Summer Breeze Cheesecake

Debbie Hoggan


This is a real favorite with our customers, family and friends!


★★★★★ 2 votes

2 Hr
1 Hr 20 Min


  • 1 c
    graham cracker crumbs
  • 2 1/2 Tbsp
    tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp
    white granulated sugar
  • 2 1/2 lb
    cream cheese, softened
  • 1 1/2 c
    white granulated sugar
  • 1
    lemon, (zest of the peel)
  • 1
    orange, (zest of the peel)
  • 1/2 tsp
    vanilla extract (i prefer pure)
  • 3 Tbsp
    white all-purpose flour
  • 5
  • 2
    egg yolks
  • 1/2 c
    sour cream
  • ·
    (sauce of choice)

How to Make Summer Breeze Cheesecake


  1. Preheat oven to 375°
    Butter the bottom of a 9“ spring form pan. In a mixing bowl, combine graham cracker crumbs, butter and sugar and mix well. Press onto bottom of spring form pan and bake until golden, about 8 minutes. Set aside to cool. When completely cooled, butter the sides of the pan.
    Increase oven temperature to 500°
    In a large mixing bowl with an electric mixer, combine cream cheese, sugar, zests and vanilla and beat until light and creamy. Add the flour, then the eggs and yolks 1 at a time, mixing well after each addition. Add the sour cream and mix until smooth. Pour mixture into prepared pan and bake for 12 minutes.
    Reduce oven temperature to 200°
    Bake for 1 hour more.
    Transfer cake to a cooling rack and let cool completely. Refrigerate cake overnight before serving.
    To serve, top with sauce of choice.
    Slice with a knife dipped in hot water and wiped with a clean cloth, and serve.

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Course/Dish: Cakes

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