Burnt Cheesecake

Basque Burnt Cheesecake

Burnt Cheesecake


  • 1 ½ cup sugar
  • 5 pieces eggs
  • 2 bars cream cheese softened
  • ½ cup heavy cream
  • ½ cup sour cream
  • 3 tablespoons MAYA All-Purpose Flour sifted
  • 1 tablespoon MAYA Cornstarch
  • vanilla extract
  • zest of 1 lemon


  1. Preheat the oven to 392°F/200°C. Grease and line with crumbled parchment paper an 8×4-
  2. inch round pan or spring form pan. Set aside.
  3. In a clean bowl, combine cream cheese with sugar and beat using a hand mixer and beat until
  4. well blended.
  5. Once sugar is lightly dissolved add in the rest of the ingredients and continue beating until
  6. smooth and well mixed.
  7. Bake in the preheated oven for 35-40 minutes. Once the top turns brown but not burnt and
  8. the middle part of the cheesecake still slightly wobbling.
  9. Remove from the oven and set aside to cool. Chill overnight to set. Unmold cheesecake. Cut
  10. and serve. Dust with confectioner’s sugar before serving.

Recipe Notes

Yield: 6 to 8 servings
Prep Time: 15- 20 minutes
Baking Time: 40 minutes

2 thoughts on “Burnt Cheesecake

    • April Pagaling says:

      Hi! You can use your favorite or any available cream in your pantry. Look for the labels “heavy cream,” “whipping cream,” or “heavy whipping cream” to make sure that you have the correct item.

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