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                 STRAWBERRY CHEESECAKE FROM SCOTT WELLIVER
 
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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 cracker crumbs
    2       tb           Sugar
    3       tb           Margarine or butter -- melted
                         -----FILLING-----
   19       oz           Cheese, cream -- softened
    1       c            Sugar
    2       ts           Lemon peel -- grated
      1/4   ts           Vanilla
    3                    Eggs
                         -----GLAZE-----
    1       c            Strawberries -- mashed
    1       c            Sugar
    3       tb           Cornstarch
      1/3   c            Water
 
   Pre-heat oven to 350øF.
   CRUST: Stir together graham cracker crumbs and sugar.
   Mix in butter thoroughly and press into a 9 spring
   form pan. Bake 10 minutes. Cool. Reduce oven
   temperature to 300øF. 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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