Monday, August 3, 2015
Extra Vanilla Divine Cheesecake
For cheesecake with the richest vanilla flavor, use the best highest strength vanilla extract you can find. This Cheesecake is Rich and so Delicious it's Divine
What you need:
Vanilla Wafer Crust:
50 vanilla wafers, finely crushed (2 cups)
1/3 cup butter, melted
1/4 cup sugar
1-2 teaspoon Pure Vanilla Extract
3 packages (8 ounces each) cream cheese, softened
1 cup sugar
1 cup sour cream
1 tablespoon Rich Pure Vanilla Extract --Like McCormick Extra Vanilla Extract
How to make it
Preheat oven to 325°F. For the Vanilla Wafer Crust, mix vanilla wafer crumbs, butter, sugar and vanilla in medium bowl until well blended. Press evenly into bottom and 2 inches up sides of 9-inch springform pan do not grease pan or your crumbs wont stick on the sides of pan
For the Filling, beat cream cheese and sugar in large bowl with electric mixer on high speed until well blended. Add eggs, 1 at a time, mixing on low speed after each addition just until blended. Add sour cream and vanilla; mix well. Pour into prepared crust.
Bake 50 minutes or until center is almost set. Turn off oven. Leave cheesecake in oven 2 hours or until cooled. Remove from oven.
Refrigerate 4 hours or overnight. Run small knife around sides of pan to loosen crust; remove sides of pan. Store leftover cheesecake in refrigerator.
(amount per serving)