter, melted

For the filling:

  • 3 packages (8 ounces each) of cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup of granulated sugar
  • 2 tablespoons of all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup of french vanilla liquid coffee creamer
  • 4 large eggs
  • 2 teaspoons of instant coffee
  • 1 tablespoon of vanilla extract
  • 1 cup of caramel cappuccino-flavored white chocolate chips

For the toppings:

  • Whipped cream
  • Caramel syrup

Note that you can find most of these ingredients at your local grocery store. Don’t forget to make sure to have an adequate amount of all ingredients before starting.

The Recipe How-To

 Whip up this decadent dessert with just a few simple ingredients
Whip up this decadent dessert with just a few simple ingredients

Now, it’s time to dive into the recipe of this French Vanilla Cappuccino Cheesecake. Let’s get started.

Step 1: Prepare the crust

First, preheat your oven to 350°F (180°C). In a medium bowl, combine 1 1/2 cups of all-purpose flour, 1/2 cup of granulated sugar, and 2 tsp of vanilla extract. Add melted butter (3/4 cup) to the dry mixture and stir until it’s well combined. Transfer the mixture to your springform pan and press it down firmly using your fingers or the back of a spoon. Bake in the preheated oven for about 5 minutes or until it turns light golden brown.

Step 2: Make the filling

In a large mixer bowl, beat four packages of softened cream cheese until creamy. Add 1 cup of granulated sugar and beat them together until they are well combined. Mix in one cup of strong brewed cappuccino (made with espresso steamed milk) or French Vanilla Cappuccino flavor instant coffee. Then, add four eggs, one at a time along with two cups of sour cream and two cups of white chocolate chips.

Step 3: Combine all ingredients

Mix in one package of French Vanilla liquid coffee creamer while gently folding in until it’s well combined. Pour the cheesecake filling into the pre-baked crust lined up springform pan.

Step 4: Bake cappuccino cheesecake

Place the pan into an oven heated to 350F and bake for about one hour or until it sets. Turn off the heat source once baked and allow the cake to cool down in an oven for about an hour before taking it out.

Step-5: Drizzle On Toppings (Optional)

You can optionally drizzle with caramel, chocolate or your favorite syrup at this step.

Step 6: Serving

Serve the French Vanilla Cappuccino Cheesecake chilled or at room temperature for maximum flavor burst. Enjoy the taste of the creamy cappuccino flavored cheesecake, enriched with white chocolate and vanilla coffee aroma, that melts in your mouth.

Congratulations! You have successfully made a wonderful French Vanilla Cappuccino Cheesecake.

Substitutions and Variations

 The perfect balance of coffee and cream cheese in every bite
The perfect balance of coffee and cream cheese in every bite

Are you looking to switch things up with your cappuccino cheesecake? Fear not, there are a variety of substitutions and variations you can make to personalize this dessert to your liking.

Firstly, if you’re not a fan of French vanilla, you can swap it out for your preferred flavor. Simply replace the French vanilla flavor with any other liquid coffee creamer of your choice, such as caramel or chocolate. You could also try using a flavored instant coffee mix or espresso shot in place of the liquid creamer for an extra-strong coffee taste.

For those looking for a healthier option, you can replace the granulated sugar with a natural sweetener like honey or maple syrup. You could even opt for a sugar-free alternative like monk fruit sweetener.

If you want to add a bit of crunch to your cheesecake, try mixing in some white chocolate chips or chopped nuts into the batter before baking. This will give it an added texture that complements the smooth cream cheese filling.

If you prefer a no-bake cheesecake, simply swap out the traditional baked cheesecake with this no-bake version instead: In a medium bowl, mix together 2 cups of sour cream and 1/2 cup sugar until well combined. Add 1 package (8 ounces) of softened cream cheese and beat until creamy. Mix in 2 teaspoons of vanilla extract and 3 tablespoons of instant coffee. Pour mixture into a pre-made cookie crust and chill in the fridge for at least an hour before serving.

Finally, if you’re feeling adventurous, why not try making a caramel cappuccino version? Simply mix in some caramel sauce into the cheesecake batter and top it off with whipped cream and more caramel drizzle. This twist on the classic French vanilla cappuccino cheesecake will be sure to impress your guests.

With these substitutions and variations, you can create endless possibilities for your cappuccino cheesecake. Excite your taste buds and don’t be afraid to get creative!

