Thursday, November 22, 2012

Christmas New York Cheesecake Recipe

Holiday traditions always center around the kitchen and food, and that's the way we like it.
No matter how the the culture or holiday originates, our memories seem to always recall the aromas in the kitchen and the delicious tastes of the foods we love.
Once again, we would like to share with you our Christmas New York cheesecake recipe, it's a holiday tradition here in the Voodoo Kitchen.
You can choose your favorite graham cracker crust and any fruit topping, if you like, but we eat it just the way it is, plain and and delicious.

Christmas New York Cheesecake
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease and flour an 8" spring form pan.


* 2 8 oz. Cream Cheeses (softened)
* 1 cup Sugar
* 3 medium eggs
* 2 cups Sour Cream
* 1 teaspoon Vanilla
* 3 Tablespoona Lemon Juice
* Cinnamon

In a large mixing bowl, blend the cream cheese and sugar together with a fork until smooth.
Add eggs one at a time, blending and creaming each one in smoothly with the fork.
When it's well mixed, add the sour cream, vanilla and lemon juice.
Mix on Medium with a mixer until smooth.
Then, mix on high speed for about one minute.
Now pour into floured spring pan and dust the top of the cheesecake with cinnamon.
You may want to place pan underneath for any drippings.

Bake at 350 degrees for 45 minutes.
Turn off oven and let set in the oven without disturbing for one hour.
Allow to sit at room temperature for 45 minutes and then place in refrigerator.
Chill your cheesecake 24 hours before serving.