Burnt Basque Cheesecake

DSC05986     Ingredients 

Makes about 6 to 8 servings 

  •  12 oz Cream cheese. 
  •  1/2 cup Sugar.
  •  2  eggs.
  • 3/4 cup heavy whipping cream.
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract. 
  • 1 1/2 tbsp all purpose flour or corn starch (For gluten free option )
  • 1 tbsp butter to grease the pan.


  • Preheat the oven to 410F. 
  • Grease a 6 inch pan with butter.
  • Line the pan with 2 sheets of parchment paper. In such a way to make sure it comes about 2 inches above the pan.
  • Place the pan in a baking sheet.
  • Using a hand mixer , In a large bowl cream together the cream cheese ,sugar , and all purpose flour until well combined.
  • Now add eggs and vanilla ,whisk to combine. 
  • Pour in heavy cream and mix until smooth.
  • Pour batter into the prepared pan . Tap the pan to burst any excess bubbles.
  • Bake in the preheated oven until puffed and well browned and it has slightly jiggle to it ,about 30 to 50 minutes.
  • Increase the oven temperature to 425 for the last 10 minutes .
  • Let  the cheese cake cool to room temperature at least 30 minutes. Lift out on to a plate and peel back the parchment paper .
  • Keep it refrigerated for at least couple of hours.
  • Cheese cake keeps covered, in the refrigerator for up to 5 days. 
  • Enjoy..!