Cooking From Memory ~ A Recipe Journal

Paul’s Birthday Cheesecake

Posted in Cheesecakes,Desserts by Paul Gauche on July 11, 2009



Ingredients for Graham Cracker Crust ~

  • 1 cup (6 whole crackers) graham cracker crumbs, finely crushed
  • 3 Tablespoons sugar
  • 1/3 cup butter, melted

Method for Graham Cracker Crust ~

Mix well.  Pat into bottom of a spring form pan.  Bake at 350° for 10 minutes.

   Cheesecake Original Recipe Mom's Handwriting

Ingredients for the Cheesecake ~

  • 2 large cakes of plain (room temperature) cream cheese
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 cups of pineapple, well drained

 Original Recipe Cheesecake Front

Method for the Cheesecake ~

Beat well with an electric mixer.  Pour over graham cracker crust. 

Bake at 375° for 25 minutes.  Cool.

Cheesecake Lemon Curd

Ingredients for the Topping ~

  • 1 Pint sour cream
  • 3 Tablespoons sugar
  • 2 Tablespoons vanilla

Method for the Topping ~

Mix well. Cover entire top of cake.

Bake at 375° for 5 minutes. Chill, baby… chill overnight.


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