World's Best Blueberry Cheesecake

Ingredients: For the Crust: – 2 cups graham cracker crumbs – 1/2 cup unsalted butter, melted – 1/4 cup granulated sugar

For the Cheesecake Filling: – 4 packages (32 oz) cream cheese, softened – 1 and 1/2 cups granulated sugar – 4 large eggs

– 1 cup sour cream – 1 teaspoon vanilla extract – 1/4 cup all-purpose flour

For the Blueberry Topping: – 2 cups fresh blueberries – 1/2 cup granulated sugar – 1 tablespoon cornstarch – 1/4 cup water – 1 tablespoon lemon juice

Instructions: 1. Preheat the Oven:Preheat your oven to 325°F (163°C). Grease a 9-inch springform pan with butter or cooking spray.



2. Prepare the Crust:In a bowl, combine graham cracker crumbs, melted butter, and sugar. Press the mixture into the bottom of the prepared springform pan to create an even crust. Bake in the preheated oven for 10 minutes, then remove and let it cool.

3. Make the Cheesecake Filling:a. In a large mixing bowl, beat the cream cheese until smooth. b. Add sugar and continue to beat until well combined.

c. Add eggs one at a time, mixing well after each addition. d. Mix in sour cream, vanilla extract, and flour until the batter is smooth and creamy.

4. Assemble and Bake:Pour the cheesecake filling over the cooled crust. Smooth the top with a spatula. Bake in the preheated oven for about 60-70 minutes, or until the center is set and the top is lightly browned.

5. Prepare the Blueberry Topping:a. In a saucepan, combine blueberries, sugar, cornstarch, water, and lemon juice. b. Cook over medium heat until the mixture thickens and the blueberries release their juices.

7. Serve:Once chilled, remove the cheesecake from the springform pan and spoon the blueberry topping over the top. Slice and serve chilled. Enjoy your delicious homemade blueberry cheesecake!