Beverly Hills Cheesecake

8
Servings
20m
Prep Time
9h
Cook Time
9h 20m
Ready In


"The best of the best of cheese cakes, we love it most with a blueberry topping but you can top it in any way you like !! the traditional Bev Hills version is topped with fresh grapes."

Original recipe yields 8 servings
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Nutritional

  • Serving Size: 1 (174.8 g)
  • Calories 393.9
  • Total Fat - 23.4 g
  • Saturated Fat - 13.2 g
  • Cholesterol - 144.2 mg
  • Sodium - 468.5 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 36.8 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 0 g
  • Sugars - 27.8 g
  • Protein - 9.2 g
  • Calcium - 134.9 mg
  • Iron - 1.2 mg
  • Vitamin C - 0 mg
  • Thiamin - 0 mg

Step 1

Place oven rack in centre of oven, heat to 350 degrees. Coat bottom and sides of 9 inch springform pan evenly with butter, reserve

Step 2

Cut cream cheese into 1 inch cubes, place in large mixer bowl. Beat at medium speed, scraping down sides of bowl as needed, until completely smooth. Beat in lemon rind and 1 teaspoon of the vanilla. Continue beating at medium speed while very slowly adding 1/2 cup of the sugar to cheese mixture and scraping down sides of bowl as needed, beat until sugar is absorbed. Add eggs, about 1/4 cup at a time, beating well and scraping down sides of bowl after each addition. Pour batter into reserved pan, spread top smooth. Gently rotate pan several quarter turns to settle batter. Bake until centre is just set, about 25 minutes.

Step 3

Transfer pan to wire rack away from drafts. Let cool undisturbed 30 minutes. Do not turn oven off.

Step 4

While cake is cooling, mix sour cream, remaining 1/2 cup sugar and remaining 1 teaspoon vanilla in medium bowl until smooth. Gently spread sour cream mixture evenly over partially baked cake. (cake will not fill pan to the top) Rotate pan several quarter turns to settle sour cream mixture. Return pan to oven, bake until sour cream mixture is set, about 10 minutes

Step 5

Turn oven off. Let cake stand in oven with door propped open 8 inches for 30 minutes. Transfer pan to wire rack away from drafts. Let cool undisturbed until sides and bottom of pan are completely cooled to room temperature.

Step 6

Remove sides of pan. Refrigerate cake uncovered 2 hours. Cover cake loosely with plastic wrap, refrigerate overnight or at least 6 hours. Garnish with grapes before serving, if desired. We prefer to top with a simple blueberry sauce, but can be topped in any way you wish.

Tips & Variations


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Carolyn

I made a blueberry sauce as suggested and it was so good! Loved the creamy texture of this cheesecake.

review by:
(28 Jul 2019)