Homemade Strawberry Cheesecake


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Prepare to elevate your dessert game with a delightful treat that combines creamy indulgence with the refreshing sweetness of ripe strawberries. Yes, we’re talking about none other than the beloved Strawberry Cheesecake. This decadent dessert is a symphony of flavors and textures, featuring a velvety smooth cheesecake filling nestled atop a buttery graham cracker crust, crowned with luscious strawberry topping. Join us as we unveil the secrets to creating this heavenly confection in your own kitchen.


For the Crust:1 1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs1/4 cup granulated sugar1/2 cup unsalted butter, meltedFor the Cheesecake Filling:24 ounces cream cheese, softened1 cup granulated sugar3 large eggs1 teaspoon vanilla extract1/4 cup sour cream1/4 cup heavy creamFor the Strawberry Topping:2 cups fresh strawberries, hulled and sliced1/4 cup granulated sugar1 tablespoon cornstarch1/4 cup waterInstructions:Preheat the oven to 325°F (160°C). Grease a 9-inch springform pan and line the bottom with parchment paper.

Prepare the Crust

In a mixing bowl, combine the graham cracker crumbs, sugar, and melted butter. Press the mixture evenly into the bottom of the prepared pan. Bake for 10 minutes, then remove from the oven and let cool while you prepare the filling.Make the Cheesecake Filling: In a large mixing bowl, beat the cream cheese and sugar together until smooth and creamy. Add the eggs, one at a time, mixing well after each addition. Stir in the vanilla extract, sour cream, and heavy cream until fully incorporated.Pour the filling over the cooled crust in the springform pan. Smooth the top with a spatula to ensure an even layer.Bake the cheesecake in the preheated oven for 50-60 minutes, or until the edges are set and the center is slightly jiggly. Turn off the oven and let the cheesecake cool in the oven with the door slightly ajar for about 1 hour.Chill the cheesecake in the refrigerator for at least 4 hours, or overnight, until completely set.Prepare the Strawberry Topping: In a saucepan, combine the sliced strawberries, sugar, cornstarch, and water. Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until the mixture comes to a simmer and thickens slightly. Remove from heat and let cool completely.Once the cheesecake is chilled and set, spread the strawberry topping evenly over the surface.Slice, serve, and enjoy every heavenly bite of your homemade Strawberry Cheesecake!

Why You’ll Love It

Creamy and Decadent: The smooth texture of the cheesecake filling paired with the sweet-tart flavor of fresh strawberries is simply irresistible.Perfect for Any Occasion: Whether it’s a special celebration or just a weekend indulgence, this strawberry cheesecake is sure to impress.Make-Ahead Friendly: You can prepare the cheesecake ahead of time and simply add the strawberry topping just before serving, making it a convenient dessert option.


Treat yourself and your loved ones to the ultimate indulgence with this homemade Strawberry Cheesecake recipe. With its buttery graham cracker crust, creamy cheesecake filling, and vibrant strawberry topping, each bite is a taste of pure bliss. So, roll up your sleeves, gather your ingredients, and get ready to create a dessert masterpiece that will have everyone asking for seconds!