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New York Cheesecake

New York Cheesecake

This New York Cheesecake with homemade graham cracker crust and topped with a layer of whipped cream is so delicious. It rivals all my favorite restaurants!

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword new york cheesecake, new york cheesecake recipe, new york style cheesecake
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 25 minutes
Servings 12 servings
Calories 741 kcal

Ingredients

Crust:

  • 2 packages of original graham crackers
  • 2 tbsp unsalted sweet cream butter melted

Cheesecake:

  • 32 oz cream cheese, softened to room temperature
  • 1 1/2 C sugar
  • 3/4 C whole milk
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 C sour cream
  • 1 TBSP vanilla extract
  • 1/4 C flour

Whipped cream:

  • 1 C heavy whipping cream
  • 1/2 C powder sugar
  • 1 TSP vanilla extract

Instructions

Crust:

  1. Preheat oven to 325
  2. Cut out a circle of parchment paper to fit on the bottom of the spring form pan
  3. Using a ziplock bag, crush the graham crackers until fine crumbs, sand like texture.
  4. Using a medium bowl, mix graham cracker crumbs with melted butter.
  5. Press onto bottom of springform pan and about 3 inches up the sides
  6. Set aside

Cheesecake:

  1. Using a standing mixer, mix cream cheese with sugar until smooth.
  2. Mix in milk, and then mix in the eggs one at a time, mixing just enough to incorporate.
  3. Mix in sour cream, vanilla and flour until smooth.
  4. Pour filling into the crust
  5. Bake in the oven for 1 hour and 15 minutes
  6. Turn the oven off, and let the cheesecake completely cool. About 3 hours
  7. This will help prevents cracking.
  8. Once it’s completely cool chill in refrigerator overnight

Whipped cream:

  1. Using a standing mixer, mix the heavy whipping cream on medium speed until stiff peaks form
  2. Mix in the powder sugar and vanilla extract
  3. Scoop whipped cream into the piping bag
  4. Pull out the cheesecake and pipe big dollops of whipped cream all over the cheesecake
  5. Using a flat spatula or a knife, smooth the whipped cream over the top of the cheesecake
  6. Using remaining whipped cream, pipe dollops around the edging
  7. Enjoy!
Nutrition Facts
New York Cheesecake
Amount Per Serving
Calories 741 Calories from Fat 405
% Daily Value*
Fat 45g69%
Saturated Fat 24g150%
Cholesterol 181mg60%
Sodium 605mg26%
Potassium 270mg8%
Carbohydrates 73g24%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 44g49%
Protein 11g22%
Vitamin A 1590IU32%
Vitamin C 0.3mg0%
Calcium 171mg17%
Iron 2.6mg14%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.