Sour Cream Cheese Cake!! Recipe

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This is a light a fluffy cheesecake and very delicious.

With Love,

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Servings: 8


Cost per serving $1.10 view details
  • 16 oz. sour cream
  • 8 oz. cream cheese
  • ¼ cup corn starch
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • 1 cup sugar
  • Zest of 1 lemon
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 3 eggs
  • In a mixing bowl combine the corn starch, baking powder and sugar. Add the sour cream, cream cheese, eggs, lemon juice, lemon zest and vanilla and mix well.
  • Crumb Crust:
  • 1 ½ cups fine crumbs – such as vanilla cookies or graham crackers
  • 6 tablespoons butter
  • 4 tablespoons brown sugar


  1. Preheat Oven 350 degrees:
  2. Melt butter over low heat. Remove from heat and add the fine crumbs and sugar and blend well. Place the crumb mixture in a pie plate and press down to form.
  3. Bake in oven for about 8 minutes. Remove from oven and let cool a few minutes before adding the batter.
  4. When the pie crust is cooled for a few minutes add the batter.
  5. Bake for 35-40 minutes or until toothpick test comes out clean.
  6. Cool before serving.


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Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving %DV
Serving Size 152g
Recipe makes 8 servings
Calories 449  
Calories from Fat 274 61%
Total Fat 31.18g 39%
Saturated Fat 17.98g 72%
Trans Fat 0.0g  
Cholesterol 153mg 51%
Sodium 456mg 19%
Potassium 163mg 5%
Total Carbs 39.15g 10%
Dietary Fiber 0.1g 0%
Sugars 34.83g 23%
Protein 5.12g 8%
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  • A.L. Wiebe
    Catherine, as usual, another winner. Looks delicious and pretty easy too. Thanks for this!


    • Martha A. Cheves
      November 13, 2011
      Catherine, I have a weakness for cheese cake. This looks so good and so simple.
      • Veronica Gantley
        November 13, 2011
        I cant wait to try this one. I make one similar but without the lemon juice. I always make a cheese cake for Thanksgiving. I will try this recipe and let you know.

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