Once you discover my easy recipe for New York-style cheesecake, you will stop paying high prices for the frozen ones. It uses authentic ingredients to make a delicate graham cracker crust and a dense, sweet filling of cream cheese, sour cream and a kiss of tart lemon. Eat it plain or top with a lovely berry topping. Smart Recipes, American Recipes, Dairy Recipes, Recipes Dairy American Homemade New York-Style Cheesecake Homemade New York-Style Cheesecake Recipe | CHEFBear.net PT2H30M Serves 8 5 Cups Water 2 Pounds Cream Cheese 2 Cups Granulated Sugar 3 Tablespoons Corn Starch 4 Teaspoons Pure Vanilla Extract 1/2 Large Lemon 1/4 Teaspoon Salt 6 Large Eggs 1/2 Cup Sour Cream 12 N/A Graham Crackers 5 Tablespoons Unsalted Butter 2 Tablespoons Granulated Sugar 1/8 Tablespoon Salt Preheat the oven to 375 degrees. Wrap a springform pan with foil, and lightly coat with cooking spray. In a food processor, combine the graham crackers, melted butter, sugar, salt, and pulse until well combined. Press the crumbs into the springform pan, and bake for 10 minutes. Set aside. Reduce the oven to 325 degrees. Bring the 5 Cups of water to a rapid boil. In a stand mixer on medium speed, combine the cream cheese, sugar and cornstarch and blend until smooth. Stir in the vanilla, lemon juice and zest, and salt, and blend on low speed until just combined. Slowly add the eggs, one at a time, and mix on low. Carefully fold in the sour cream into this mixture. Place the springform pan in a large roasting pan & carefully pour the batter on top of the crust. Pour the boiling water in the roasting pan, and bake the cake for 1 1/2 hour or until the center is set. Allow the cheesecake to cool for 45 minutes, in the waterbath, before chilling in the refrigerator for 8 hours if not overnight.

Homemade New York-Style Cheesecake

Homemade New York-Style Cheesecake Recipe


Once you discover my easy recipe for New York-style cheesecake, you will stop paying high prices for the frozen ones. It uses authentic ingredients to make a delicate graham cracker crust and a dense, sweet filling of cream cheese, sour cream and a kiss of tart lemon. Eat it plain or top with a lovely berry topping.

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Recipe Information

Flavor Profile

American

Protein

Dairy

Category

Desserts

Serves

8

Total Time

2 Hours 30 Minutes

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Ingredients

      • 5 Cups Water
      • 2 Pounds Cream Cheese (4 Blocks - At Room Temperature)
      • 2 Cups Granulated Sugar
      • 3 Tablespoons Corn Starch
      • 4 Teaspoons Pure Vanilla Extract
      • 1/2 Large Lemon (Zested & Juiced)
      • 1/4 Teaspoon Salt
      • 6 Large Eggs
      • 1/2 Cup Sour Cream

      • Graham Cracker Crust
      • 12 Graham Crackers
      • 5 Tablespoons Unsalted Butter (Melted)
      • 2 Tablespoons Granulated Sugar
      • 1/8 Tablespoon Salt

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees. Wrap a springform pan with foil, and lightly coat with cooking spray.
  2. In a food processor, combine the graham crackers, melted butter, sugar, salt, and pulse until well combined. Press the crumbs into the springform pan, and bake for 10 minutes. Set aside.
  3. Reduce the oven to 325 degrees. Bring the 5 Cups of water to a rapid boil.
  4. In a stand mixer on medium speed, combine the cream cheese, sugar and cornstarch and blend until smooth. Stir in the vanilla, lemon juice and zest, and salt, and blend on low speed until just combined. Slowly add the eggs, one at a time, and mix on low. Carefully fold in the sour cream into this mixture.
  5. Place the springform pan in a large roasting pan & carefully pour the batter on top of the crust. Pour the boiling water in the roasting pan, and bake the cake for 1 1/2 hour or until the center is set.
  6. Allow the cheesecake to cool for 45 minutes, in the waterbath, before chilling in the refrigerator for 8 hours if not overnight.



Nutrition & Cost Facts

Calories

838 kcal

Carbs

77 g

Fat

54 g

Protein

12 g

Cost Per Serving

$2.02

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