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Strawberry Cheesecake Recipe

Strawberry Cheesecake

Strawberry Cheesecake Recipe

These are our favorite Strawberry Cheesecake recipes to delight cheesecake lovers everywhere! It's rich, creamy, tart, and put simply, a perfection of cream and fruit-based cakes. Normally cheesecake can seem intimidating to the new baker but we can assure you that cheesecake is far simpler than people like it to be.

The first recipe is a tasty Strawberry Cheesecake recipe made from scratch with succulent strawberries as the topping. This cheesecake will earn praise from both cheesecake lovers and strawberry fans alike. It's smooth and rich perfection!

Strawberry Cheesecake Recipe


1 cup graham cracker crumbs
3 Tablespoons butter, melted
3 Tablespoons sugar
2 packages (8 oz. each) cream cheese, softened
1/2 cup sugar
1 Tablespoon lemon juice
1 teaspoon grated lemon peel
1 cup sour cream
3 eggs
1 Tablespoons cornstarch
1 package (10 oz.) frozen strawberries, thawed
1/2 pint fresh strawberries, sliced



1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F

2. Mix cracker crumbs, butter, and sugar. Press firmly into the bottom of the pan.

3. Bake for 10 minutes, remove from oven, and set aside.

4. Raise oven temperature to 350 degrees F.

5. Beat 1/2 cup sugar, cream cheese, lemon juice, and lemon peel with an electric mixer on medium speed until well blended.

6. Add sour cream; mix well. Add eggs, 1 at a time, mixing on low speed after each egg is added just until blended. Pour into crust.

7. Bake for 50 minutes or until the center is almost set. Cool.

8. Drain strawberries, reserving liquid. In a medium saucepan add enough water to the reserved liquid to measure 1/2 cup then mix in cornstarch, blending well.

9. Bring to a boil on medium heat, stirring constantly. Boil for 1 minute. Cool, then stir in the strawberries and spread evenly over cooled cheesecake.

Top cheesecake with sliced strawberries. Refrigerate at least 4 hours before serving.

This strawberry cheesecake recipe uses strawberry preserves as the topping, it is an easier version but is absolutely delicious!

Strawberry Cheesecake with Preserve Topping


1 cup graham cracker crumbs
3 Tablespoons butter or margarine, melted
3 Tablespoons sugar

3 (8ounce) packages cream cheese, softened
3/4 cup sugar
3 eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/2 cup heavy cream

1 cup strawberry preserves



1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F.

2. Mix cracker crumbs, 3 Tbsp. sugar and butter; press firmly onto the bottom of the pan. Bake for 10 minutes.

3. Beat cream cheese and 3/4 cup sugar with an electric mixer on medium until blended well. Add eggs one at a time, mixing on low speed after each addition until just blended. Add vanilla and cream; mix well.

4. Pour over the crust.

5. Bake for 50 to 55 minutes or until the center is almost set. Refrigerate for at least 4 hours. Top with preserves just before serving.

As for the other toppings besides strawberries, the world is truly your oyster here. Just be sure that you want to add any fresh strawberries or chocolate shavings for example be sure to do it after its chilling time so your beautiful cheesecake doesn't collapse in on itself.

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