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Classic Cheesecake

Classic Cheesecake created by SimplyME

My mom has been making this at Christmas for years. This is a great basic cheesecake; it can be topped with anything you like. The time does not include the 8 hours that this should be cooled and refrigerated.

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1hr 15mins
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directions

  • Beat cream cheese, sour cream, and butter until smooth.
  • Mix in sugar, corn starch, vanilla, and lemon juice.
  • Beat in eggs one at a time.
  • Pour the mixture into a springform pan.
  • Place the springform pan into a larger pan.
  • Add water in the larger pan to halfway up the springform pan.
  • Bake at 375 degrees for 1 hour.
  • Turn off the oven, open the oven door and let the cheesecake cool for one hour.
  • Remove the cheesecake from the oven and cool another hour.
  • The top of the cheesecake should be slightly brown and cracked.
  • Refrigerate at least 6 hours before serving.
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"My mom has been making this at Christmas for years. This is a great basic cheesecake; it can be topped with anything you like. The time does not include the 8 hours that this should be cooled and refrigerated."
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  1. SimplyME
    Classic Cheesecake Created by SimplyME
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  2. SimplyME
    Classic Cheesecake Created by SimplyME
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  3. SimplyME
    I made this again for a friend for Christmas Eve. She said everybody loved it.
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  4. ChrisMc
    My mom has been making this at Christmas for years. This is a great basic cheesecake; it can be topped with anything you like. The time does not include the 8 hours that this should be cooled and refrigerated.
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