Ultimate Strawberry Cheesecake Recipe

Step 1

Grease 9" springform pan; sprinkle with graham cracker crumbs, tilting pan to coat the sides.

Step 2

Into a large bowl, mash cottage cheese through sieve; add cream cheese. Beat on high setting with electric mixer until well blended. Beat in sugar, then 2 eggs.

Step 3

Reduce speed to slow. Beat in cornstarch, lemon juice and vanilla, then margarine or butter and sour cream until smooth.

Step 4

Pour into prepared pan. Bake in 325 deg F oven for 70 minutes or until firm around the edge. Turn oven off. Let cake stand in oven for 2 hours. Take out and chill. Remove side of pan. If desired, cover with Strawberry glaze. Freezes well.

STRAWBERRY GLAZE: Mix cornstarch, water and light corn syrup until smooth. Add strawberries. Bring to a boil for 1 minute. Strain. Stir in lemon juice and, if desired, a drop of red food coloring. Cool slightly, then cover top with glaze.

Things You'll Need

  • 1 1/4c Graham Cracker crumbs (fine)
  • 1lb Cottage Cheese, small curd
  • 16oz Softened Cream Cheese
  • 1 1/2c Sugar
  • 4 Eggs
  • 1/2c Cornstarch
  • 2T Lemon juice
  • 1/2c Margarine or butter
  • 1pt Dairy Sour cream
----------STRAWBERRY GLAZE--------------
  • 1T Cornstarch
  • 1/4c Water
  • 1/3c Light Corn Syrup
  • 1/4c Crushed Strawberries
  • 1t Lemon juice
  • 1ds Red food coloring(if desired

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