The Bronx Cheesecake

READY IN: 1hr 10mins
Recipe by andypandy

this is a recipe from a Italian cafe in the Bronx...rec'd this in 1977....give it a try...

Top Review by evelynathens

I made this for my last class at school, last Thursday, at my students' request to 'bring a cheesecake'. I'm glad I chose this one. Came together in a snap and was creamy, with that 'melt-in-your-mouth' quality I look for in a cheesecake. Topped with sour cherry preserves and it was perfection.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Grease a 9 inch spring form pan.
  3. Melt butter and combine with crumbs, press into the cake pan bottom.
  4. Filling: Beat cream cheese and cottage cheese, vanilla, salt, egg yolks, milk, flour and lemon juice in a large bowl.
  5. Beat until smooth.
  6. Beat egg whites until foamy, and add in the sugar, continue beating until soft peaks form.
  7. Fold peaked whites into the cheese mixture.
  8. Spoon into crust and place in oven.
  9. Bake 60 minutes or until set.
  10. Remove and let set at room temp until well cooled.
  11. Cover and chill well.
  12. Serve with fresh fruit sliced.

Join the Conversation

  • all
  • reviews
  • tweaks
  • q & a