Basque Cheesecake

Basque Cheesecake


250g cream cheese softened room-temp

150g heavy cream room-temp

2 eggs (about 55g each) room-temp

1 egg yolk room-temp

65g sugar

12g cornstarch

1 tbsp vanilla extract

1 tbsp lemon juice



  1. Soften the cream cheese. In a clean bowl, bring together cream cheese, sugar and cornstarch. Use a hand mixer to beat until well combined. Beat in 2 eggs and 1 egg yolk until well combined. Add in heavy cream, lemon juice and vanilla extract and mix well. Sift once.
  2. Line the 6-inch round cake pan with parchment paper. Preheat the oven to 428(220).
  3. Pour all the batter into the cake pan. Taps and send into the oven. Let bake for 20 minutes. Let the cheesecake set in the fridge to cool for 2 hours and serve.
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