Total Time
1hr 30mins
Prep 0 mins
Cook 1 hr 30 mins

Awesome rich cheesecake with luscious fresh strawberry topping

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Mix graham cracker crumbs, sugar and melted butter. Press into bottom of springform pan. Bake at 350°F for about 8 minutes.
  2. Cool crust. Proceed as directed.
  3. Cheesecake:.
  4. Cream first 3 ingredients. Add eggs, one at a time. Beat mixture. Add 1 tablespoons vanilla. pour over crust. Bake at 350°F for 50 minutes. Remove from oven. Let stand 15 minutes. Turn oven heat up to 450°F Combine sour cream with 1/4 cup sugar and 2 teaspoons vanilla. Spread over cake and return to oven.
  5. Strawberry glaze:.
  6. Stir together cornstarch, water and corn syrup until smooth. Add crushed strawberries, stirring constantly. Bring to boil over med. heat and boil for 1 minute. Stir in lemon juice and a few drops of red food coloring. Cool slightly. Arrange whole strawberries over top of cake.

Reviews

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Most Helpful

Very good, smooth & creamy; however, on step 4 you didn't indicate how long to leave it in the oven after adding the sour cream topping. Since I didn't notice this until I was already there, I guessed and left it in for 10 minutes.

Hissy Hussy September 12, 2009

SPRING PAC 2008: One word description: OUTSTANDING! This was a special treat for my daddy when he got out of the hospital as he had lost 21 pounds and needed to get some weight back on him. The flavor of the cheesecake and the glaze made with fresh strawberries was just out of this world. The texture was creamy and the cake turned out beautifully.

Sherrybeth April 22, 2008

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