Carmel's Easy Baked Cheesecake

Total Time
1hr 20mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 1 hr

I got this recipe from a dear friend. I have made it numerous times and it has never failed. This recipe can be used as a basic recipe where you add your favorite fruit, but is delicious just the way it is!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • Base

  • 2 cups plain sweet biscuit crumbs
  • 14 cup butter, melted
  • 1 teaspoon plain sweet biscuit crumbs (extra)
  • Filling

  • 3 (250 g) packets cream cheese, softened
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup caster sugar
  • 1 cup fresh cream
  • 2 tablespoons custard powder
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla essence

Directions

  1. Base:.
  2. Combine biscuit crumbs and butter.
  3. Press into 22cm pie dish and chill.
  4. Filling:.
  5. Preheat oven to 150 Celcius.
  6. Place fresh cream, cream cheese, eggs, sugar, and custard powder in large bowl and beat like mad.
  7. Add vanilla, beat.
  8. Mixture should be smooth and creamy. Spoon into base and sprinkle with extra biscuit crumbs on top.
  9. Bake for about 1 hour, or until the cake starts splitting on top.
  10. The top should be pale gold.
  11. Remove from oven, cool.