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New York Cheesecake

New York Cheesecake

An easy and tasty New York cheesecake recipe with sour cream: learn how to prepare this mouth-watering dessert, traditionally served in American cuisine.

01 October, 2014
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serves for


total time

1 HR 15 MIN


150 g, digestive, crushed to crumbs
75 g, unsalted, melted
Cream cheese
375 g
100 g
Egg yolks
1/2 tsp
Sour cream
250 ml
All purpose flour
1 tbsp
Vanilla extract
1/2 pod (bean), scraped seeds only
Lemon zest
2 tsp, grated


Butter a 23cm springform cake tin.

For the base
Mix together the biscuit crumbs and melted butter.

Press firmly into the base of the tin.

Chill while you make the filling.

Heat the oven to 140°C (120° fan) gas 1.

For the filling
Whisk together all the ingredients. Pour onto the biscuit base.

Cover the tin with foil and pierce a couple of holes in it.

Bake for about 50 minutes until firm around the outside but with a wobble in the centre.

Cool completely in the turned off oven, with the door slightly open.

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