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Makes 16 servings.

Enjoy the rich, buttery crust of a German version of cheesecake, Käsekuchen. Our Käsekuchen is topped with strawberry preserves for an extra pretty finish.

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  • Preheat oven to 450°F. Beat butter and 1/3 cup sugar in small bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until light and fluffy. Blend in 1 egg. Add 1-1/4 cups flour; mix well. Spread dough onto bottom and 1-1/2 inches up side of 9-inch springform pan. Bake 5 min.
  • Beat cream cheese, 3/4 cup sugar, 2 Tbsp. flour and the vanilla in large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until well blended. Add 3 eggs, 1 at a time, mixing just until blended after each addition. Blend in milk; pour into crust.
  • Bake 10 min. Reduce oven to 250°F; bake an additional 25 min. or until center is almost set. Run small knife or metal spatula around rim of pan to loosen cake; cool completely before removing rim of pan. Refrigerate 4 hours or overnight. Top with preserves just before serving.

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Size Wise

Keep an eye on portion size when you enjoy this rich dessert!

How to Soften Cream Cheese

Place completely unwrapped packages of cream cheese in microwaveable bowl. Microwave on HIGH 30 to 45 sec. or just until cream cheese is slightly softened.


  • Makes 16 servings.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size Makes 16 servings.
Calories 340
Total fat 20g
Saturated fat 12g
Cholesterol 105mg
Sodium 210mg
Carbohydrate 35g
Dietary fiber 0g
Sugars 26g
Protein 5g
% Daily Value
Vitamin A 25 %DV
Vitamin C 0 %DV
Calcium 2 %DV
Iron 6 %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 5 out of 5 by from I have made this cake for years and everyone always loves it. I have made this cake for years and everyone always loves it. It is very different than other cheesecakes (more firm), but rich and tasty. It takese some practice to perfect.
Date published: 2007-11-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This is now a favorite in my house. This is now a favorite in my house. My husband loves cheesecake and said this was better. It is creamy and velvety. It is easy to make.
Date published: 2002-12-09
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