Easiest apple cheesecake

Easiest apple cheesecake


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About this recipe: This cheesecake recipe is easier than most baked cheesecakes - you don't have to fret about the top cracking because it is covered with a gorgeous mixture of sliced apples, cinnamon and sugar. I get many requests for the recipe.


Serves: 10 

  • 175g butter or margarine, softened
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 200g plain flour
  • 100g sugar
  • 550g cream cheese, softened
  • 4 tablespoons caster sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 3/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 375g apples - peeled, cored and thinly sliced
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 100g sugar

Prep:25min  ›  Cook:50min  ›  Ready in:1hr15min 

  1. Preheat oven to 180 C / Gas 4.
  2. Mix together 175g butter, 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract, plain flour, and 100g of sugar in a bowl. Press the mixture into the bottom of an ungreased 23cm (9 in) springform cake tin.
  3. Beat together the cream cheese and 4 tablespoons sugar in a large bowl. Stir in the eggs and 3/4 teaspoons vanilla extract. Pour the mixture over the base.
  4. Combine the sliced apples, cinnamon, and 100g sugar in a bowl. Spoon apple mixture evenly over the cream cheese mixture. Place the springform tin on a baking tray.
  5. Bake in preheated oven until centre is set, 50 to 65 minutes.

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