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New York Style Cheesecake Recipe

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This recipe for New York Style Cheesecake, by , is from Fox's Family Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Katie McCarty


1 Cup of Graham Crakers
4 TBSP. Butter, Melted
1 1/2 TBSP. Sugar

5 packages(8oz each) cream cheese, softened
1 1/2 Cups of Sugar
2 Tsp. grated orange zest
1 Tsp. grated lemon zest
3 TBSP. Flour
1/2 Tsp. Vanilla
5 large eggs
2 large egg yolks
1/2 cup sour cream

Preheat oven to 350. Grease bottom and sides of a 9 inch spring pan.

Crust- in small bowl mix together crumbs, melted butter and sugar. press mixture evenly over prepared pan bottom. Bake crust until golden, 10 Min. Transfer to wire rack to cool.

Filling- Large bowl beat together cream cheese, sugar, orange zest, lemon zest, at medium speed until creamy. Gradually beat in flour and vanilla. Add eggs and egg yolks 1 at a time beating well after each addition. Add sour cream and beat until smooth.

Pour mixture into crust. Bake 25 Min. Increase oven temperature to 500 degrees bake until top is golden, about 4 min. Reduce oven temperature to 200 degrees, bake for 30 min. longer. Turn off oven, let cake stand in over with door ajar for 30 Min. Transfer pan to a wire rack to cool slightly. While cake is still warm gently run a knife around edge. When cool, carefully remove sides o pan. Chill for at least 2 hours. Remove from fridge 20 min before serving.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Sometimes the cake won't cook evenly. Wrap the bottom of pan in foil and place pan in another pan with a small amount of water. But make sure foil is wrapped good and water does not come above foil. This will help cake cook evenly.




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