Serving and Pairing

 Indulge in a divine combination of flavors with this cheesecake recipe
Indulge in a divine combination of flavors with this cheesecake recipe

Now that your French Vanilla Cappuccino Cheesecake is done baking, it’s time to serve and savor every bite of its creamy goodness. This decadent cheesecake is perfect for indulgent dessert moments that are begging for a little sophistication.

When it comes to serving this cheesecake, I recommend slicing the cake into uniform wedges or squares. Allow it to chill for at least 30 minutes or longer before serving, for that picture-perfect presentation. To further elevate your serving game, you can dust the top of each slice with cocoa powder or cinnamon.

Pairing the French Vanilla Cappuccino Cheesecake with coffee will create an ultimate sensory experience. You can prepare a steaming cup of cappuccino or even enjoy a mug of coffee mate liquid creamer made with your favorite flavored instant coffee. The smoothness of the cheesecake will balance out the boldness of your espresso and complement the sweet flavors.

If you’re feeling creative, you can also pair this cheesecake with other complementary flavors such as caramel or white chocolate to make a heavenly dessert platter. This dessert will also be great with sour cream or any flavored ice cream on top as well.

No matter how you choose to serve it, this cheesecake is sure to satisfy anyone’s sweet tooth and is perfect for small gatherings or special occasions where you want to impress your guests. Don’t forget to sit back, relax and indulge in every bite of this velvety delight!

Make-Ahead, Storing and Reheating

 Make your taste buds dance with the intense vanilla and cappuccino notes
Make your taste buds dance with the intense vanilla and cappuccino notes

This French Vanilla Cappuccino Cheesecake Recipe is a show-stopper dessert, perfect for special occasions or just for treating yourself. It’s always good to know that you can make this delicious cheesecake ahead of time. This recipe can be prepared up to three days in advance, stored in the refrigerator and served whenever you’re ready.

To store the cheesecake safely, cover it tightly with plastic wrap or aluminum foil and place it in an airtight container. Be sure to securely seal the container to ensure that no odors from other foods in the fridge will affect the taste of the cheesecake.

To reheat, preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit and place the cheesecake on a baking sheet (remove all wrapping). Warm in oven for about 10-15 minutes, depending on how large your cheesecake is. You don’t want to overheat it as this will cause the cheesecake to dry out and crack on top.

The great thing about this recipe is that it also freezes well. Once cooled, wrap the cheesecake in plastic wrap then in aluminum foil and place it in the freezer for up to one month. Thaw overnight in the refrigerator before serving.

When it comes to serving, some prefer their cheesecakes at room temperature while others like them chilled, so feel free to experiment with different temperatures. If you want added indulgence, serve this French Vanilla Cappuccino Cheesecake with a dollop of whipped cream or a drizzle of caramel sauce or chocolate sauce.

Undoubtedly, this make-ahead and storing method is going to help you plan your celebration ahead and serve perfection without stress.

Tips for Perfect Results

 Perfect for coffee and cheesecake lovers alike
Perfect for coffee and cheesecake lovers alike

To achieve the best results with the French Vanilla Cappuccino Cheesecake Recipe, here are some tips to keep in mind:

1. Use quality ingredients: The flavor of your cheesecake will only be as good as the quality of your ingredients. Look for fresh cream cheese, premium white chocolate chips, and high-quality instant coffee.

2. Room temperature is key: Allow your ingredients to come to room temperature before starting. This includes cream cheese, eggs, and sour cream. This will ensure that every ingredient mixes evenly and smoothly.

3. Don’t overmix: Over-mixing can create a cheesecake with a dense and tough texture. Mix just until all ingredients are combined, and then stop.

4. Bake with water bath: To avoid cracks on top of the cheesecake, place the springform pan in a larger baking dish (or roasting pan). Fill the larger dish with hot water until it comes halfway up the sides of the springform pan before baking.

5. Chill properly: Chill the cheesecake completely before serving. This allows flavors to meld and gives the cake time to fully set.

6. Experiment with toppings: Caramel drizzle, whipped cream or chocolate ganache can elevate your French Vanilla Cappuccino Cheesecake Recipe to another level.

By following these tips, you’ll be able to make a perfect cake every time with creamy smoothness from its filling and well-baked cookie crust that is melt-in-your-mouth pleasing to indulge in while sipping on steaming coffee or espresso steamed milk for an elevating experience that beats any Starbucks drink!


As a barista and coffee enthusiast, I understand that questions may arise regarding the French Vanilla Cappuccino Cheesecake Recipe. Therefore, in this section, I will answer the most frequently asked questions and provide additional tips for success. Whether you’re a seasoned baker or a novice in the kitchen, these responses will guide you through any hurdles you may encounter along the way. Let’s get started!

