Delicious cheesecake

    1 hour 25 min

    This is a classic baked cheesecake with a soured cream and sugar topping that adds a nice crunch. The biscuit base has crushed walnuts and cinnamon. Absolutely delicious!


    Buckinghamshire, England, UK
    1 person made this

    Makes: 1 23cm cheesecake

    • Cheesecake base
    • 125g digestive biscuits, crushed
    • 50g softened butter
    • 50g caster sugar
    • 60g crushed walnuts
    • ½ teaspoon cinnamon
    • Cheesecake filling
    • 225g cream cheese
    • 2 eggs
    • 225g soured cream
    • 100g caster sugar
    • Grated zest from 1 lemon
    • ½ teaspoon vanilla essence
    • Cheesecake topping
    • 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
    • 225g soured cream

    Prep:20min  ›  Cook:35min  ›  Extra time:30min cooling  ›  Ready in:1hr25min 

      Cheesecake base:

    1. Preheat oven to 190 C / Gas 5.
    2. Mix together all ingredients for the base and place into a 23cm (9 inch) tin with a loose base. Press crumbs firmly against sides and bottom. Bake for 8 minutes.
    3. Filling:

    4. Mix together all the ingredients for the filling and pour onto biscuit base. Bake at 190 C for 20 minutes. Remove from the oven and cool for 15 minutes.
    5. Cheesecake topping:

    6. Turn oven up to 250 C / Gas 9.
    7. Mix 2 tablespoons sugar and 225g soured cream; spread over the top of the cheesecake. Return to the oven and bake for 5 minutes to brown the top.
    8. Remove and allow to cool. Tastes best when the cake is left in the fridge overnight.

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