Classic New York Cheesecake

Super easy most basic decadent classic new york style cheesecake
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  • 12 graham crackers
  • ¼ cup granulated sugar
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 4 tbsp unsalted butter (melted)

  • 4 bricks (1000g) Philadelphia original cream cheese (room temperature)
  • 4 eggs (room temperature)
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • ¼ cup all purpose flour
  • 1 tbsp vanilla extract
  • lemon zest (optional)

  • fresh strawberries, sliced


  1. Break graham crackers until fine crumbs forms. blend in sugar and salt
  2. Add melted butter, evenly mix, then press crumb mixture into bottom of springform pan, press hard
  3. Wrap pan with aluminum foil paper, and bake
  4. Add cream cheese to Ventray stand mixer bowl, beat on low speed until fluffy
  5. Gradually add in sifted flour and sugar, while continue to beat at low speed
  6. Use spatula to scrap sides of the bowl, add in vanilla extract
  7. Add in eggs one at a time, beat until just mixed. Do not over blend
  8. Tap your filling a few times to get rid of excess air bubbles, pour into springform pan

Oven Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°
  2. Bake crust for about 12-15 minutes
  3. Bake cheesecake for about 45-50 minutes or until the centre is set
  4. Set aside your cheesecake and cool on wire rack, refrigerate overnight uncovered


  1. Do not over beat, overbeating creates too much air causing the cake to increase in volume leading them to crack
  2. Important to have all your ingredients at room temperature before you start making your cheese cake
  3. Tap your pan a few times before baking, this can help to release any air bubbles
  4. Use hair dryer blow around the exterior of the springform for easy clean release of the cheese cake


  1. 9 inch springform pan
  2. aluminum foil paper
  3. Mixer

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