Strawberry Cheesecake Extraordinaire

Joyce Lowery

By
@jlowery55

In response for my daughter's request for a "real" cheesecake.


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Serves:

8

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

50 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

CRUST

1 c
graham cracker crumbs
1/2 c
butter melted

CHEESECAKE

12 oz
cream cheese, softened
1 c
sugar
3
eggs, beaten
1/2 tsp
almond extract
1/2 tsp
vanilla extract

SOUR CREAM TOPPING

8 oz
sour cream
1/2 c
sugar
1/4 tsp
almond extract
1 tsp
vanilla extract

STRAWBERRY TOPPING

2 c
strawberries, crushed (1 pint)
1/4 c
sugar
3 Tbsp
cornstarch
1/4 c
water
1/4 c
lemon juicce
1/4 c
strawberries, crushed
1/4 c
strawberry jelly

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Crust: Mix crumbs with melted butter. Shape into a 10 inch spring form pan.
2
Cheesecake: Combine softened cream cheese with sugar and beat until smooth. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Add extracts and mix. Pour into unbaked graham cracker crust and bake 30 minutes at 350 degrees. Cool for 10 minutes.
3
Sour Cream Topping: Mix sour cream, sugar, and extracts. Pour on top of cheesecake. Bake for 15 minutes at 350 degrees. Allow to cool
4
Strawberry Topping: Place sliced strawberries over the chilled cheesecake. Blend the sugar and cornstarch in a small saucepan. Stir in water, lemon juice, mashed strawberries and jelly. Cook, stirring constantly until mixture thickens and boils. Boil and stir for one minute. Cool thoroughly before spreading on cheesecake.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pies
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American