Kasekuchen

4.3
(3) 3 Reviews
Prep Time
25
min.
Total Time
5
hr.
5
min.
Servings

16 servings

This German version of cheesecake has a rich buttery crust. Strawberry preserves are spread over the top just before serving for a 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.

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.

Servings

  • 16 servings

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 16 servings
AMOUNT PER SERVING
Calories 340
% Daily Value
Total fat 20g
Saturated fat 12g
Cholesterol 110mg
Sodium 220mg
Carbohydrate 35g
Dietary fiber 1g
Sugars 21g
Protein 6g
   
Vitamin A 15 %DV
Vitamin C 4 %DV
Calcium 4 %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.

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  • mukki |

    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.

  • Mucki |

    I made this cake last weekend and was somewhat disappointed with the result. Although my husband and our friends liked it, it was very firm and not what I expected from a cake you call Kasekuchen. Real Kasekuchen (German for cheesecake) is a lot moister and more flavorful. I don't think I'll make this cake again.

  • nonolalamama |

    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.

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