European Cheese Cake

Diana Absher


Oma's best cheese cake!
It's hard to duplicate a recipe from another country, Since we cannot get "Quark" anywhere over here, we use cream cheese.
This is pretty darn close in taste as I've ever had.
Bavaria ,I miss u !


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25 Min
1 Hr



  • 1/4 c
    plus 1 tbs unsalted butter
  • 1/4 c
    plus 1 tbs sugar
  • 1 1/4 c
  • 1 Tbsp
    baking powder
  • 1

  • 16 oz
    cream cheese/ softened
  • 16 oz
    sour cream
  • 1 c
  • 2
  • 1/4 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 2 Tbsp
    corn starch
  • ·
    add a little lemon juice to filling ; just a little!

How to Make European Cheese Cake


  1. PASTRY; Medium bowl
    Cream the butter,sugar & egg until light & fluffy
  2. add flour & baking powder until mixture is firm
  3. place in greased Spring Form Cake Pan shaping bottom of pan so 1/4 inch high around edges
    ( if pastry appears sticky/hard to work with,dip hands in flour !
  4. FILLING; Large bowl
    mix cream cheese, sugar, & eggs until smooth
  5. add vanilla & sour cream,continue mixing ,add corn starch.
  6. pour into pastry shell, BAKE for 15 min @ 400 degrees
    then REDUCE to 325 degrees , bake until golden brown approximately 1 hour

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About European Cheese Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: German

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