The Best Homemade Cheesecake

2017-09-13
The Best Homemade Cheesecake
  • Prep Time : 10m
  • Cook Time : 30m
  • Ready In : 40m

The Best Homemade Cheesecake

The Best Homemade Cheesecake – get the secret for the lightest and fluffiest cheesecake ever! He said other desserts are good, but this is the best!

Ingredients

  • Crust :
  • 1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs
  • 5 Tbsp sugar
  • 1/3 cup melted butter
  • Filling :
  • 3 (8oz) packages cream cheese, softened
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 4 eggs, separated
  • 1 Tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp vanilla

Method

Step 1

Preheat oven to 325 degrees.

Step 2

Crust: Combine all ingredients and press against sides and bottom of 9-inch springform pan. (I use a measuring cup to do this – works great!)

Step 3

Filling: In the bowl of an electric mixer, mix together cream cheese, sugar, 4 egg yolks, lemon juice and vanilla.

Step 4

In another bowl, beat 4 egg whites until stiff and creamy. Fold egg whites into cream cheese mixture. Pour into crust in springform pan.

Step 5

Bake for 35 minutes. Turn off the oven and leave the cheesecake in the oven for another hour with the door closed.

Step 6

Freeze several hours before serving. Remove from freezer and remove from pan before allowing the cheesecake to thaw

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