strawberry cheesecake extraordinaire

★★★★★ 2 Reviews
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By Joyce Lowery
from Sterlington, LA

In response for my daughter's request for a "real" cheesecake.

★★★★★ 2 Reviews
serves 8
prep time 20 Min
cook time 50 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For strawberry cheesecake extraordinaire

  • CRUST
  • 1 c
    graham cracker crumbs
  • 1/2 c
    butter melted
  • CHEESECAKE
  • 12 oz
    cream cheese, softened
  • 1 c
    sugar
  • 3
    eggs, beaten
  • 1/2 tsp
    almond extract
  • 1/2 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • SOUR CREAM TOPPING
  • 8 oz
    sour cream
  • 1/2 c
    sugar
  • 1/4 tsp
    almond extract
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • STRAWBERRY TOPPING
  • 2 c
    strawberries, crushed (1 pint)
  • 1/4 c
    sugar
  • 3 Tbsp
    cornstarch
  • 1/4 c
    water
  • 1/4 c
    lemon juicce
  • 1/4 c
    strawberries, crushed
  • 1/4 c
    strawberry jelly

How To Make strawberry cheesecake extraordinaire

  • 1
    Crust: Mix crumbs with melted butter. Shape into a 10 inch spring form pan.
  • 2
    Cheesecake: Combine softened cream cheese with sugar and beat until smooth. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Add extracts and mix. Pour into unbaked graham cracker crust and bake 30 minutes at 350 degrees. Cool for 10 minutes.
  • 3
    Sour Cream Topping: Mix sour cream, sugar, and extracts. Pour on top of cheesecake. Bake for 15 minutes at 350 degrees. Allow to cool
  • 4
    Strawberry Topping: Place sliced strawberries over the chilled cheesecake. Blend the sugar and cornstarch in a small saucepan. Stir in water, lemon juice, mashed strawberries and jelly. Cook, stirring constantly until mixture thickens and boils. Boil and stir for one minute. Cool thoroughly before spreading on cheesecake.

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