“This is a heavy, rich cheesecake. It makes its own crust that is perfect for topping with cherries, strawberries, raspberries etc.”
3hrs 15mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. preheat oven to 325 degrees.
  2. Mix cream cheese, 1 cup sugar and eggs until well blended.
  3. Add lemon juice and vanilla.
  4. Blend in melted butter and mix until smooth.
  5. Sift together 1/2 cup sugar, cornstarch and flour.
  6. Add to cream mixture.
  7. Blend in sour cream.
  8. Pour mixture into spring form pan and bake for 1 hour
  9. Turn off heat and let cake cool with door closed (no peeking) for 2 hours.
  10. **keep your blender on a low speed this cake doesn't turn out well if you aerate it. Don't rush it.
  11. **this is a pretty large cake and it rises a lot before it settles so i suggest using a large pan.
  12. **this cake makes its own crust and it leaves a it leaves a ridge around the top that is perfect for holding your toppings on.
  13. ** the cook time includes the 2 hour cooling period.

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