Old Fashioned Cheese Cake Recipe

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Old fashioned cheese cake

babz bernad


This recepie was a guarded secret in my husbands' family. When ever I ask what to bring to any gathering, it is ALWAYS this...and if I don't get around to it...I am in big trouble...LOL.

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12-18 depends on how much of a cheesecake addict you are :)


30 Min


1 Hr 10 Min





2 pkg
graham crackers crushed (i put mine in the food processor), (inside a box of graham crackers there are 3 packages. you will need 2 of these.)
1 1/2 stick
butter, melted
2 tsp
ground cinnamon


3 pkg
cream cheese, room temperature
1 c
white sugar
eggs room temperature
1 tsp
vanilla extract


1/2 c
white sugar
2 pkg
8 oz containers sour cream
1/2 tsp
vanilla extract

Directions Step-By-Step

combine melted butter with graham cracker crumbs and cinnamon with fork and pour into cake pan
press mixture into bottom of pan until smooth and partially up the sides of pan until firm.

add cream cheese to mixing bowl and beat until no longer in bar form
add 1 egg and beat on high until combined and smooth
add some of the sugar and beat on high till combined
continue to add eggs and sugar separately., beating in between
add vanilla and beat mixture on high for 2 minutes
pour into crust and level out

bake at 300 for 1 hour. Test for done with toothpick that comes out clean filling will be puffy and look
cool for 5 minutes as though there will be no room for topping
while cooling prepare topping Don’t worry, the filling deflates during the 5 minute cooling

combine together sugar, sour cram and vanilla in a bowl

when 5 minute cooling is up, spread topping onto cake and return to oven for 5 minutes to set topping and smooth it out.

to cool cake fully, place in refrigerator overnight. Minimum 5 hours to set topping and cake cover after fully cooled
serve cold.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Desserts
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: American