New York Cheesecake




Does it get better than a classic cheesecake? This New York cheesecake recipe has it all. It’s rich, dense, slightly tangy, and oh so creamy. Top with a fresh raspberry sauce or leave it plain and simple. Either way, it’s definitely going to be your go-to New York cheesecake recipe!
New York Cheesecake recipe made simple
Yes, we all know cheesecake is the best but it’s also a STRUGGLE to make. They either turn out under baked, over baked, over mixed, or cracked on top. You can’t win. So I made it my mission to create a simple and delicious New York cheesecake recipe.
Follow along with my cheesecake baking tips and you’ll be a pro in no time. If you bake this cheesecake for your friends or family, they won’t believe it when they find out it ISN’T from a bakery. It’s just that good!

Tips for baking a perfect New York cheesecake

Patience is key when baking a cheesecake. Both the preparation, mixing, and baking are taken slow and steady. If you ever struggle with baking ANY cheesecake, not just this New York cheesecake recipe, you’ll find these tips very useful!
  1. Use high quality and full fat cream cheese because you can definitely tell a difference in taste and texture.
  2. Any ingredient that needs to be refrigerated should be brought up to room temperature before you start.
  3. When using an electric mixer, always run it on the lowest speed possible so you don’t whip any air into the batter (air is what causes cracks).
  4. Water bath, water bath, water bath. This will prevent any cracks in your cheesecake.
  5. Let the cheesecake slowly cool down by turning off the oven after it’s baked and crack open the door.
Following these 5 steps will not only help you with this New York cheesecake recipe, but any cheesecake recipe. Just remember to keep everything low and slow, bring your ingredients to room temperature, and ALWAYS use a water bath.
Ingredients:
5 large eggs, room temperature
2 cups (one pint) sour cream, room temperature
4 8-ounce packages cream cheese, room temperature
8 tablespoons (one stick) unsalted butter, room temperature
1 1/2 cups sugar
2 tablespoons cornstarch
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