Basic Cheesecake

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Recipe by Julesong

When working with cheesecakes, here's the basic recipe I start with. Experiment with it, and enjoy! :)

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Pre-heat the oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Butter a medium sized spring form pan with 1 tablespoon butter.
  3. Melt remaining 2 tablespoons butter.
  4. Mix the cinnamon, brown sugar, and graham cracker crumbs together, then stir in the melted butter.
  5. Coat the crumbs well with the butter, then press them into the bottom of the spring form pan.
  6. Place pan in the refrigerator for 30 minutes.
  7. Whip the cream cheese in a mixer.
  8. With the mixture running slowly, sprinkle in the sugar and cornstarch, then add in the eggs and vanilla.
  9. Slowly add the cream or half and half until all ingredients are well mixed.
  10. Pour into the spring-form pan.
  11. Place the pan on a cookie sheet and bake for 40-45 minutes or until the top begins to brown and the cake is firm.
  12. Cool at room temperature and refrigerate.
  13. Serve well chilled.

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