*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                     ORANGE CHEESECAKE AND STRAWBERRIES
 
 Recipe By     : 
 Serving Size  : 12   Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Cheesecakes                      Fruits
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
                         -----BEST RECIPE MAGAZINE-APRIL-----
                         -----THE LIGHT TOUCH COOKBOOK-----
                         -----CRUST-----
    1      cup           Finely crushed vanilla wafer
    1 1/2  teaspoon      Ground cinnamon
    1      tablespoon    Egg white
                         Vegetable-oil cooking spray
                         -----CHEESECAKE-----
   16      ounce         Low-fat cottage cheese
    8      ounce         Neufchatel cheese -- room temp*
      1/3  cup           Sugar
    1      tablespoon    Flour
    2      tablespoon    Orange juice
    1 1/2  teaspoon      Grated orange zest
    1      teaspoon      Vanilla
    1      lg            Navel orange -- sectioned
                         membranes removed
    1      pint          Ripe strawberries -- slice thin
 
 Preheat oven to 350 F. Combine the vanilla wafer and cinnmon in a bowl. In a
 separate bowl, whisk the egg white until foamy, blend it into the crumbs with
 a fork. Spray a 9-inch springform pan with a vegetable-oil cooking spray.
 press the crumbs in an even layer in the bottom of the prepared pan. Bake 10
 minutes. Cool. reduce the oven temperature to 300 F.
 
 In the bowl of a food processor, combine the cottage cheese, cream cheese,
 sugar, flour, orange juice, orange zest and vanilla extract until very smooth.
 Spoon into the prepared crust and smooth the top with a rubber spatula. Bake
 until set in the center, about 35-40 minutes. Cool in the pan.
 
 Refrigerate until cold. Loosen the sides of the cake with a small rubber
 spatula and remove the pan rim.
 
 Combine the orange sections and strawberries. Cut the cheesecake into thin
 wedges and spoon some fruit on each serving. Makes 12 servings with 137
 calories per serving.
 
 
 
                    - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -