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National Hotel Cheesecake

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Cooking Time:

1 hour and 30 minutes

Yield:

12

Ingredients

  • 1-1/4 cup Graham Cracker Crumbs
  • 1/2 cup Brown sugar
  • 3 ounces (1/3 cup) Butter (melted)
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 pound Cream Cheese
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 5 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon Almond extract
  • 24 ounce (3 cups) Sour cream
  • 1 Tablespoon vanilla
  • 20 ounces (2-2/3 cups) Sour Cream
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 ounces (1/4 cup) Half & Half

Directions

Ingredients for Crust
1-1/4 cup Graham Cracker Crumbs
1/2 cup Brown sugar
3 ounces (1/3 cup) Butter (melted)
1 teaspoon cinnamon

Ingredients for Filling
1 pound Cream Cheese
1 cup sugar
5 eggs
1 teaspoon Almond extract
24 ounce (3 cups) Sour cream
1 Tablespoon vanilla

Ingredients for Topping
 20 ounces (2-2/3 cups) Sour Cream
1/2 cup sugar
2 ounces (1/4 cup) *Half & Half

Crust: Mix all crust ingredients. Press firmly into bottom of cheesecake pan. Set aside.

Filling: Mix all ingredients for filling in a mixing bowl. Pour mixture into prepared crust and bake for approximately 1-1/2 hours at 350 degrees. Remove from oven and let cool for approximately 1/2 hour.

Topping: Mix topping ingredients together and pour over top of cheesecake. Bake for an additional 20 minutes. Place in refrigerator to cool . When cold, mark with cheesecake marker for correct portions, which is 12 per cake.

Yields: 12 servings

*Note: Half & Half is an American product that is 1/2 cream and 1/2 milk)