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Classic cheesecake is the ultimate creamy and delectable dessert. It can be enjoyed as a simple and classic recipe without any added ingredients or toppings. But if you are feeling creative or adventurous, why not have some fun and create a variation with your favorite toppings!

Here’s our list of some ideas for adding toppings to your classic cheesecake

We start our list with the most common down to “why not!” And we highly recommend combining toppings to make it more creative and fun!

Fruit Toppings for Cheesecake

Cheesecake and fruit go together like peanut butter and jelly. It is a winning combination of tastes! Most fruits are amazing with cheesecake so choose your favorites to top yours off! Here’s our list of toppings to try.

  • Cherries
  • Strawberries
  • Blueberries
  • Pineapple
  • Peaches
  • Bananas
  • Raisins

Crunchy Cheesecake Toppings

Cheesecake is so deliciously creamy, that adding a crunchy topping can add amazing texture and crunch.

  • Nuts – add your favorites
  • Chocolate chips
  • Crumbled oreos or other cookies
  • Toffee chips
  • Baked Coconut
  • Coffee beans

Syrup & Creamy Cheesecake Toppings

Want to keep your cheesecake creamy with an extra sweet topping? Add one of these delicious syrups.

  • Whipped Cream
  • Caramel Syrup
  • Chocolate Syrup
  • Chocolate Ganache
  • Strawberry Syrup
  • Maple Syrup
  • Orange Marmalade

Alcoholic Cheesecake Toppings – Drizzle over the top

Alcoholic options are often added to ice cream, why not cheesecake? Here’s a list of some delicious spirits that will make your cheesecake more fun!

  • Creme de mint
  • Coffee Liquor
  • Irish Cream
  • Chocolate Liquor
  • Coconut Rum
  • Amaretto

What! That Can’t be a Cheesecake Topping! Or can it?

Wanna have some fun with your cheesecake? Try some unique and fun toppings! Here are a few suggestions.

  • Mint leaves
  • Potato Chips
  • Dry Cereal – fruit loops, cheerios, chex, etc
  • Salsa
  • Hot Sauce
  • Sausage
  • Pickles

Share your favorite toppings! #cheesecakeday