Classic Baked Cheesecake

Classic Baked Cheesecake Classic Baked Cheesecake  
 
  • 10 min prep
  • 770 minutes
  • 310 calories
  • $1.30
  • Vegetarian

Ingredients


Makes: 12 servings
  • 2 C (500 ml) graham wafer crumbs
  • 1/4 C (60 ml) melted butter
  • 1 1/2 lb (775 g) light cream cheese
  • 1 C (250 ml) sugar
  • 5 eggs
  • 2 tsp (10 ml) vanilla extract
  • 1 lemon, zest grated and juiced
  • 3/4 C (180 ml) light sour cream

Preparation


 
  • Mix together crumbs and melted butter and press into bottom of 9" (23 cm) springform Pan. Bake in 350° F (175° C) oven for 5 minutes.
  • Beat cream cheese with sugar until smooth. Add vanilla extract, lemon juice and zest. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Add sour cream and beat to form a smooth batter. Pour over baked crust. Bake at 325° F (160° C) for 40 minutes.
  • Remove the cheesecake from the oven, let cool to room temperature. Refrigerate overnight in the pan.
  • To serve, gently remove outside ring and transfer to plate. Serve with fresh fruit or Raspberry Coulis. For best results when serving cheesecake, always use a clean, wet knife for each slice.
  • Tip: Place a pan of cold water in the bottom of the oven while the cheesecake bakes. This will help promote even baking and prevent the cake from cracking.
Nutritional Serving Size Per serving
Calories 310
Fat 18 g
Saturated Fat 10 g
Transfat 0.2 g
Cholesterol 140 mg
Sodium 420 mg
Carbohydrates 28 g
Fibre 0 g
Sugar 20 g
Protein 10 g