What is French vanilla cappuccino made of?

To make a delicious French vanilla cappuccino, one needs to blend freshly brewed espresso shots with steamed milk. The mixture is topped with a layer of creamy milk foam and then finished off with a generous drizzle of sweet vanilla syrup.

Does French vanilla cappuccino have coffee in it?

The French Vanilla Cappuccino K-Cups are a widely enjoyed flavored coffee that combines the delicious taste of French vanilla with the bold flavor of coffee and the smooth texture of frothy milk. This popular coffee beverage is easily accessible through several K-Cup brands, and it continues to be a favorite choice among coffee enthusiasts worldwide.

What is a French vanilla cappuccino vs latte?

When it comes to coffee, knowing the difference between a cappuccino and a latte is crucial. A cappuccino is made with equal parts espresso, steamed milk, and foam, creating a layered drink. Meanwhile, a latte has a higher proportion of steamed milk with a thin frothy layer on top, and does not have distinct layers. Let’s dive into the details on how to make these two popular coffee beverages.

How to make gas station French vanilla cappuccino at home?

For this recipe, we’ll be making a delicious and comforting coffee drink using instant hot cocoa mix, powdered French Vanilla nondairy creamer, nonfat dry milk powder, confectioners’ sugar, sugar, and instant coffee granules. To enjoy this cozy cup of coffee, you’ll simply need to add 1 cup of hot water per serving. So, let’s get started on making this delicious coffee treat!

Bottom Line

In conclusion, this French Vanilla Cappuccino Cheesecake Recipe is a must-try for all coffee and dessert lovers. With its creamy and rich texture, combined with the flavorful notes of vanilla and cappuccino, it’s impossible not to fall in love with this dessert. And while some may think that making a cheesecake from scratch can be daunting, fear not. This recipe is easy to follow and includes tips and substitutions that will ensure perfect results every time.

Not only is this dessert perfect for special occasions or entertaining guests, but it can also make any day feel a little bit more special. Indulge in the comforting flavors of a warm cup of cappuccino mixed with rich and tangy cream cheese – it’s like having your coffee and eating it too!

But don’t forget, this recipe is just a starting point. Feel free to experiment with different variations such as swapping out the white chocolate chips for dark chocolate or adding in some caramel to create a unique twist on this classic dessert.

So what are you waiting for? Gather up the ingredients, put on your apron, and get ready to bake the perfect French Vanilla Cappuccino Cheesecake. Trust me – you won’t regret it.

French Vanilla Cappuccino Cheesecake

French Vanilla Cappuccino Cheesecake Recipe

Posted in response to a request to use some of that yummy flavored creamer. I love the taste of this in a cheesecake. Gives it a really rich taste
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Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 1 hr
Course Dessert
Cuisine French
Calories 524.8 kcal


  • 1 3/4 cups crushed chocolate cookies
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar, divided
  • 1/3 cup butter, melted
  • 3 (8 ounce) packages cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup french vanilla liquid coffee creamer
  • 4 large eggs
  • 6 teaspoons instant coffee
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup white chocolate chips
  • 1 (16 ounce) container sour cream, room temperature


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Combine cookie crumbs and 1/4 cup sugar in small bowl; stir in butter.
  • Press onto bottom and 1 inch up side of ungreased 9-inch springform pan.
  • Bake 5 minutes.
  • Beat cream cheese and French Vanilla Liquid Coffee Creamer in large mixer bowl until creamy.
  • Combine eggs and instant coffee in medium bowl; stir until coffee is dissolved.
  • Add egg mixture, flour and remaining sugar to cream cheese mixture; beat until combined.
  • Pour into crust.
  • Bake for 45-50 minutes or until edges are set but center still moves slightly.
  • Microwave morsels in medium, microwave-safe bowl on Medium-High power for 1 minute; stir.
  • Microwave at additional 10-20 second intervals, stirring until smooth.
  • Stir in sour cream.
  • Spread over top of cheesecake.
  • Bake 10 minutes.
  • Cool completely in pan on wire rack.
  • Refrigerate for several hours or overnight.

Add Your Own Notes


Serving: 145gCalories: 524.8kcalCarbohydrates: 32.1gProtein: 9.8gFat: 40.6gSaturated Fat: 24.2gCholesterol: 165.8mgSodium: 353.3mgFiber: 0.6gSugar: 19.8g
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