Auntie Adri’s Famous Cheesecake

auntie adri's famous cheesecake dessert recipe is perfect for thanksgiving and the holidays

My Auntie Adri has been making this incredible recipe for as long as I can remember. Not only was this the first bite of cheesecake I ever tried, but it remains the best cheesecake I’ve ever had. You guys… I can’t even begin to express how delicious it is and if there’s one recipe you need to try, it’s my Auntie Adri’s Famous Cheesecake! It’s silky, decadent, the perfect amount of sweetness and so unique. It’s also pretty easy and a lot of fun to whip up. Time to get baking! Can’t wait to see all of your beautiful cheesecakes

Here’s a video of how we put this Auntie Adri’s Famous Cheesecake together! For another delicious family dish, check out my Guava Cheese Bites recipe.

What You'll Need:

+ 20 graham crackers

+ 2 sticks butter, melted

+ 3 x 8oz. cream cheese blocks

+ 3 eggs

+ 2 tsp. vanilla extract

+ 2 tsp. fresh lemon juice

+ 1 tsp. lemon rind

+ 1/2 cup sugar

+ 3 cups sour cream

+ 1 tsp. vanilla extract

+ 1/2 cup + 1 tsp. sugar

+ 2 tsp. fresh lemon juice


1. Mix ingredients fro crust and set in a 9’ springform pan.

2. Mix all filling ingredients, pour into crust, bake at 350 degrees for 25 minutes. Remove and let cool.

3. Mix all topping ingredients and pour on top of baked filling. Bake again for 15 minutes at 350 degrees. Chill in fridge overnight.

* Make sure all ingredients are room temperature.
* Cover the exterior of your springform pan with foil (it can leak), and place pan on top of a baking sheet to bake.
* Don’t over-whip the cream cheese and sugar.
* Add the eggs in slowly, one by one.

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