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Classic Cheesecake

  • Beginner
  • 8 servings
  • 1 hr 10 min
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2 tablespoons graham cracker crumbs
4 eggs
2 cups small curd cottage cheese
2 packages (8 ounces each) cream cheese, softened
2 cups sour cream
1-1/2 cups sugar
1/2 cup butter OR margarine, melted
1/3 cup Fleischmann's® Corn Starch
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
Strawberry Glaze:
1 tablespoon Fleischmann's® Corn Starch
1/4 cup water
1/3 cup Crown® Lily White® Corn Syrup
1/4 cup crushed fresh strawberries
1 teaspoon lemon juice
Fresh strawberries (optional)


Spray a 9-inch springform pan with cooking spray; sprinkle with crumbs.

Combine eggs and cottage cheese in a blender; blend 1 minute or until smooth. Gradually add softened cream cheese; blend until smooth. Transfer mixture to large bowl.

Stir in remaining ingredients, using a wire whisk or fork, until thoroughly blended. Pour into prepared pan.

Bake in 325°F oven 1 hour and 15 minutes or until firm around edge. Turn off oven. Let cake stand in oven 1 hour.

Remove; cool on wire rack.

Strawberry Glaze: Stir together corn starch, water and corn syrup in a saucepan. Add crushed strawberries. Stirring constantly, bring to boil over medium heat; boil 1 minute. Strain. Stir in lemon juice. Cool slightly. Drizzle glaze over cake and top with strawberries just before serving.

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Reviews (2)

  • Anybody proof-read /reviewed/ tried this recipe? There is no mention of graham cracker crumbs in the instructions

    • Hello, thank you for your comment. This recipe only has a thin layer of graham crumbs that is sprinkled on the bottom of the pan after spraying with cooking spray.



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