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Alton Brown's Sour Cream Cheesecake

Last Modified: 02/16/08
First Published: 12/15/07
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This recipe is relatively expensive as well as high in calories, however that is to be expected from a cheesecake. There aren't too many ingredients and the calories are mainly brought high by the cream cheese, the sour cream, the sugar, the butter and the graham crackers.

 

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Servings: 8
Total Cost: $10.97
Cost Per Serving: $1.37
Total Calories: 6,712
Calories/Serving: 839
IngredientVolumeMassCostCalorie
Cream Cheese * 20.00 Ounces $3.67 1,980
Sour Cream 1 1/4 Cup 300.00 Grams $0.75 600
Sugar, White Granulated 1 Cup 200.00 Grams $0.26 774
Extract, Vanilla Pure 1 Tablespoon 13.00 Grams $0.63 38
Eggs, Chicken (2 eggs) * 100.00 Grams $0.33 156
Egg Yolks (3 yolks) * 51.00 Grams $0.50 165
Heavy Whipping Cream 36% 1/3 Cup 72.00 Grams $0.34 240
Butter, Unsalted * 4.00 Ounces $0.51 810
Sugar, White Granulated 1 Tablespoon 12.50 Grams $0.02 48
Graham Crackers (33 graham cracker squares) * 450.00 Grams $3.97 1,902

8 to 10 servings

Crust:
33 graham cracker squares, crumbled
4 ounces (1 stick) unsalted butter, melted, plus additional, for brushing the pan
1 tablespoon sugar

Filling:
20 ounces cream cheese
1 1/4 cups sour cream
1 cup sugar
1 tablespoon vanilla extract
2 eggs
3 yolks
1/3 cup heavy cream

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