1/2 Photos of Simply Delicious New York-Style Cheesecake
1 hr 30 mins
Luby Luby Luby's Note:
This wonderful cheesecake recipe is from Emeril Lagasse with a few modifications to the crust. One of the secrets to a successful cheesecake that does not crack is to avoid over mixing the batter. The zest adds such a great flavor and it really is simply delicious.
My Private Note
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- 1 1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs
- 6 tablespoons butter, melted
- 2 tablespoons sugar
- 1 3/4 cups sugar
- 5 (8 ounce) packages cream cheese, softened to room temperature
- 1 lemon, zest of, only
- 1 orange, zest of, only
- 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
- 5 eggs
- 2 egg yolks
- 1/2 cup sour cream
- 1 vanilla bean, split and seeds scraped from inside
- 1 teaspoon Bourbon
- 1Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
- 2Combine graham cracker crumbs, melted butter & 2 tbsp sugar, mixing well.
- 3Press onto bottom of a 10 inch springform pan, pressing up sides slightly.
- 4Bake in preheated oven about 8-10 minutes.
- 5Set aside to cool.
- 6In large mixing bowl using an electric mixer combine cream cheese, 1 3/4 cup sugar, zests and vanilla extract beating until light and creamy.
- 7Add the flour, eggs, yolks, sour cream, vanilla bean seeds and bourbon and mix just until smooth.
- 8Pour mixture into the prepared springform pan.
- 9Wrap the pan with heavy duty foil and place in a roasting pan.
- 10Fill the roasting pan with enough hot water to come half way up the sides of the pan.
- 11Bake for 1 1/2 hours.
- 12Remove from oven and remove from water bath.
- 13Remove foil and place on counter until it comes to room temperature.
- 14Place in refrigerator overnight or at least 6 hours.
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Nutritional Facts for Simply Delicious New York-Style Cheesecake
Serving Size: 1 (178 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 12
- Amount Per Serving
- % Daily Value
- Calories 605.0
- Calories from Fat 394
- Total Fat 43.8 g
- Saturated Fat 24.0 g
- Cholesterol 229.5 mg
- Sodium 443.5 mg
- Total Carbohydrate 45.1 g
- Dietary Fiber 0.3 g
- Sugars 37.9 g
- Protein 9.8 g
The following items or measurements are not included:
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