Delectable New York Cheesecake

Delectable New York Cheesecake


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About this recipe: This is one of the easiest cheesecake recipes around. A creamy cheesecake filling is poured on top of a biscuit base and then baked. Serve as is or with fresh berries.


Makes: 1 23cm or 26cm round cheesecake

  • 900g cream cheese
  • 150g caster sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 tablespoons cornflour
  • 250ml soured cream
  • 125g digestive biscuits, crushed into crumbs
  • 6 tablespoons melted unsalted butter
  • 4 tablespoons caster sugar

Prep:30min  ›  Cook:45min  ›  Extra time:3hr cooling  ›  Ready in:4hr15min 

  1. Preheat oven to 200 C / Gas 6.
  2. Mix biscuit crumbs, melted butter and 4 tablespoons sugar together. Press mixture on the bottom of one 23cm or 26cm round springform tin. Place in freezer for 10 minutes.
  3. Cream 150g sugar and cream cheese until smooth. Beat in eggs, vanilla and cornflour until just mixed. Stir in soured cream until blended. Pour into prepared base.
  4. Bake at 200 C / Gas 6 for 45 minutes. Turn oven off and leave cheesecake in oven with the door ajar for 3 hours. Serve with your favourite topping.

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