Easy Baked Cheesecake

    3 hours 45 minutes

    This is a very easy and plain baked cheesecake that I like to serve with fresh fruit or a rich fruit coulis.

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    Serves: 12 

    • Base
    • 250g plain biscuits
    • 125g butter, melted
    • Filling
    • 375g cream cheese
    • 3/4 cup (185g) castor sugar
    • 1 tablespoon plain flour
    • 1 pinch salt, to taste
    • 2 eggs, separated
    • 1 whole egg, extra
    • 1 cup sour cream
    • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
    • 1 tablespoon castor sugar
    • 1 cup whipped cream

    Preparation:30min  ›  Cook:1hour15min  ›  Extra time:2hours chilling  ›  Ready in:3hours45min 

    1. Base: Crush biscuits finely then add melted butter and mix well.
    2. Press mixture on base and sides of 20cm diameter 10cm high springform pan. Chill while preparing the filling.
    3. Filling: Beat cream cheese until softened then combine with sugar, flour and salt; beat well.
    4. Add the whole egg plus the 2 egg yolks, sour cream and lemon juice to the cream cheese mix.
    5. Whisk egg whites until soft peaks form then whisk in extra sugar and fold into the cream cheese mix.
    6. Pour into the prepared base.
    7. Bake at 170 degrees C for 1 1/4 hours.
    8. Allow to cool in oven.
    9. When at room temp, refrigerate until firm approximately 2-3hours; best left overnight.
    10. Top with 1 cup of whipped cream and sprinkle with cinnamon. Decorate with sliced kiwi fruit and halved strawberries upon serving.

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    mmmm good  -  18 Feb 2014