Old-Fashioned New York-Style Cheesecake

Recipe by Food Frenzy
READY IN: 1hr 50mins
SERVES: 8-10




  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  • Butter the bottom of a 9-inch springform pan.
  • In a mixing bowl, combine graham cracker crumbs, butter and sugar and mix well.
  • Press onto bottom of springform pan and bake until golden, about 8 minutes. Set aside to cool.
  • When completely cooled, butter the sides of the pan.
  • Increase oven temperature to 500 degrees F.
  • In a large mixing bowl with an electric mixer, combine cream cheese, sugar, zests and vanilla and beat until light and creamy.
  • Add the flour, then the eggs and yolks 1 at a time, mixing well after each addition.
  • Add the sour cream and mix until smooth. Pour mixture into prepared pan and bake for 12 minutes.
  • Reduce oven temperature to 200 degrees F and bake for 1 hour more.
  • Transfer cake to a cooling rack and let cool completely. Refrigerate cake overnight before serving.
  • To serve, Slice with a knife dipped in hot water and wiped with a clean cloth, and serve.