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Elegant Cheese Cake

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Ingredients
  Zwieback crumbs 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Sugar 2 Tablespoon
  Cinnamon 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Melted butter 3 Tablespoon
  Cream cheese 24 Ounce, softened (Three 8 Ounce Packages)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Light rum/1 tablespoon vanilla 3 Tablespoon
  Egg whites 4
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Sour cream topping 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Commercial sour cream 1 Pint (2 Cups)
  Salt 1 Dash
Directions

Mix together the crumbs, sugar, cinnamon, and melted butter.
Press into the bottom of an 8 or 9-inch spring form pan in an even layer.
Cream cheese, salt, and rum together until soft and creamy.
Beat the egg whites until they form soft peaks, then gradually beat in the sugar to make a meringue.
Fold egg white mixture into the cheese until well blended.
Turn into the spring form pan.
Bake in a moderate oven (350°) about 25 minutes.
Remove from oven; increase oven temperature to 450°.
Combine sour cream with sugar and salt; spread over top of cake.
Return to oven for 4 to 5 minutes, until cream is set.
Remove from oven and cool until cold.
Remove sides from pan

Recipe Summary

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

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