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                           STRAWBERRY CHEESECAKE
 
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 Serving Size  : 12   Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Cakes                            Desserts
                 Cheesecakes
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
                         -----CRUST-----
    1 1/2   c            Graham crakers
    2       tb           Sugar
    3       tb           Butter or margarine -- melted
                         -----FILLING-----
   19       oz           Cream cheese -- softened
    1       c            Sugar
    2       ts           Lemon peel -- grated
      1/4   ts           Vanilla
    3       ea           Eggs
                         -----GLAZE-----
    1       c            Mashed strawberries
    1       c            Sugar
    3       tb           Cornstarch
      1/3   c            Water
 
   Pre-heat oven to 350f.
   CRUST: Stir together graham cracker crumbs and sugar.
   Mix in butter thoroughly and press into a 9
   springform pan. Bake 10 minutes. Cool.
   Reduce oven temperature to 300f.
   FILLING: Beat cream cheese in a large mixing bowl.
   Gradually add sugar, beating until fluffy. Add lemon
   peel and vanilla. Beat in eggs one at a time. Pour
   into shell. Bake 1 hour or until center is firm. Cool
   to room temperature and then spread with the
   strawberry glaze. Chill 3 hours.
   GLAZE: Blend sugar and cornstarch together in a small
   saucepan. Stir in water and strawberries. Cook,
   stirring constantly, until the mixture thickens and
   boils. Boil and stir for 1 minute. Cool thoroughly
   before spreading over cheesecake.
  
 
 
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