Tuesday, June 26, 2012

New York Cheesecake Recipe

New York Cheesecake is another well-known favourite. Many variations have been created but I reckon this one is pretty good. Served with fresh raspberries, berry couli and chocolate cream, this cheesecake is just irrisistably delicious!

New York Cheesecake

250g digestive biscuits
65g unsalted butter, melted
1kg cream cheese
2 Tbsp milk
350g caster sugar
3 Tbsp flour
finely grated zest of a lemon
finely grated zest of an orange
5 eggs
2 egg yolks
1 vanilla pod

Preheat oven to 180 degrees celcius
Put biscuits into a food processor or blender and process until they finely crumbed.
Add butter and mix well.
Press biscuit mixture into the bottom of a 22cm round springform pan.
Place onto a baking tray and bake for 12 minutes then remove from oven to cool.
Increase oven heat to 220 degrees celcius.
Using electric beaters, beat together cream cheese, milk, flour, sugar and zests until smooth.
Add eggs one at a time, beating them into the mixture using a low speed.
Beat in the egg yolks.
Split the vanilla pod, scrap out the seeds and beat into the mixture.
Beat until smooth, Be sure to scrap the sides of the bowl to ensure the misture is thoroughly combined.
Pour mix into springform pan on top of biscuit base.
Bake in oven for 12 minutes.
Turn down oven temperature to 100 degrees celcius and continue baking for 1 hour.
Turn off oven and leave to cool in the oven for 1 hour with the oven door ajar.
Remove from the oven and place the springform pan on a cooling rack to cool.
Place in refridgerator for at least 6 hours before serving
Carefully remove cheesecake from springform pan and cut using a heated knife.
Serve with  berry couli, fresh raspberries and chocolate cream.


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  1. The food is absolutely amazing. I hope I could taste and cook that in actual, maybe if I have much time since I am so busy working. Anyways, thanks for sharing your article. God Bless and have a good day. Visit my site too.



  2. Eating is really one of my hobby i mean part of my life and cooking is my passion.
    I also love going to a place and at the same time taste their delicious and most wanted food.
    I want to taste something that is new to my palate. Thanks for sharing your article with us.