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Classic Strawberry-Topped Cheesecake

Classic Strawberry-Topped Cheesecake is rated 3.9 out of 5 by 10.
Prep Time
20
min.
Total Time
5
hr.
15
min.
Servings

12 servings

You see strawberry-topped cheesecake everywhere: on magazine covers, in the bake shop, on the restaurant dessert cart. Ours is a classic for a reason!

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  • Preheat oven to 325°F if using a silver 9-inch springform pan (or to 300°F if using a dark nonstick 9-inch springform pan). Mix crumbs, 3 Tbsp. sugar and butter; press firmly into bottom of pan. Bake 10 minutes. Set aside. Increase oven temperature to 350°F if using a silver pan (or to 325°F if using a dark nonstick pan).
  • Beat cream cheese, 1/2 cup sugar, lemon zest and juice with electric mixer on medium speed until well blended. Add sour cream; mix well. Add eggs, 1 at a time, mixing on low speed after each addition just until blended. Pour over crust. Bake 50 minutes or until center is almost set. Run small knife or metal spatula around rim of pan to loosen cake; cool before removing rim of pan.
  • Drain strawberries, reserving liquid. Add enough water to reserved liquid to measure 1/2 cup. Mix cornstarch and reserved liquid in medium saucepan until well blended. Bring to boil on medium heat, stirring constantly. Boil 1 minute. Cool. Stir in strawberries; spoon over cooled cheesecake. Refrigerate 4 hours or overnight. Store leftover cheesecake in refrigerator.

Size Wise

Enjoy a serving of this classic cheesecake on occasion.

Use Your Microwave

Mix cornstarch and reserved strawberry liquid in medium microwavable bowl. Microwave on HIGH 2 minutes or until mixture boils, stirring after each minute. Cool. Continue as directed.

Servings

  • 12 servings

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 12 servings
AMOUNT PER SERVING
Calories 310
Total fat 22g
Saturated fat 13g
Cholesterol 115mg
Sodium 250mg
Carbohydrate 23g
Dietary fiber 1g
Sugars 17g
Protein 5g
% Daily Value
Vitamin A 15 %DV
Vitamin C 15 %DV
Calcium 6 %DV
Iron 4 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

Ratings & Reviews

Rated 2 out of 5 by from I was happy with the simplicity of this recipe but was soon disappointed with the taste. I was happy with the simplicity of this recipe but was soon disappointed with the taste. The lemon juice and shavings takes over the entire flavor of the cake. And the texture was gritty. I have tried your other recipes and this was the first one I was unhappy with. I'll keep trying some others!
Date published: 2005-11-20
Rated 2 out of 5 by from I don't know what i did wrong with this cheesecake...but mines kind of sunk....and did not taste so... I don't know what i did wrong with this cheesecake...but mines kind of sunk....and did not taste so creamy...the topping.. the cornstarch got like little balls and would not dissolve i had a very hard time with it, i had to use a collander to drain it.
Date published: 2008-11-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from My first time ever making a cheesecake and it was magnificent . My first time ever making a cheesecake and it was magnificent . I highly recommend anyone who loves strawberry cheesecake to try this recipe. Trust me you will not be sorry. This cheesecake was gone in 1 day!!!! Try it!!!!!
Date published: 2005-03-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Just a quick tip that makes this even better. Just a quick tip that makes this even better. make your own crust with Honeymaid cinnamon and sugar graham crackers. And yes, I agree take out the lemon and peel. I have made this several times, all with rave reviews
Date published: 2006-04-14
Rated 3 out of 5 by from This is your basic cheesecake. This is your basic cheesecake. I used raspberries instead of strawberries. I also made the cafe au lait cheesecake and the flavors were exceptional.
Date published: 2007-05-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great taste and texture. Great taste and texture. Easy for a first-timer. I used low fat cream cheese and low fat sour cream and it still tasted great.
Date published: 2005-06-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I have made this recipe 3 times now and it never fails! I have made this recipe 3 times now and it never fails! I ommit the lemmon/shavings, and it tastes WONDERFUL!
Date published: 2006-01-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This cheesecake recipe is tops. This cheesecake recipe is tops. It came out really really good. Everyone raved about it.
Date published: 2011-09-08
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