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Orange Cheesecake

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Ingredients
  All purpose flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Orange rind 1 Tablespoon, grated
  Butter 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Egg yolk 1
  Vanilla extract 1⁄2 Teaspoon
Directions

Combine flour, sugar, and orange rind.
Add butter; cut in with pastry blender until of a coarse meal consistency.
Add egg yolk and vanilla; blend well.
Place 1/3 of dough on bottom of 9-inch springform pan; pat out evenly to cover bottom.
Bake in preheated 400°F oven 5 minutes or until golden brown.
Remove from oven; cool.
Pat remaining dough evenly around sides to 1/2 inch from top.
Set aside; prepare filling.
Pour filling into prepared pan; place on cookie sheet.
Bake in preheated 400 °F oven 8 to 10 minutes or until crust is lightly browned.
Reduce oven temperature to 225 °F; bake 1 hour and 20 minutes.
Cool to room temperature; refrigerate until well chilled.
Garnish with fresh orange sections.

Recipe Summary

Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Ingredient: 
Cheese
Interest: 
Party

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