Israeli Cheesecake (Dairy)

Israeli Cheesecake (Dairy)

This kosher cheesecake is also known as Israeli cheesecake. The main ingredient is an Israeli white cheese called gevina levana.
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  • Serves: 10 persons



  1. Step 1

    Gather the ingredients.
  2. Step 2

    Preheat the oven to 375 F. Spray a 9 x 13-inch cake pan with nonstick cooking spray.
  3. Step 3

    In a bowl, combine butter, egg yolks, coffee, sugar, and flour with your hands until the mixture is crumbly.
  4. Step 4

    Press the mixture into the bottom of the cake pan. This forms the base for the cake.
  5. Step 5

    In a separate bowl, combine eggs, white cheese, sugar, vanilla sugar, and flour.
  6. Step 6

    Pour this mixture on top of the cake base.
  7. Step 7

    Bake for 30 minutes or until the cheese does not wiggle. Remove cake and cool for 30 minutes.
  8. Step 8

    Turn oven temperature down to 200 F.
  9. Step 9

    In a small bowl, mix sour cream with vanilla sugar and sugar. Spread evenly over the cooled cake.
  10. Step 10

    Bake again for 20 minutes.
  11. Step 11

    Refrigerate until fully cooled and firm and then serve.