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Mom's Easy Cheesecake

Ultimate Easy Baked Homemade Cheesecake

Ultimate Easy Baked Homemade Cheesecake uses 7 ingredients, no sour cream, is light, creamy, and the original, classic, best cheesecake recipe in the world!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword best cheesecake, cheesecake, easy cake, easy dessert


  • Springform Pan


  • 1/3 cup butter, melted
  • 1 1/4 cup graham cracker or chocolate crumbs
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 2 pkg. (8 oz) cream cheese, softened
  • 1 can (14 oz) sweetened condensed milk
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice (I will add 1/4 cup personally if I'm not adding anything else to this cheesecake)
  • 1/4 cup sprinkles (optional)


  • Preheat your oven to 300 degrees.
  • In a medium sized bowl combine butter, crumbs and sugar.
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  • Press into the bottom of your spring form pan to make the bottom crust. Try to make the base as even as possible. I have used the side of a coffee mug to press down and flatten the crust as best as I can.
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  • Your crust should look something like this. Set aside.
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  • Using a handheld or stand mixer beat cream cheese until fluffy.
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  • Add condensed milk, eggs and lemon juice and beat until smooth. Make sure mixture is totally blended.
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  • Add sprinkles if using.
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  • Stir until evenly distributed.
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  • Pour on top of your crumb mixture.
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  • Bake until center of cake springs back when lightly touched. Between 50 and 55 minutes.
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  • Allow to cool to room temperature in the pan.
  • Keep refrigerated.
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  • Serve and enjoy!
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