Easy cheesecake recipe

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An easy cheesecake recipe using eggs, cream cheese and sour cream among other ingredients, great for any occasion.
Preparation time: 20 minutes, Cooking time: 35 minutes, Serves: 8 - 10 


For the cheesecake
16 oz. (450 g) cream cheese, softened
2/3 cup sugar
3 large eggs
1/2 tsp vanilla essence

For the topping
3 tbsp. sugar
8 oz. (225 g) sour cream
1 tsp vanilla essence


Preheat oven to 350 Fahrenheit (175 Celsius)

Prepare and bake the cheesecake
In a large bowl beat the cream cheese, 2/3 cup sugar, eggs, 1/2 teaspoon vanilla essence with an electric mixer until smooth. Pour the cheese mixture into a well greased 9 inch baking pan.

Bake the cheesecake for 25 minutes. Turn the oven off, remove the cake and let cool for 10 minutes.

Make the sour cream topping
In a bowl add the sour cream, sugar and vanilla essence and mix well until you get a smooth mixture. Spread over the cheesecake and return to the oven for 5 minutes more.

Remove the cheesecake from the oven, let it cool down completely and then refrigerate for at least 2 hours before serving.
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