That's My Home New York Cheesecake!!

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Recipe by Chef mariajane

The original New York Cheesecake - So delicious!! The very best of cheesecakes -

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Have ingredients at room temperature.
  2. CRUST: Stir together crumbs, sugar and 5 tablespoons of the butter. Brush bottom of a 9-inch springform pan with some of the remaining butter. Press mixture evenly onto the bottom of the pan. Bake 10 minutes, until firm and lightly browned; set aside on cooling rack.
  3. FILLING; Beat cream cheese on medium-low with an electric mixer until smooth. Scrape down beater and bowl sides with a rubber spatula. Add salt and about half of the sugar; beat on medium-low about 1 minute. Scrape again, and add remaining sugar and beat 1 minute. scrape again.
  4. Add sour cream, vanilla, lemon zest, and lemon juice and beat at low speed until just combined, about 1 minute. Scrape again, add yolks and eggs, and beat until just combined, about 1 minute.
  5. Brush sides of pan with remaining butter. Scrape filling onto the cooled crust. Gently tap pan on work surface to eliminate air bubbles.
  6. Bake 1 hour, until edges are set but center still moves slightly when you gently shake pan.
  7. Turn off heat, leave oven door ajar and let cake cool in oven 30 minutes. Transfer to a rack. Run a thin metal spatula around edges of pan to loosen.
  8. When cooled to room temperature, cover pan with foil and refrigerate until cake is thoroughly chilled, at least 4 hours, preferably overnight.

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