Pat 's Holiday Cheesecake

Pat 's Holiday Cheesecake Recipe

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kathy pagan


My mom always made this at Easter and Christmas and Thanksgiving! It's at least 45 years old, and worth the time! If it cracks on top, just top off with cherry or blueberry pie filling!


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20 Min
2 Hr


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1 lb
ricotta cheese
2 c
sour cream
16 oz
cream cheese
11/2 c
granulated sugar
1/2 c
butter, melted
eggs, extra large
3 Tbsp
3 Tbsp
corn starch
5 tsp
5 tsp
lemon juice

How to Make Pat 's Holiday Cheesecake


  • 1Preheat oven to 350. Combine ricotta and sour cream in bowl of stand mixer. Slowly beat in cream cheese, sugar and butter. Increase speed to medium and add eggs, one at a time.
  • 2Combine dry ingredients and add to mixer, blend til combined, then add vanilla and lemon juice. Beat on high for 5 minutes.
  • 3Pour into 10" spring pan. Bake for one hour. Turn oven off and leave in the oven for one more hour.
  • 4Remove and cool slightly. Take off spring pan side. If it cracked on top, you can hide with fruit!

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About Pat 's Holiday Cheesecake

Course/Dish: Cakes, Other Desserts
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: American
Hashtag: #cheesecake

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