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Family Circle's Favorite Cheesecake

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Ingredients
  Crust 1
  Graham cracker crumbs 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Sugar 3 Tablespoon
  Ground cinnamon 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Sweet butter 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), melted
  Cream cheese 24 Ounce (At Room Temperature)
  Sugar 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
  Eggs 6 , separated
  Dairy sour cream 1 Can (10 oz) (1 Container)
  All purpose flour 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Vanilla 2 Teaspoon (Filling)
  Grated lemon rind 1 Teaspoon
  Lemon juice 1⁄2 Teaspoon
Directions

1. Make crust: Generously grease a 9x3-inch springform pan with butter.Place pan in center of a 12-inch square of aluminum foil and press foil up around side of pan.
2. Combine graham cracker crumbs, sugar, cinnamon and melted butter in a small bowl until well blended. Press % cup of crumb mixture into bottom and side of pan. Chill prepared pan while making filling.
3. Make filling: Beat cream cheese in a large bowl until soft with electric mixer at low speed. Gradually beat in sugar until fluffy.
4. Beat in egg yolks, one at a time, until well blended. Stir in sour cream, flour, vanilla, lemon rind and juice until smooth.
5. Beat egg whites until they hold stiff peaks in a large deep bowl with electric mixer at high speed. Fold whites into the cheese mixture with wire whip, until well blended. Pour into prepared pan.
6. Bake in moderate oven (350°) hour, 15 minutes, or until top is golden; turn off oven heat and allow cake to cool in oven 1 hour.
7. Remove cake from oven and cool on wire rack at room temperature. Sprinkle remaining crumbs on top.
8. Chill overnight before serving. Dust with 10X sugar.

Recipe Summary

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

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