Shavuot, Recipes

Dairy Delights: The perfect cheesecake recipe

No Shavuot celebration would be complete without a mouthwatering cheesecake, and we've got just the recipe to satisfy your sweet tooth.

Tantalizing cheesecake for Shavuot (Photo: Shutterstock/Dina Photo Stories)

This Shavuot, treat yourself and your loved ones to the creamy indulgence of homemade cheesecake. With its rich flavor and velvety texture, it's the perfect way to celebrate this joyous holiday. So go ahead, whip up a batch of this delectable dessert and indulge in a slice of pure bliss. Chag Sameach!

Amazing Shavuot Cheesecake


  • Graham cracker base
  • 750 grams cream cheese
  • 4 large eggs
  • 3/4 C sugar
  • 2 TBSP cornstarch
  • 1 drop vanilla extract


  1. Preheat your oven to 350°F (180°C).
  2. Beat the cream cheese and sugar until smooth and creamy.
  3. Add the eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  4. Stir in the vanilla extract.
  5. Pour the cheesecake batter over the graham cracker crust and smooth the top with a spatula.
  6. Bake in the preheated oven for 25-30 minutes.
  7. Switch off the oven and leave the cake inside for an additional 30 minutes.
  8. Open the oven door and let the cake cool.

Serving Suggestions

Once your cheesecake is chilled and ready to serve, the possibilities are endless. Whether you prefer it plain or topped with fresh fruit, chocolate ganache, or caramel sauce, there's no wrong way to enjoy this delicious dessert. Serve it alongside a steaming cup of coffee or tea for the perfect ending to your Shavuot meal.


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