Luby's Baked Cheesecake

Luby’s Baked Cheesecake

Makes One 9" cheesecake


1-1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs
1/4 cup granulated sugar
1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter or margarine, melted


1-1/4 pounds. (2-1/2 (8 oz). packages) cream cheese, softened
1 cup granulated sugar
3 extra-large eggs
1 cup sour cream
2 tablespoons. all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon. vanilla
1/2 teaspoon. fresh lemon juice
Fresh fruit (optional)

  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees.

  2. For crust, in small bowl, combine crumbs, sugar and margarine. Mix well.
    Press onto bottom and 1 inch up sides of 9-inch springform pan.

  3. Bake 10 minutes or until golden brown. Cool completely

  4. For filling, in large bowl, beat together cream cheese and sugar until
    creamy. Add eggs, one at a time, mixing well after each addition. Add sour
    cream, flour, vanilla, and lemon juice. Mix just until well blended. Do not
    overmix. Pour into crust.

  5. Bake 30 to 35 minutes or until almost set. Cool completely on wire
    cooling rack. Refrigerate at least 2 hours. Garnish with fruit, if desired.

Yield: 1 9 inch cheesecake

Luby’s Cafeteria 50th Anniversary Recipe Collection.