Original Basque (Burnt) Cheesecake Recipe With Homemade Cream Cheese

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Jul. 15, 2020

Original Creamy Burnt Basque Cheese Cake Recipe - This Cheesecake goes by a bunch of different names: Basque Cheesecake, tarta de queso La Vina, La Vina Cheesecake, Burnt Cheesecake, Spanish Cheesecake, Burnished Cheesecake, - by any name the basque burnt cheesecake recipe that Chef Santiago Rivera has invented is great!


Cream cheese 1 Kilogram
Sugar 400 Gram
Eggs 7 Large
Flour 15 Milliliter (1 tbsp)
Salt 5 Milliliter (1 tsp)
35% heavy cream 200 Milliliter (cold)



1. Preheat oven to 260ºC (500°F).


2. Line a 10" springform pan with crumpled parchment paper.

3. Cream together the cheese and sugar until smooth.

4. Beat in eggs one at a time.

5. Beat in the salt, flour, and cream.

6. Continue beating until the mixture is thick and homogenous.

7. Pour the batter into the prepared pan and bake for 25-35 minutes.

8. The top of the cheesecake should be dark brown and the centre should jiggle like it is completely liquid underneath.

9. Cool for at least 5 hours in the refrigerator before serving.

10. The texture should be soft and fluffy around the exterior while soft and gooey in the centre.


11. Serve and enjoy!

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 35 Minutes
Ready In: 35 Minutes
Servings: 6