Mom´s cheesecake

This recipe has been in our family for decades. My grandma taught it to my mom, she taught it to us, and now we share it with you.
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When we make this dessert I get impressed by how easy and fast it is to make, plus is one of our family´s favorites.

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RECIPE

Ingredients:

For the crust:

  • 2 C all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • A pinch of salt
  • 3 tbsp granulated sugar
  • 90 gr unsalted butter, at room temperature
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

For the filling:

  • 1 can condensed milk
  • 1 can evaporated milk
  • 190 gr cream cheese
  • 4 eggs
  • A pinch of salt
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

Directions:

  1. Preheat the oven at 350° F.
  2. In a bowl, mix all of the crust ingredients by hand. Knead for 3 minutes until you get a non-sticky and very soft dough.
  3. Put the dough in a pie pan and set aside.
  4. For the filling, just blend together all of the ingredients and pour this mixture carefully onto the pie crust.
  5. Bake at 350° F for about 30 min. or until it turns golden brown.

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Author: Andrea Gámez

Interior designer, Photographer, Food blogger and lover, painting entusiast and a sucker for art. / MEXICO

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