I blame the super dry weather! You only need a handful of ingredients like cream cheese, graham crackers, sugar, and an egg. Set the pie pan onto a baking sheet, if desired; this makes it easier to transport in and out of the oven, and also protects the bottom of the crust from any potential scorching. I had the pleasure of meeting Christina last year and we immediately hit it off. Love all the great cheesecake recipes, Your email address will not be published. It was still extremely dry so I added another TBSP or more. https://www.donnahay.com.au/recipes/classic-baked-cheesecake A tradition since 2013, every December we countdown to Christmas with 10 new cookie recipes in a row! Required fields are marked *. Hi Kathleen, We haven’t tested it but I don’t see why not! Hello hello! And OH. But I can tell you it looks, smells and the wet batter tastes delicious!! So I’ve had it middle rack.. I’m 45 min into the bake and I find that my toothpick is still coming out gooey.. but the top has finally set. The key is scaling back but... Sign up for our newsletter to receive the latest tips, tricks, recipes and more, sent twice a week. Butter measurement stays the same. Christina has a version of this cheesecake on her blog as well– and she topped hers with homemade cherry topping. But, as with all delicious desserts, there is of course a down side: all the cholesterol and calories lurking in that creamy filling. How to Make (Friendsgiving) Sugar Sprinkles, 19 Great Thanksgiving Desserts That Aren't Pie, How to Bake Three Amazing Pies in One Morning, How to Make Thanksgiving for One (or Two), Best Gifts For Fans of 'The Great British Baking Show', The Best Boozy Advent Calendars to Drink Away 2020. It just compliments the tart cream cheese. 0 comments All the specific directions for this cheesecake recipe are in the recipe card below. Mix in the eggs and vanilla, again mixing until smooth. Copyright © I go sailing, make biofuel, and have blissful moments. I love your recipes and your website. Press the crumbs into the bottom and up the sides of the pie pan, making a thicker layer on the bottom than on the sides. Combining two favourite (over) indulgences: cake and cheese, it’s deceptively easy to make and with the help of a few elaborate swirls or inventive toppings looks every bit the pro pud. Add 1 tablespoon. All messages posted at this site express the views of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of the owners and administrators of this site. However, I missed the part about moving the rack down.. Start by making the graham cracker crust: stir graham cracker crumbs, sugar and melted butter together and press into a 9-inch springform pan. Also is it ok if i use salted butter since its just for the crust?? It’s hardly snowed at all this winter, but when a dusting comes through– I’ll gladly take it and even wear my snow boots outside just to get that “real winter” feeling. I crush the cookies in my food processor but you can pound them flat inside a gallon-sized ziplock bag too. You are awesome! Hi Donna,  I need to make the cheesecake to serve 25. Can you put pineapple on crust under cheesecake or maybe on top? Mix all of the crust ingredients together. Should I cook it at 130 normal? Last updated Nov 20, 2020. In addition to snow, something else arrived this week! I only had a limited amount of ingredients, so I halved the recipe. I had two questions regarding this recipe before I attempt to make it: -Why did you opt out of using sour cream in it, (maybe because it’s a smaller version of a regular cheesecake?)? How should I adjust the cooking time? Half-sized cheesecake recipe: the graham-cracker crust 1-1/4 cup of crushed graham crackers (about one of the three wrapped portions inside a graham-cracker box) 1/4 cup sugar a dash of salt 1/4 cup of butter You don't really need this much crust but in my family people like a lot. This is the kind of dessert we all love eating: creamy, thick, and rich cheesecake that’s not overly sweet with a crazy thick and buttery graham cracker crust. The whole pan was gone in 24 hours! I do make my Classic Cheesecake (and other varieties) using sour cream! Place the cheesecake in the oven. Finally, to reduce the sugar content she cut sugar both from the base and in the filling too. Vanilla and a squeeze of fresh lemon add just enough flavor. A big giant hi to you today. Yes No No Preference. Everyone loved it! You may unsubscribe at any time. Use a flat spatula to compact it down. Check her out! It’s a super creamy cheesecake, but has that slightly stiff and sturdy texture of classic New York Style cheesecake. So glad you enjoy this smaller version of a full size cheesecake! New Orleans. https://www.tasteofhome.com/article/easy-cheesecake-recipe-no-bake The DH Team. I had no graham crumbs available so I used peanut butter cookies instead, still delicious! I’ll be keeping this recipe for a long time to come! I made it again last night and the mixture was lumpy and I could not get rid of the lumps. Bake the cheesecake for 40-45 minutes, until the entire surface is set. To make individual cheesecakes, divide the crust mixture and filling evenly among four 4" mini springform pans. The filling for this delicious cheesecake has just four simple ingredients, and the cake bakes in a mere 30 minutes. 100% the best cheesecake I have ever had, and 3 other people that polished off the small pan agree! And something that doesn’t leave enough leftovers to feed an army. Instead of spooning in rich sour cream she used healthy fromage frais as a substitute instead. Slice and serve with optional toppings, if desired. The cheesecake is made in a loaf pan– something you’ve already got. We recommend using fresh ricotta. I encourage you to check out Christina’s latest cookbook! Gently (and briefly) swirl the jam into the filling with a butter knife or toothpick; you don't want to combine jam and filling completely, just create a pretty pattern. Fear not; challenging the old adage that ‘you can’t have your cake and eat it,’ Angela Nilsen has once again worked her magic and transformed the classic New York cheesecake into a dessert with just half the fat. Kevin, who isn’t usually a fan of cheesecake, devoured half of it. Beat in the sugar, egg, vanilla, and lemon juice until completely combined and smooth, about 2 minutes. Hi Selin! Jocelyn Guest (whole animal butcher) teaches us how to perfectly spatchcock (or butterfly) the bird. You can swap Oreo cookie crumbs (grind up the entire Oreo, cream and cookie) for the graham cracker crumbs. I just looked at your comments page and you have said previously that the oven was fan forced. Thanks for the quick reply. While the crust is pre-baking, prepare the filling. Thankyou! My family loved it and the size was great! Bingo with your recipe, I made it for Easter along with your Raspberry Coconut Ice, the crowd went crazy for both, Thanks , Your are on my go to list of Chefs for sure, Jane. Jewish Pirates of New Orleans I want to make a cheesecake but with only a half-recipe of filling because I want an 8-serving cake instead of a 16-serving cake. 2020 No matter how you slice it, that’s pretty freakin’ cool! Want to serve the cheesecake with a tasty raspberry topping? Remove the chilled cheesecake from the pan using the overhang on the sides. However, some ricotta can be naturally grainer than others. https://www.goodhousekeeping.com/.../10-of-the-best-cheesecake-recipes Become a member of donnahay.com and receive VIP offers, behind-the-scenes previews and exclusive content direct to your inbox, icing (confectioner’s) sugar, for dusting. Place the contents of a 12-ounce bag frozen raspberries (a scant 3 cups) in a bowl to thaw.