I am using a 3" tall 8" diameter pan here. Prepare the cake pan with pan grease and parchment paper Preheat the oven to 350°F Be sure that all your ingredients are at room temperature before mixing
Author: Gretchen's Bakery
Serves: 1- 8" cake
Cream Cheese 24 ounces or 2½cups (670g)
Granulated Sugar 1¼ cup (250g)
Eggs large 6 (300g)
Vanilla Paste or Extract 3 teaspoons (15ml)
Sour Cream 1½ cups (330g)
Lemon Zest *optional 1 lemon
Graham Cracker Crumbs 2½ cups (250g)
Granulated Sugar 2 Tablespoons (28g)
Unsalted Butter 8 tablespoons (113g)
Prepare the crust by combining the melted butter, graham cracker crumbs and second measure of granulated sugar together.
Press into the sides and bottom of the prepared pan then bake for 10 minutes at 350°f
Prepare the cheesecake batter by creaming the cream cheese smooth with the first measure of granulated sugar.
Add the eggs slowly, scrape the bottom and sides of the bowl to make sure you do not get lumps.
Add the vanilla extract and lemon zest
Add the sour cream
Mix smooth then pour the batter into the graham cracker crust
Bake in a water bath in a preheated 350°f oven for 20 minutes then turn the oven temperature down to 300°f and bake form another 1hour and 20 minutes or until it is no longer liquid-y in the center but jiggles slightly like Jell-O
Turn off the oven and allow the cheesecake to cool down while still in the oven for another hour.
Remove from the oven cool completely then refrigerate overnight.
Un-mold from the cake pan, invert onto a serving platter and top with fresh strawberries
Glaze the strawberries with melted apple jelly if desired
Cheesecakes must stay refrigerated at all times for up to 10 days
All ingredients should be at room temperature before beginning This is a Building on recipes so be sure to prepare the caramel sauce well in advance so it can cool and get thick. The brownie base will need to be prepared ahead as well. Prepare an 8" cake pan with Pan Grease and a parchment circle fitted in the bottom. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F
It is so delicious and just bursting with holiday cheer!
I hope you try it and add this unique dessert to your holiday table this year!
(There is no video for the mixing of this cheesecake but for reference watch the Lemon Cheesecake tutorial since it is exactly the same mix method only in place of the lemon, you will be using the eggnog flavors!)
All ingredients are to be at room temperature Liquor is optional although a traditional Egg Nog will have alcohol in it, so omitting it will take away from the desired taste of this cheesecake. If you do Omit, there is no need to substitute anything in its place The custard can be an instant vanilla pudding mix if you do not want to prepare an entire recipe of my Pastry Cream just for this recipe Prepare an 8" cake pan with Pan Grease and a parchment circle fitted in the bottom. Preheat the oven to 350° F
Author: Gretchen's Bakery
Serves: 1- 8 " Cake
Golden Oreo Cookies 1¼ cup crushed (approximately 18 cookies)
All ingredients are to be at room temperature before beginning Preheat oven to 350° f Prepare the cookie crust recipe first and press into prepared 8" greased pan with parchment paper liner. Bake 12 minutes at 350°f while you prepare the cheesecake batter.