Classic New York Style Cheesecake
|Zwieback toast||8 , crushed (8 Slices)|
|Butter||1 Tablespoon, melted|
|Sugar||22 1⁄3 Tablespoon (1 Tablespoon Plus 1 1/3 Cups)|
|Vanilla extract||2 Teaspoon|
|Cream cheese||32 Ounce, softened (4 Packages, 8 Ounce Each, Raskas)|
|Sour cream||16 Ounce|
|Raisins||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
1. Preheat oven to 325°F.
2. Mix zwieback crumbs, butter and 1 tablespoon sugar. Press into the bottom of a 10-inch springform pan.
3. Beat eggs in a medium bowl until thick and lemon colored, about
5 minutes. Add 1 1/3 cups sugar and vanilla. Set aside.
4. Beat cream cheese in a large bowl until smooth. Blend in egg mixture and sour cream. Pour into the pan. Sprinkle raisins over the top.
5. Bake for 1 hour. Turn the oven off and leave cake in the oven with the door ajar for 1 hour. Remove cake from the oven and let cool for 1 hour at room temperature.