Simple Cheesecake

Simple Cheesecake



  • 1 cup graham crackers, crushed
  • 3 tbsp butter, melted


  • 4 bricks cream cheese, 250g each
  • 1 1/2 cups white sugar
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1 tbsp vanilla extract
  • 4 tbsp all-purpose flour


  • Preheat the oven to 350ºF and grease springform pan.
  • Mix the graham crackers with butter, and press into the bottom of the pan.
  • Slowly add milk to the cream cheese mixture, stirring using a spoon (not beaters) until all the milk has been absorbed.
  • Add eggs one at a time, mixing well.
  • Stir in the sour cream and vanilla.
  • Sprinkle the flour one tablespoon at a time over the mixture, and stir until fully incorporated.
  • Add the filling to the pan, and cook in the preheated oven for one hour. The cheesecake should still have a jiggly centre.
  • Turn off the oven and leave the cheesecake inside to cool gradually for 2 or more hours. Transfer to refrigerator to cool overnight.


  • This recipe works well as a base for other flavour combinations, like caramel, chocolate, raspberry or blueberry.