Cheesecake with Strawberry Sauce

Cheesecake with Strawberry Sauce

Who doesn’t love a classic creamy cheesecake? This recipe is super easy and always a hit! My homemade strawberry sauce completes this dessert!

Ingredients:

Crust:

  • 1 1/2 cups graham crackers (about 12)
  • 5 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/2 cup melted butter

Cheesecake:

  • 3 (8 oz) packages cream cheese
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 4 eggs, separated
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Strawberry Sauce:

  • 1/2 lb fresh strawberries, sliced
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch
  • 1 tablespoon water

Instructions:

  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
  2. In a food processor add all the crust ingredients and pulse until combined. Pack crust mixture firmly into a 9-inch spring-pan.
  3. In a stand mixer beat together cream cheese, sugar, egg yolks, lime juice and vanilla.
  4. In a separate bowl, beat together egg whites until stiff and fluffy. Fold egg whites into cream cheese mixture gently. Pour mixture into springform pan.
  5. Bake for 30-35 minutes. Turn off oven and leave in the oven for another hour.
  6. Place in refrigerator for 2-3 hours before serving.
  7. For the strawberry sauce: Place Strawberries in a small saucepan, pour sugar and lemon juice on top.
  8. In a small bowl whisk together cornstarch and water until cornstarch is dissolved. Pour over strawberries and stir gently. Heat over medium-high heat until sauce comes to a simmer, stirring frequently and gently.
  9. Reduce heat slightly but make sure the sauce is still simmering. Cook for about 5 minutes or until sauce is thickened, stirring often.
  10. Remove from heat and allow a few minutes to cool slightly. Serve over cheesecake.
  11. Enjoy!!

5 thoughts on “Cheesecake with Strawberry Sauce

    1. This is by far my favorite cheesecake recipe. I have made a few but I always go back to this one. Hope you enjoy the strawberry sauce! I have also made mini ones before that I really enjoyed and they are on my site 🙂

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