Kasekuchen - German Style Cheesecake

Total Time
2hrs 15mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 2 hrs

"For an hour touch me not, for I will fall if handled hot." A delicious traditional cheesecake recipe from the Wisconsin Dutch chapter of the United States Regional Cookbook, Culinary Arts Institute of Chicago, 1947

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Mix zwieback with 1/2 cup sugar, cinnamon and butter.
  3. Set aside 3/4 cups of this mixture to sprinkle over the top; press remainder into a 9" springform pan, lining bottom and sides.
  4. Beat eggs with remaining one cup of sugar until light and fluffy.
  5. Add salt, lemon juice, rind, cream or evaporated milk, cheese and flour; beat thoroughly and strain through a sieve.
  6. Pour into prepared springform pan, sprinkle with remaining crumbs and chopped nuts.
  7. Bake for about one hour or until center is set.
  8. Turn off the heat, open oven door and let stand in oven for one hour or until cooled.
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