How much cream cheese Do I need to make a cheesecake?

How much cream cheese Do I need to make a cheesecake?

You only need a few basic staple ingredients for this cheesecake recipe.

  1. Block cream cheese: Four 8-ounce blocks of full-fat cream cheese are the base of this cheesecake.
  2. Sugar: 1 cup.
  3. Sour cream: 1 cup.
  4. A little flavor: 1 teaspoon of pure vanilla extract and 2 of lemon juice.
  5. Eggs: 3 eggs are the final ingredient.

How do you make cheesecake with Philadelphia cream cheese?


  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F.
  2. Mix crumbs, 3 tablespoons sugar and butter; press firmly onto bottom of pan.
  3. Beat cream cheese, 1 cup sugar and vanilla with mixer until well blended. Add eggs, 1 at a time, mixing on low speed after each just until blended.
  4. Bake 55 min. or until center is almost set.

How do you make creamy cheesecake?

For the Creamy Cheesecake:

  1. 5 blocks of full-fat cream cheese (40 ounces total), softened to room temperature.
  2. 1 and 1/2 cups (300 grams) granulated sugar.
  3. 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract.
  4. 5 large eggs plus 3 egg yolks, at room temperature.
  5. 1/2 cup (113 grams) heavy cream.

How long do you bake a 6 cheesecake?

6 Inch Cheesecake Recipe

  1. Prep Time 10 minutes.
  2. Work Time 25 minutes.
  3. Bake Time 1 hour 30 minutes.

How many eggs go in cheesecake?

Three whole eggs
Eggs: Three whole eggs hold the cheesecake together. I also add an extra yolk, which enhances the cake’s velvety texture. (Whites tend to lighten the cake, which is actually fine — if you don’t feel like separating that fourth egg and don’t mind some extra airiness in the texture, just add in the whole egg.)

How do I make my cheesecake smooth and creamy?

Use a hand mixer on low speed to cream the cream cheese until it is smooth. Don’t beat too much air into the cream cheese. Mix on low speed just until smooth and any lumps are out. With the mixer on low speed, mix in the sugar and vanilla extract.

What brand of cream cheese is best for cheesecake?

Philadelphia Cream Cheese
The best widely available pick: Philadelphia Cream Cheese, $2.54 for eight ounces at Jet. If I’m buying cream cheese to use in a recipe, like cheesecake or frosting, this is the one I’ll turn to.

Why do you put flour in cheesecake?

A little bit of cornstarch or flour in the cheesecake batter is insurance against cracking and makes the cake easier to cut into clean slices, though it does change the texture of the cheesecake a bit.

What temp should I bake a cheesecake?

Bake your cheesecake in 325 degrees instead of 350 degrees or 375 degrees. It will prevent it from over-baking and burning the top. You need to adjust the time to the size of your pan. I usually bake my cheesecakes in 8″ springform pan for 1 hour and 20 minutes in 325 degrees.