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New York cheesecake

  • Vegetarian Diet

    Diet based on cereals, pulses, nuts, seeds, vegetables, fruits and other animal foods such as honey and eggs. Excludes meat, fish, mollusks.

New York cheesecake


For the crust

  • Preheat the oven to 160ο C (320ο F) set to fan.
  • In a food processor add the cookies, the butter, and beat very well until the ingredients are homogenized.
  • Line a 26 cm springform pan with parchment paper, and spread the cookie mixture. Press to flatten it and to cover the whole surface of the pan. You don’t have to crimp it.
  • Bake for 15 minutes. Set aside to cool well.

For the filling

  • Increase the oven’s temperature to 230ο C (450ο F) set to fan.
  • In a mixer’s bowl add the cream cheese, the sugar, the vanilla, and beat with the whisk attachment at high speed, for 5-6 minutes, until the sugar is completely dissolved and the mixture is fluffy.
  • Add the lemon juice, the yolks, the eggs, and the salt. Butter the pan all around, and slowly add the cream cheese mixture over the crust. Be careful for the crust not to crack.
  • Put a container with water in the oven, add the pan inside, and bake for 10 minutes. Then, without opening the oven door, lower the temperature to 100ο C (210ο F) and bake for 1 ½ hours.
  • Allow 1 hour for it to cool at room temperature, and serve with the spoon sweet and mint leaves.
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Nutrition information per portion

Calories (kcal)
29 %


Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

Total Fat (g)
60 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

Saturated Fat (g)
125 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

Total Carbs (g)
16 %


The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

Sugars (g)
34 %


Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

Protein (g)
22 %


It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

Fibre (g)
5 %


They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

Sodium (g)
18 %


A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.

*The nutritional chart and the symbols refer to the basic recipe and not to the serving suggestions.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo

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