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CLASSIC NEW YORK CHEESECAKE, BRIAN'S Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Olevia Hembree-Smith

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
INGREDIENTS:
1 1/2 c. graham cracker crumbs
5 Tbsp. butter
1 tsp. honey
1/4 c. sugar

FILLING INGREDIENTS:
5 (8 oz.) bars cream cheese, room temperature
2 Tbsp. all-purpose flour
1 Tbsp. powdered sugar
1 1/2 c. sugar
1/4 tsp. vanilla
2 egg yolks at room temperature
5 eggs at room temperature

Directions:
Directions:
CRUST DIRECTIONS:
1. Mix ingredients together with hands until well blended and crumbs appear moist.
2. Heavily coat 10-inch springform pan with cooking spray.
3. Pour crust into pan,.
4. With hands, spread evenly across the bottom and pat down firmly.

BAKING DIRECTIONS:
1. Place first four ingredients in a large mixing bowl and beat on high until they are completely blended.
2. Add vanilla and 2 yolks, beat again.
3. Add eggs one at a time, beating well.
4. Pour into greased 10-inch springform pan.
5. Place pan in a 350 F. oven.
6. Bake for about 1 hr. 45 minutes to 2 hours or until the center is set.
7. When done, cake feels bouncy to the touch, and a toothpick tests clean.
8. Let cool. Cool to room temperature, then refrigerate for 3 hours.

 

 

 

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