Making cheesecake without a stand mixer doesn’t have to be a hassle. With a few simple tools, you can make a delicious, creamy cheesecake that will be the envy of all your friends.
To start, you’ll need a 9-inch springform pan, a bowl, a whisk, and either a spatula or a wooden spoon. Preheat your oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit.
In the bowl, combine one and a quarter cups of graham cracker crumbs, a quarter cup of melted butter, and two tablespoons of sugar. Stir until the mixture is well-combined. Pour the mixture into the springform pan and use your spatula or spoon to press the crumbs into the bottom of the pan. Bake the crust in the preheated oven for 10 minutes.
Meanwhile, in the same bowl, combine 16 ounces of softened cream cheese, one cup of sugar, one teaspoon of vanilla extract, and two tablespoons of all-purpose flour. Using a whisk, mix the ingredients together until they are well-combined. Then, whisk in two eggs, one at a time, until the mixture is smooth.
Pour the cream cheese filling over the prebaked crust and bake for 30 to 35 minutes, or until the cheesecake is lightly golden. Remove the cheesecake from the oven and let it cool completely before adding any toppings.
Making cheesecake without a stand mixer is easy and the results will be just as tasty as if you used one. With some patience and a few basic tools, you can have a delicious cheesecake in no time.
Frequently Asked Questions
FAQ 1: How do I make cheesecake without a stand mixer?
Answer: To make cheesecake without a stand mixer, you will need to cream the cream cheese, sugar, and other ingredients together by hand using a wooden spoon or a handheld electric mixer. Once the ingredients are creamed together, mix in the eggs, one at a time, until they are just combined.
FAQ 2: What ingredients do I need to make a cheesecake?
Answer: You will need cream cheese, sugar, eggs, vanilla extract, and a crust of your choice (graham cracker, chocolate, or other). You can also add additional flavorings such as lemon zest, orange zest, or other extracts.
FAQ 3: How long should I bake a cheesecake?
Answer: Cheesecake should be baked at 350°F for 45 to 55 minutes. The center should still be slightly jiggly when it is done.
FAQ 4: Can I freeze a cheesecake?
Answer: Yes, you can freeze a cheesecake for up to 3 months. Be sure to wrap it tightly in plastic wrap or aluminum foil before freezing.
FAQ 5: How do I store a cheesecake?
Answer: Cheesecake should be stored in the refrigerator. Once it is cooled, wrap it tightly in plastic wrap or aluminum foil before storing it in the refrigerator. It can be stored in the refrigerator for up to 5 days.