This Burnt Basque Cheesecake recipe is light, creamy, and unbelievably delicious. The caramelized topping makes it just perfect!

what you need:

cream cheese

granulated sugar

large eggs

mascarpone cheese

heavy cream

egg yolks

sour cream

vanilla extract


Start by placing the cream cheese, sugar, and mascarpone cheese into the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with the paddle attachment. Beat together on high speed for 2 minutes.

Add the eggs and beat together for 30 seconds.


Add the heavy cream, sour cream, vanilla, and lemon juice and mix until incorporated.


Lastly, add the cornstarch and flour and mix just until combined.


Pour the cheesecake batter into the parchment-lined pan and smooth out.


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