Traditional Cheesecake

Traditional Cheesecake

Prep:
20 mins
Cooking:
66 mins
Level:
Intermediate
Cooling:
180 mins
Yields:
12 servings

For an elegant dessert, try this scrumptious traditional cheesecake. It won't disappoint you!

Ingredients

  • CRUST
  • 1 1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs
  • 1/3 cup butter, melted
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • CHEESECAKE
  • 3 pkgs. (8 oz. each) cream cheese, softened
  • 1 can (14 oz.) NESTLÉ® CARNATION® Sweetened Condensed Milk
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon grated lemon peel
  • 1 cup (8 oz.) sour cream
  • Fruit pie filling or fruit topping (optional)

Directions

PREHEAT oven to 350º F.

FOR CRUST:
COMBINE
graham cracker crumbs, butter and sugar in small bowl. Press onto bottom and 1 inch up side of ungreased 9-inch springform pan.

BAKE for 6 to 8 minutes. Cool on wire rack for 10 minutes.

FOR CHEESECAKE:
BEAT
cream cheese and sweetened condensed milk in large mixer bowl. Beat in eggs, flour, lemon juice and lemon peel. Pour into crust.

BAKE for 50 minutes. Remove from oven; spread with sour cream.

BAKE for 10 minutes or until edge is set but center still moves slightly. Cool completely in pan on wire rack. Refrigerate for several hours or overnight. Garnish with fruit topping.




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Nutritional Information

  • Serving Size
    1/12 servings of recipe
  • Calories 490
  • Calories from Fat 310

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

% Daily Value *

  • Total Fat 34g 53%
  • Saturated Fat 21g 103%
  • Cholesterol 165mg 54%
  • Sodium 340mg 14%
  • Carbohydrates 36g 12%
  • Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
  • Sugars 27g
  • Protein 11g
  • Vitamin A 25%
  • Vitamin C 4%
  • Calcium 15%
  • Iron 8%

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