New York Cheesecake

Tags: American, made, cake
When slightly undercooked the middle is delicious and gooey
. Serves 12. 12 steps
250g digestive biscuits crush to fine crumbs Mix. Press onto base of greased 24cm springform cake tin. Chill 1 hour. Scoop cheese onto base. Bake in moderately slow oven 1 to 1 1/2 hours without opening the oven door until golden brown on top. Turn off the heat and let the cake stand in the oven for two more hours. Open door, stand a further hour.
150g butter melted
3 tablespoons sugar sugar
6 egg whites   Beat to stiff peaks
225 caster sugar   Mix   Fold in
2 tablespoons cornflour
750g full fat soft cream cheese   Beat in
6 egg yolks
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
150ml double cream   Slowly pour in, beating constantly
150m sour cream
teaspoon salt   Add
zest of 1 lemon grated
Serve chilled, dusted with icing sugar. Or decorate with tamarillo slices and marmalade.