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old fashioned cheese cake

(1 rating)
Recipe by
babz bernad
cleveland, OH

This recepie was a guarded secret in my husbands' family. When ever I ask what to bring to any gathering, it is ALWAYS this...and if I don't get around to it...I am in big trouble...LOL.

(1 rating)
yield 12 -18 depends on how much of a cheesecake addict you are :)
prep time 30 Min
cook time 1 Hr 10 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For old fashioned cheese cake

  • 2 pkg
    graham crackers crushed (i put mine in the food processor), (inside a box of graham crackers there are 3 packages. you will need 2 of these.)
  • 1 1/2 stick
    butter, melted
  • 2 tsp
    ground cinnamon
  • 3 pkg
    cream cheese, room temperature
  • 1 c
    white sugar
  • 5
    eggs room temperature
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1/2 c
    white sugar
  • 2 pkg
    8 oz containers sour cream
  • 1/2 tsp
    vanilla extract

How To Make old fashioned cheese cake

  • 1
    crust: combine melted butter with graham cracker crumbs and cinnamon with fork and pour into cake pan press mixture into bottom of pan until smooth and partially up the sides of pan until firm. filling: add cream cheese to mixing bowl and beat until no longer in bar form add 1 egg and beat on high until combined and smooth add some of the sugar and beat on high till combined continue to add eggs and sugar separately., beating in between add vanilla and beat mixture on high for 2 minutes pour into crust and level out bake at 300 for 1 hour. Test for done with toothpick that comes out clean filling will be puffy and look cool for 5 minutes as though there will be no room for topping while cooling prepare topping Don’t worry, the filling deflates during the 5 minute cooling topping: combine together sugar, sour cram and vanilla in a bowl when 5 minute cooling is up, spread topping onto cake and return to oven for 5 minutes to set topping and smooth it out. to cool cake fully, place in refrigerator overnight. Minimum 5 hours to set topping and cake cover after fully cooled serve cold.