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Cheesecake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Baba

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Crust:
18 squares (14.4 oz box) graham crackers
2 tbsp sugar
1 stick of butter

Cake:
4 eggs
24 oz Philadelphia Cream Cheese
1 cup sifted sugar
2 tsp vanilla
Few drops of lemon juice (optional)

Topping:
1 pint sour cream
2 tsp sugar
1 tsp vanilla

Directions:
Directions:
NOTE: I made a handwritten note that says that the full recipe will overflow the pan, and to only make 3/4 of the recipe. I would suggest either making 3/4 of the recipe (3/4 of the ingredients listed above), or using a larger pan than 9".

Preheat oven to 350.

Crust:
1. Melt butter for crust.
2. Crush graham crackers in zip-lock bag.
3. Mix melted butter, sugar, and crushed graham crackers.
4. Line 9" square pan with aluminum foil. Allow extra foil around all sides to be turned up later.
5. Press crust mixture on sides of lined pan. Note that there may be more crust than pan.

Cake:
1. Add all cake ingredients to mixing bowl. Add a few drops of lemon juice if desired.
2. Mix on medium speed for 30 minutes.
3. Pour mixture into lined/crusted pan.
4. Bake at 350 for 35 minutes.
5. While cake is baking, prepare the topping.

Topping:
1. Mix topping ingredients in a bowl.
2. After cake is finished baking, remove from oven and increase oven temperature to 450.
3. Turn foil up to prevent spilling.
4. Immediately spread topping evenly across cake.
5. Return to 450 oven for 7 minutes.
6. Cool then refrigerate.

Cake can be frozen.

Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
About 90 minutes, not including cooling/refrigeration

 

 

 

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