Cheesecake… Holiday time !!!

There are no words to describe this amazing cake , only sounds

 Preheat oven  180c /350f

9” Springloaded Cheesecake pan  -greased or sprayed

CRUST

  • 8 oz Graham Cracker Crumbs
  • 1 stick Butter-melted
  • ½ cup Sugar
  • ¼ teaspoon Sea Salt
  • Zest of an Orange
  • Spray or grease pan

In a small bowl , combine all ingredients and press into a greased cheesecake pan. Press crumbs into pan using a flat bottomed glass. It will help you get a uniform crust.

Bake for 15 minutes.

FILLING

  • 5     8 oz. packages Cream Cheese
  • 1 ½ Cups Sugar
  • 3 tablespoons Flour
  • Zest of one Orange
  • Zest of one Lemon
  • 5 eggs – beaten
  • 2 egg yolks – beaten
  • ¾ teaspoon Vanilla

Lower oven to 300*

Be mindful not to over mix these ingredients.

Take time to scrape down sides and the bottom of mixing bowl with a rubber spatula often , making sure to mix all of the cream cheese into the batter.

Beat Cream Cheese . Add Sugar , Flour, Zests. Add Eggs and Yolks in small increments until all is combined. Add Vanilla. Mix until combined.

Pour Cream Cheese mixture into baked crust .

Place cheesecake pan onto a cookie sheet incase of spillage during the baking process.

Bake for 1 hour or until wooden skewer or toothpick comes out clean. You may need another 10 minutes depending on the heat of your oven. If top gets too brown loosely lay a piece of foil onto the browned top.

Let cool completely before removing the spring pan.

Refrigerate before serving

BERRY TOPPING

1 pint Blueberries

1 pint Strawberries- quartered or chopped

2 teaspoons sugar

Juice of ½ Lemon

1 teaspoon Cornstarch

In a saucepan , combine all ingredients. Heat to a boil, cook for 2 more minutes. Cool.

To Serve

Slice Cheesecake,  pour berries over top and enjoy .

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About eatonsquareedibles

I've had the great good fortune of living abroad for more than a decade. The traditions, comfort and memories of home are things I cherish and carry with me on my travels. What I wasn't expecting was that other cultures and flavors would seep into my own traditions and favorites and influence a new batch of classics. Heres to evolving traditions and new memories! View all posts by eatonsquareedibles

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