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How to Make Perfect Cheesecake Recipe

Make your perfect cheesecake and enjoy a great taste. This is no need to buy one outside for the party or celebration. Just follow the steps to bake yours.



 For the Batter:

1 pounds full-fat cream cheese

1/2 cup granulated sugar

1/2 tablespoon cornstarch

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/2 cup  sour cream

1 teaspoons lemon juice (optional)

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

2 large eggs

1 large egg yolk


For the crust:

6 whole graham cracker rectangles

3 tablespoons unsalted butter


Heat the oven to 350°F.

Remove cheese from their container and allow them soften and to cool for about 30 minutes

Grease springform pan with butter.

Wrap the sides of the springform pan in foil(The foil protects the pan  from water getting into pan)

Crush the graham crackers in a food processor or blender until they form fine crumbs.

Melt the butter on fire and mix this into the graham cracker crumbs.

Mold it into dough ( Add extra tablespoons of water until the mixture holds together)

Transfer it into the springform pan and use the bottom of a glass to press it evenly into the bottom.

Place the crust in the oven and bake until the crust starts to brown around the edges, 8 to 10 minutes. Allow it to cool

Mix together sugar,cream cheese, cornstarch, and salt using an electric mixer or whisker until the mixture is creamy and not lumpy.

Mix together sour cream, lemon juice, and vanilla and add to mixture. Beat on medium-low speed until combined and creamy.

Mix in the eggs and yolk one at a time until uniformly mixed.

Stir the whole batter by hand.The finished batter should be thick, creamy, and silky.

Pour the batter over the cooled crust and spread it into an even layer.

Boil water in a large baking dish. Transfer the pan to the water bath.

Bake the cheesecake for 50 to 60 minutes. Allow the cheesecake cool slowly for 30 minutes


Chill the cheesecake in the refrigerator. Serve and enjoy


Agatha Nyame
Agatha Nyame is a food lover, a musician and a nurse. She is the Chief Content Editor of My Recipe Joint. She spends most of her time recording music and sharing recipes to the everyday Ghanaian. Agatha is currently a practicing Nurse in Ghana. Get in touch via Telephone: +233 (0) 542 336 819


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