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strawberry cheesecake

★★★★★ 1
a recipe by
Jessica Mills
Dover, DE

I came across this recipe while looking through a cookbook my aunt made for me as a wedding gift . Not only is this cheesecake really yummy . But its also my husband's and a really good friend of mines favorite as well . Lets just say if i tell her i am making a cheesecake she runs right over for a piece its that good she tells me :)

★★★★★ 1
serves 6 to 8
prep time 25 Min
cook time 1 Hr 10 Min
method Convection Oven

Ingredients For strawberry cheesecake

  • 1 3/4 c
    graham cracker crumbs
  • 1/3 c
    butter, melted
  • 1 1/4 c
    sugar , divided
  • 3 pkg
    cream cheese softened ( u may use what ever kind of cream cheese that your local store carries ) i use philadelphia cream cheese
  • 2 tsp
    pure vanilla extract
  • 3
  • 1 c
    sour cream ( i use daisiy or hellava good sour cream )
  • 1 can
    strawberry pie filling ( or u can make your own strawberry topping yourself with fresh strawberries)

How To Make strawberry cheesecake

  • 1
    Preheat your oven to 350 degrees
  • 2
    In a med. size bowl mix your graham cracker crumbs , the melted butter and 1/4 cup of your sugar . press firmly into the bottom of your springform pan and about 2 1/2 inches up the side of the pan , place into your freezer for a few minutes .
  • 3
    Beat your cream cheese remaining 1 cup of sugar and the vanilla in a large bowl with a electric mixer on high speed until well blended . add your eggs 1 at a time mixing on a low speed after each egg just until blended add your sour cream . pour into your crust .
  • 4
    Bake for 1 hour and 10 minutes for until the center is almost set ( i put foil around my springform pan and bake my cheesecake in a water bath so it won't crack ) . turn off your oven leaving your door slightly ajar leave cheesecake in the oven for 1 hour remove from the oven and cool on a wire rack . place into your refrigerator for 4 hours remove your side of the pan and top it with your pie filling enjoy :)

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