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Perfect German Cheesecake Recipe
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4.94 from 15 votes

German Cheesecake

This Recipe is very easy to prepare, and more important is very creamy
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Resting time30 mins
Total Time1 hr 50 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: German
Keyword: German Cheesecake
Servings: 6 people
Calories: 251kcal


  • 300 grams Flour all porposes
  • 200 grams Butter Kerrygold Irish Grass Feed Butter ( The best!)
  • 100 grams Sugar
  • 1 Egg

Ingredients for the Filling

  • 100 grams Butter Kerrygold
  • 6 Eggs
  • 120 grams sugar
  • 750 grams Fresh Cheese You can use Ricotta or cottage cheese
  • 125 grams sour cream
  • 50 grams Cornstarch
  • Pinch of Salt
  • 1 tsp vanilla


  • Cut the butter in cubes and combine it with sifted flour and sugar
  • Add the beaten egg and then use your hands to form into dough.
  • Wrap dough in plastic and chill in the fridge for at least 20 min.
  • Roll dough till you have at least 0,5 cm and transfer it to a prepared 28 cm springform pan. Use your fingers to press the dough and bring a better form inside the springform pan.

Directions for the Filling

  • Mix with an electric mixer the egg yolks, sugar, and vanilla for 5 min until the dough is pale.
  • Add softened butter, the cheese and the sour cream and beat until everything is thoroughly combined.
  • Beat egg whites and the pinch of salt in a separate bowl. Fold egg whites and sifted cornstarch into the cheesecake batter.
  • Pour cheesecake batter into a 28 cm springform pan and bake on 200 degrees for about 40 minutes, cover it with aluminium paper and backed it for another 20 min.
  • After the cheesecake is ready slightly open the oven and let the cheesecake inside for another 10 min


By cooking in a medium saucepan 1 cup of frozen berries with 1/2 cup of sugar and a tbsp of lemon juice, you can prepare a strawberry couli and you can add it on top of the cheesecake


Serving: 1piece | Calories: 251kcal | Carbohydrates: 13.2g | Protein: 5.1g | Fat: 21.4g