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Baked Strawberry Cheesecake. An easy recipe with a delicious topping. There's Also a recipe for a blueberry topping!
Baked Strawberry Cheesecake
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
1 hr
Total Time
1 hr 15 mins
Servings: 6 - 8
  • 1/2 cup or 100 g unsalted butter melted
  • 2 cups or 250 g graham cracker crumbs / digestive biscuits
  • 3 tbs sugar
  • Pinch of salt
  • 16 oz or 500 g packages cream cheese room temp
  • 2 cups or 480 g sour cream
  • 3/4 cup or 150 g sugar
  • 3 large eggs
  • Zest of a lemon
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • Boiling water for roasting pan
The Topping
  • 3 cups or 450 g blueberries or strawberries
  • 3/4 cup or 150 g sugar
  • 2 tbs sugar
  • 2 tbs lemon juice
  • 1 tbs cornstarch
  1. Preheat oven to 325F or 180C.
  2. Coat a 9 inch springform pan with cooking spray. Wrap exterior of pan with foil.
  3. Mix crumbs, butter, 3 tbs sugar and salt. Press mixture firmly into bottom of pan. Refrigerate 15 mins.
  4. Beat cream cheese with mixer until fluffy.
  5. Add sour cream, sugar, eggs, lemon zest and vanilla. Beat until combined and pour into pan.
  6. Put the pan into a large roasting pan. Pour enough boiling water until it comes up halfway of the side of the springform pan. Best to do this in the oven to prevent spillage.
  7. Bake about 1 hour, till its set but the centre is still slightly wobbly. Let cake cool for about 30 mins and chill in fridge for at least 6 hours or overnight.
  8. Run a knife around the edge and remove the pan.
  9. Pour strawberry or blueberry topping on cheesecake.
For the topping
  1. Put all the ingredients into a saucepan and cook until berries breakdown.
  2. Cool and refrigerate the topping until ready to use.