Saturday, November 24, 2012

Delicious New York-Style Cheesecake Recipe

I hope you had a wonderful thanksgiving.  Susy and I did.  Among the many delicious dishes Susy made was a Cheesecake.

eating cheese cake
Thanks to Daniel Spils of Flickr for the photo
Susy made her first cheesecake years ago.  She experimented with different recipes until she found a really good one.  Then she started modifying that recipe.  Now it's completely different and uniquely her own.  If you love cheesecake I highly recommend you make this recipe.

I know this is a scrapbook blog not a cooking blog, but this recipe is so delicious that I wanted to share it with you.

18 crushed Oreo cookies
2 Tbsp butter
3 8 ounces packages cream cheese
16 ounces mascarpone cheese
1 cup sugar
3 Tbsp all-purpose flower
1 tablespoon vanilla extract
3 large eggs
8 ounces of sour cream

Wrap the outside of a 9 inch spring form pan with tinfoil.

Stir together cookie crumbs and butter and press into the bottom of a 9 inch spring form pan

Bake at 325 for 10 min

After removing the spring form pan from the oven raise the oven temperature to 350 degrees.

Beat cream cheese and mascarpone cheese at medium speed until smooth.  Gradually add flower, sugar,  and vanilla and continue beating until blended.

Add eggs 1 at a time.  Beat well after each addition.

Add sour cream and beat until just blended

Take your spring form pan and put it inside a large pan.

Pour your blended ingredients into the spring form pan.

Put your spring form pan and the pan it's inside in the oven.  Fill the pan that your spring form pan  is inside 2/3 full with water.   Note: it's easy to skip this step, but it's its an important step because not only will it prevent your cake from cracking it will also prevent it from sinking resulting in not only a prettier, but also a much lighter and fluffier cheese cake

Bake at 350 for 1 hour and 5 minutes or until center is set.

Remove cheesecake from water bath.

Cool on wire rack.

Cover and chill at least 8 hours before serving.

Susy usually waits to run a knife around the edge and removes the cheesecake pan just before serving.  This will keep your sides from getting messed up.

For topping Susy usually melts chocolate with whipping cream and pours that on top of the cheesecake while its still in the pan resulting in a nice pretty layer of chocolate on top, but you could put any topping you like.

I hope you enjoy the cheesecake.  If you make it please tell us how it turns out for you.

Sorry for a non scrapbook posting, but this cheesecake was just too good not to share the recipe with all our scrappy friends.  If you share this recipe please give credit to both Susy and our blog.

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