My Mom's Fluffy Cheesecake

READY IN: 2hrs 15mins
SERVES: 18
YIELD: 1 cake
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • For the Graham Crust. mix flour, brown sugar and salt. Cut in butter with a pastry cutter. When fine and crumbly press into a 9 x 12 glass pan. Cook approx 25-30 minutes until tan/brown at 350 degrees.
  • Let it cool, then crumble up and re-press into the pan. This is really fun to do with your hands, it's like playing in the sand!
  • Juice the lemon and limes. Should make at least 1/2 cup.
  • Cream together, cream cheese and sugar.
  • Add sour cream, lemon/lime juice, egg yolks, salt and vanilla.
  • In a separate bowl beat the eggs white until fluffy and fold in to the cream cheese mixture.
  • Pour into the pan with the graham crust and bake at 375 approx 45 minutes. Check for doneness with a toothpick.
  • Let it cool before cutting.
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