German Cheesecake Recipe

German Cheesecake is a light and creamy dessert, relished by one and all. Learn how to make/prepare Käsekuchen by following this easy recipe.
German Cheesecake Recipe
Preparation Time 20 Minutes
Cooking Time 70 Minutes
Difficulty Average
Recipe Type Veg.
Serves 12
Calories Per Serving 371
  • 1½ cups White Sugar
  • 2 tbsp Cornstarch
  • 3 tbsp All-purpose Flour
  • 2 (8 ounce) packages Cream Cheese (softened)
  • 1 pound small-curd Cottage Cheese
  • ½ cup Butter (softened)
  • 4 medium Eggs
  • 1½ tbsp Lemon Juice
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Extract
How to make German Cheesecake:
  • Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C).
  • Take a 9-inch spring form pan and grease the bottom and halfway up the sides.
  • Combine together white sugar, cornstarch and flour and mix well.
  • Mix cream cheese and curd cottage cheese. Beat the mixture with an electric mixer on high speed, till the mixture is smooth and fluffy.
  • Add in the softened butter and beat.
  • Add the sugar mixture and beat until all the ingredients are combined well.
  • Add in the eggs, one at a time, blending well.
  • Be sure to scrape the bowl from the bottom, after adding each egg, to prevent the mixture from sticking to the base.
  • Pour in the lemon juice and vanilla extract. Mix well, until smooth.
  • Pour the prepared batter into the pan and bake for 1 hour and 10 minutes.
  • Turn off the oven and leave the cheesecake in the oven with the door closed, for 2 hours.
  • Remove and cool on a wire rack.
  • Refrigerate and chill the cake for 4 hours or overnight, before serving.
  • Serve with sliced strawberries or raspberry sauce.