RECIPE: Very Cherry Cheesecake Sundaes

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Very Cherry Cheesecake Sundaes

Cherry Sauce Ingredients

  • Cherries               1 lb         
  • Sugar                   1/2 C     
  • Cornstarch          2T           
  • Cold Water         3 oz        
  •  Orange Juice      3 oz        
  •  Orange Zest        1/2 t      

Cherry Sauce Procedure

  1. Remove stems and pits from fresh Cherries.        
  2. Combine Sugar and Cornstarch in a bowl. 
  3. Add Water and Orange Juice to sauté pan. Whisk in Sugar/Cornstarch blend. 
  4. Stir over medium heat until thick.                             
  5. Add pitted Cherries and Orange Zest. Bring to boil, reduce heat and simmer for 10 min. 
  6. Remove from heat.  Allow to cool.  Refrigerate before using. 

Very Cherry Cheesecake Sundaes Recipe

  • Cherry Sauce (see recipe above) 
  • Deeply Chilled Slices of The Cheesecake Factory’s Original and/or Chocolate Mousse Cheesecake
  • Whipped Cream
  • Chocolate Chips


  1. Use an ice cream scoop to form a round scoop of Deeply Chilled Cheesecake and place it in the bottom of a Mason Jar.
  2. Top the Cheesecake scoop with a large spoonful of Cherry Sauce, followed by a dollop of Whipped Cream.
  3. Top the Whipped Cream with another scoop of Deeply Chilled Cheesecake, followed by another large spoonful of Cherry Sauce and another dollop of whipped cream.
  4. Garnish with chocolate chips and enjoy! 
  5. Note: For picnics, place the lid on the Mason Jar and keep in a cooler until ready to serve.  

The Cheesecake Factory is celebrating National Cheesecake Day on Monday, July 30th by offering “Any Slice, Half Price” for dine-in guests. 

  • On July 30th, The Cheesecake Factory is also introducing two new cheesecakes:   
  • Very Cherry Ghirardelli® Chocolate Cheesecake: Cherry Cheesecake on a Layer of Fudge Cake, Loaded with Cherries and Ghirardelli® Chocolate.  And for every slice sold through next February, we’ll donate 25cents our local Feeding America food bank. 
  •  Cinnabon® Cinnamon Swirl Cheesecake: Layers of Cinnabon Cinnamon Cheesecake and Vanilla Crunch Cake Topped with Cream Cheese Frosting and Caramel 
  • The Very Cherry Cheesecake Sundaes are a really simple, fun recipe that features a homemade, fresh Cherry Sauce and any of our more than 30 legendary cheesecakes.  Made in Mason Jars, they’re perfect for summer picnics and backyard BBQs!   

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