Basic Cheesecake

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Basic Cheesecake

Basic Cheesecake


  • 1 tablespoon vanilla
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 4 eggs
  • 3 tablespoons flour
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 4 8- ounce packages cream cheese softened
  • 3 tablespoons butter or margarine melted
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 cup graham cracker crumbs


  • Heat oven to 350F.

    For Crust:
    Mix crumbs, 3 tbs. sugar, and butter. Press onto bottom of 9-inch springform pan. Bake 10 minutes

    For Filling:
    Beat cream cheese, sugar, and flour at medium speed with mixer until well blended. Add eggs, one at a time, mixing well after each addition. Blend in sour cream and vanilla. Pour over prepared crust. Bake 1 hour and 10 minutes. Turn off oven and prop door open and let cheesecake sit in oven until oven has cooled. Loosen cake from rim of pan. Can be topped with fruits or whipped cream as desired.

    Hint: Best when left to chill overnight

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