Sometimes you can’t go wrong with a classic dessert recipe! This homemade 9 inch classic cheesecake recipe doesn’t crack and doesn’t require a water bath. Serve it plain or with fruit on top.
I typically don’t post too many classic recipes as you can find millions of classic recipes on the web; I like to change it up and add my own twist.
However, I’ve had at least three people request a plain cheesecake recipe from me, not to mention I often see multiple requests for one in a dessert Facebook group I manage.
When you ask, I can’t ignore, so here it is – my go to Classic Cheesecake recipe that has never failed on me and never cracks if you follow directions (it cracked once when I overbaked it in a new-to-me oven. Totally my fault).
You don’t need a water bath. You don’t need to spend $20 on ingredients. Just you, 6 ingredients, and a 9 inch springform pan.
If you’re looking for a smaller cheesecake to serve, check out my 6 inch cheesecake recipe. Same recipe, just adjusted for a smaller pan size.
I’ve lost track as to how many times I’ve made this recipe.
For the past few years, it’s been my base recipe for all of my cheesecake recipes.
I’ve tried all kinds of recipes before that – ones with sour cream, heavy cream, tons of eggs, water bath, no water bath.
There’s one recipe in particular that was really, really decadent, but it also required 12 minutes of beating time and a water bath.
My recipe does not use a water bath and the beating time isn’t quite as long.
Personally I love serving this cheesecake as it without any toppings as the creaminess and flavor stand well on their own, but as you can see, I did serve a few slices with strawberry jam.
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Source: Adapted from Taste Of Home
If you’re looking for a smaller cheesecake to serve, check out my 6 inch cheesecake recipe.
As an Amazon Associate and member of other affiliate programs, I earn from qualifying purchases.
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