Creamy Cheesecake

Recipe by Rita1652
READY IN: 1hr 20mins
SERVES: 10-12




  • Prepare shortbread cookie crumb crust ( Recipe #54869 ).
  • Press crust evenly over bottom and sides of greased 8 inch spring form pan.
  • Refrigerate 15 minutes.
  • Place cream cheese, sugar, flour and salt in large mixer, Beat at medium speed until smooth, scraping down sides of bowl as needed.
  • Add sour cream, 2 egg yolks, the whole egg, lemon juice and vanilla to cheese mixture, beat at medium speed, until well blended.
  • Beat egg whites and cream of tartar in clean bowl at high speed, until soft peaks form.
  • Fold egg whites into sour cream mixture.
  • Pour batter into prepared crust.
  • Bake in preheated 325°F oven until center is almost set and jiggles Slightly, about 1 hour.
  • Turn oven off let cake sit in oven with door ajar until cake pan is cooled to room temperature.
  • Refrigerate cake uncovered in pan until firm 8 hours to overnight.
  • To serve remove from pan.
  • Beat whipping cream in small bowl till soft peaks form.
  • Spread on cake.
  • Sprinkle with ground cinnamon.