Cheesecake is a yummy and sweet dessert that originated from Greece. It consists of a crust and a fluffy cream cheese filling. The crust is made of crushed cookies pressed into a pan. The cheese filling is a combination of cream cheese, sour cream and flour, sweetened with sugar and vanilla extract.
• 3 cups digestive cookie crumbs
• 1/2 cup butter (melted)
• 16 oz cream cheese (at room temperature)
• 1 1/4 cups sour cream (at room temperature)
• 3/4 cup sugar
• 1 1/2 tbsp lemon juice
• 3 tbsp all-purpose flour
• 1 tsp vanilla extract
• 3 large eggs
• preferred toppings (optional)
Preheat oven to 285 F.
Place digestive cookies in a food processor.
Push until it fine crumbs form.
Once done, transfer to a large bowl.
Add melted butter into the bowl.
Mix well to combine.
Transfer crust mixture into a 7-inch pan.
Spread it on the bottom and along the sides of the pan.
Press the crust on the bottom of the pan.
Place the pan inside the fridge for 30 minutes.
Prepare another mixing bowl.
Add cream cheese into the bowl.
Whisk using a handheld electric mixer until creamy.
Add sour cream, sugar, lemon juice, all-purpose flour, and vanilla extract.
Whisk using a handheld electric mixer.
Continue to whisk until well combined.
Prepare a separate bowl.
Crack open three eggs.
Lightly whisk the eggs.
Add to the cheese filling.
Fold until well combined.
Remove the pan from the fridge.
Pour cheese filling into the pan of crust.
Place it inside the preheated oven.
Let it bake for an hour and 45 minutes or until the cheese filling has set.
Gently shake the pan to check the center of the fluffiness of the filling.
Once done, remove from the oven.
Let it cool completely.
Place in the fridge for at least 8 hours.
After 8 hours, remove the cheesecake from the pan.
Garnish with your preferred toppings.
Slice in equal portions.
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