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       Title: ORANGE CHEESECAKE
  Categories: Desserts, Low-cal
       Yield: 8 servings
  
            CRUST
       1 c  Soft wholewheat bread crumbs
     1/4 c  Bran (natural)
     1/4 c  Brown sugar subs. SugarTwin
     1/2 ts Ground cinnamon
       2 tb Butter or margarine
            FILLING
       1 tb Unflavored gelatin (1 pkg)
     1/3 c  Water
       2 c  2% cottage cheese
     1/3 c  Orange juice
       1 ts Orange rind
       1 sm Banana
       2 tb White sugar subs. SugarTwin
       1 ts Lemon juice
       1 sm Orange
       8    Strawberries or grapes
  
   CRUST Combine crumbs, bran, sweetener and cinnamon in
   a bowl. With fingers, rub in butter until mixture is
   crumbly. Press onto bottom of 7 or 8 springform pan.
   
   FILLING In small saucepan, sprinkle gelatin over water
   and let stand for about 5 minutes to soften. Place
   over low heat, stirring until gelatin dissolves. Let
   cool to room temperature.
   
   In food processor or blender, combine cottage cheese,
   orange juice, orange rind, banana, sweetener, lemon
   juice and dissolved gelatin. Puree until smooth (or
   mash cottage cheese and banana along with sweetener,
   juices and gelatin or press through sieve).
   
   Pour over prepared crust. Cover and chill in
   refrigerator 2-4 hours or until set.
   
   At serving time, remove side from pan.  With wide
   metal lifter, slip cheesecake off bottom of pan onto
   serving plate or leave on base of springform pan.
   
   Peel orange, removing pith and thin membrane.  Remove
   sections. Slice strawberries or grapes.  Arrange on
   top of cheesecake along with orange slices.  Makes 8
   servings.
   
   1/8 cheesecake 1 Fruits & Vegetables Choice, 1 Protein
   Choice 12 g carbohydrate, 10 g protein, 4 g fat 124
   calories
   
   Source:  Diabetes Dialogue Nov 1989 Shared by
   Elizabeth Rodier
  
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