Total Time
1hr 10mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 40 mins

This is my family's absolute favorite dessert. Found it in the Detroit Free Press newspaper in the early 70's. Very easy to make and soooo delicious!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cheesecake topping:.
  2. Beat cream cheese and sugar together until well blended, then mix in sour cream and vanilla. Beat in eggs one at a time, then set aside.
  3. Cake batter:.
  4. Sift dry ingredients together. Cream butter and sugar, then beat in eggs, then milk and vanilla. Stir in dry ingredients.
  5. Grease and flour a deep 9-inch Pyrex pie plate, or a 9 x 9-inch square pan. Spread cake batter over bottom and sides, spreading much thinner on sides. Spoon cheesecake mixture over batter.
  6. Bake at 325° for 40-45 minutes, until cheesecake is set. Spread with sour cream topping, then return to oven for another 5 minutes. Cool, then refrigerate at least 4 hours.
  7. Sour cream topping:.


Most Helpful

Wow! What a star! Love the combination of cake & cheesecake. I'd like to see the cheesecake topping a little thicker, but, believe me, I am not complaining! Thnx for posting your recipe, Nancy. Made for PAC Spring 2010. You've been adopted!

Darkhunter April 24, 2010

My aunt asked me to find this recipe and bake it for Thanksgiving. I knew I would find it here! Topped with fresh berries and glazed the entire cake. It was perfect! Thank you for sharing.

luvbakn November 28, 2009

Well, I'd have to say that I was very surprised to find this recipe already on Recipezaar! I was curious as to whether my grandma made it up or not. But, no, this recipe is word for word, just like my grandma's recipe she has used since the 70's as well! You beat me to the punch posting it, but nonetheless, it deserves to be posted--and you're right-on, it's our favorite dessert, too! This is what I request for my birthday in lieu of cake every year. Thank you for posting for all to see! God bless!

Me Be KT December 23, 2006

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