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Deluxe Cheesecake

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Ingredients
  Butter/Margarine 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs), softened
  All-purpose flour 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
  Sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Egg yolks 3
  Grated lemon peel 2 Small
  Cream cheese 40 Ounce, softened (Five 8 Ounce Packages)
  Eggs 5
  Milk 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Toppings 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (One Of The Cheesecake Variety)
Directions

1. In small bowl, with mixer at low speed, beat butter or margarine, 1 1/4 cups flour, 1/4 cup sugar, 1 egg yolk, and one-half of grated lemon peel until well mixed. Shape dough into ball and wrap with plastic wrap; refrigerate 1 hour.
2. Preheat oven to 400°F. Press one-third of dough onto bottom of 10" by 2 1/2" springform pan. Bake 8 minutes; cool.
3. Turn oven control to 475°F. In large bowl, with mixer at medium speed, beat cream cheese just until smooth; slowly beat in 1 3/4 cups sugar. With mixer at low speed, beat in eggs, milk, 3 tablespoons flour, remaining 2 egg yolks, and remaining lemon peel. At medium speed, beat 5 minutes.
4. Press remaining two-thirds of dough around side of pan to within 1 inch of top; do not bake. Pour cream-cheese mixture into pan; bake 12 minutes. Turn oven control to 300°F.; bake 35 minutes longer. Turn off oven; let cheesecake remain in oven 30 minutes. Remove; cool in pan on wire rack. Refrigerate cheesecake at least 4 hours or until well chilled.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Ingredient: 
Cheese

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