Source: Nestle® Very Best Baking

Traditional Cheesecake
For an elegant dessert try this scrumptious cheesecake, it won`t disappoint you!
Serves: 12
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 50 minutes


11/2 cups graham crackers
1/3 cup butter, melted
1/4 cup granulated sugar
3 packages (8 oz.) cream cheese, softened
1 can (14 oz.) NESTLÉ ® Carnation ® Sweetened Condensed Milk
4 large eggs
1/4 cup all-purpose flour
2 tablespoons Lemon juice
1 tablespoon lemon peel, grated
1 container (8 oz.) sour cream
1 can Fruit pie filling, (optional) or 1 can fruit topping, (optional)

PREHEAT oven to 350 degrees F.


COMBINE graham cracker crumbs, butter and sugar in small bowl. Press onto bottom and 1 inch up side of ungreased 9-inch springform pan.

BAKE for 6 to 8 minutes. Cool on wire rack for 10 minutes.


BEAT cream cheese and sweetened condensed milk in large mixer bowl. Beat in eggs, flour, lemon juice and lemon peel. Pour into crust.

BAKE for 50 minutes. Remove from oven; spread with sour cream.

BAKE for 10 minutes or until edge is set but center still moves slightly. Cool completely in pan on wire rack. Refrigerate for several hours or overnight. Garnish with fruit topping.