FOX 8’s Autumn Ziemba shares famous cheesecake recipe

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FOX 8’s Autumn Ziemba shares a cheesecake recipe that has been handed down for generations in her family.

The dessert is a perfect addition to any holiday gathering.

Autumn’s Cheesecake Recipe

1 1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs

3 tbsp. butter, melted

2 tbsp. sugar

Mix together and line bottom of 9″x13″ glass pan.


3 sticks softened cream cheese

1 cup sugar

5 eggs

1 1/2 tsp. vanilla extract

Mix ingredients on lower speed until relatively smooth. (Don’t over mix.) Pour over crust and bake at 300 degrees for 50 minutes.


24 oz. sour cream

5 tsp. sugar

1 tsp. vanilla extract

Mix ingredients. Once cake has cooled for 10 minutes, pour over top and bake an additional 10 minutes.

Refrigerate cake for several hours before serving. Top with fresh berries, chocolate sauce or whatever you wish! Enjoy!

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