New York Cheesecake

New York Cheesecake Recipe

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Amy Scotti


My family loves cheesecake, especially a good New York style one-no crust! This one has a really pleasing flavor and is especially good topped with our favorite cherry pie filling. But you can top it with whatever pleases you, or have it plain. It's a good company dessert or hostess gift.

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20 Min
3 Hr


8 oz bricks of cream cheese, room temperature
8 oz. tub of whipped cream cheese
1 1/4 c
granulated sugar
1/2 c
all purpose flour
1 Tbsp
lemon juice
1 tsp
vanilla extract
1 pt
sour cream
1/2 c
(1 stick) unsalted butter, room temperature

How to Make New York Cheesecake


  • 1Cut cream cheese bricks and butter in small pieces. Place in a very large bowl with the rest of the ingredients. Beat 20 minutes with hand held mixer at high speed. (Do not use a stand mixer!). Don't overbeat, mixture should be smooth, but not frothy.
  • 2Grease and flour a 10" springform pan. Pour batter into pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 1 hour. Leave the cake in the oven and turn the oven off. Leave in the oven for 2 more hours. You can use a water bath, but be sure to wrap aluminum foil around the bottom of the pan.
  • 3Lat cool completely on a wire rack and then refrigerate.

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About New York Cheesecake

Course/Dish: Cakes
Other Tag: For Kids
Hashtags: #easy, #creamy, #filling