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German Cheesecake (Kase Kuchen)

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Cheesecake German


  • 20 Vanilla wafers; or ginger snaps
  • 2 tb Sugar
  • 1/2 ts Cinnamon
  • 1/4 c Butter
  • 3 pk (8 oz) cream cheese, soft
  • 1 1/4 c Sugar
  • 6 lg Eggs
  • 1 pt Sour cream
  • 3 tb All-purpose flour
  • 2 ts Vanilla
  • 1 tb Lemon juice


Preheat oven 325-F. Process with the steel chopping blade the crumbs, sugar, cinnamon and melted butter. Press lightly into 10-inch springform pan. Bake crust 3-5 minutes. Set aside.
Microwave the cream cheese 3-4 minutes on half-power to soften if needed. Beat until smooth. Add sugar and eggs; beat well. Add sour cream, flour, vanilla, and lemon juice. Blend well. Pour into prepared crumb crust.
Bake one hour at 325-F and let stand 1 hour in oven with door ajar. Refrigerate at least 2-3 hours before serving.
Source: Dorothy McNett's Place Typed by Frances M. Say
Posted to MM-Recipes Digest V4 #10 by on Mar 25, 1999