Sandy's English Derby Cheesecake

High Angle View Of Cheesecake And Fork On Table
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  • 110 mins
  • Prep: 15 mins,
  • Cook: 95 mins
  • Yield: 8 slices (8 servings)
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This cheesecake recipe was shared by a woman named Sandy H. It's a basic and classic cheesecake with cream cheese, sour cream, eggs, and some lemon juice, and vanilla with a graham cracker crust. 

What You'll Need

  • 1 1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 3 tablespoons butter (melted)
  • Optional: 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 16 ounces cream cheese
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 5 eggs (separated)
  • 2 cups sour cream
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla

How to Make It

  1. Combine graham cracker crumbs, 3 tablespoons of sugar, 3 tablespoons of melted butter, and 1/2 teaspoon of cinnamon, if using; press into bottom and about 2 inches up the sides of a 9-inch springform pan. Bake at 325° for 5 minutes.
  2. Beat cream cheese and 1 cup of sugar until smooth. Beat in egg yolks to blend. Blend in sour cream, vanilla, and lemon.
  3. Beat whites until stiff not dry. Fold into the cream cheese mixture. Pour into prepared graham cracker crust-lined springform pan.
  1. Bake at 300° for 1 hour. Turn the oven off but leave the cheesecake in the oven for 1 hour with door closed. Open oven door, and keep cake in 30 minutes longer.
  2. Remove and chill overnight. 

Shared by Sandy H

Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
Calories 585
Total Fat 40 g
Saturated Fat 21 g
Unsaturated Fat 11 g
Cholesterol 233 mg
Sodium 319 mg
Carbohydrates 48 g
Dietary Fiber 1 g
Protein 10 g
(The nutrition information on our recipes is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate. Individual results may vary.)