This recipe (Tyler Florence's) is the best cheesecake that I have EVER eaten! Better than bought ones! YUM YUM YUM!
I was very nervous when making this as I have read many recipes and heard of many ways to make "the perfect" cheesecake. I made this for my 1 year anniversary yesterday and after just one bite I knew this really was the ULTIMATE CHEESECAKE. It was so easy to make too! DH loved it as well and told me to use the same recipe in the future. Thanks a lot for posting this. (Just as a note I used light cream cheese and it still turned out amazing)
My husband and I watched Tyler Florence make this on the food network a few nights ago. It looked so good we just had to try it. I followed the recipe as written except I had to use a 9" spring form pan as opposed to the 8" called for. The texture is light and creamy. The flavor is just devine! The *ultimate* cheesecake is right! It's not overly rich like other cheesecakes I've tried. I like my cheesecake plain but my husband and kids went crazy for the blueberry topping. My husband had a slice this morning for breakfast and wanted to know how soon I could make it again! Thanks for posting-HK
This is my favorite cheesecake recipe!!! I like my cheesecake plain so I don't make the fruit topping though. I saw the TV show you got this recipe from a long time ago and have only made this one ever since. I am not in the USA anymore and where I am they don't have graham crackers so I use digestive biscuits (cookies) or even shortbread cookies and it comes out even better. I never us the cinnamon called for in the crust recipe. Personal preference. I also do not add the lemon zest and increase the vanilla extract a bit. It is soooooo creamy and soooooo delicious!! Next time I make this I am going to add the insides of a couple of split vanilla beans to make a vanilla bean cheesecake. Can't wait!! :D Yumm!!! I hope more people try this recipe :D