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Palm Beach Fresh Orange Cheesecake

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Ingredients
  Vanilla pound cake crumbs 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Cream cheese 1 1⁄2 Pound, softened
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Cornstarch 1 Tablespoon
  Vanilla 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Orange rind 1 Tablespoon, grated (Fresh)
  Eggs 4
Directions

Beat together cream cheese, sugar, cornstarch, vanilla and orange rind until soft and fluffy.
Add eggs and mix until just combined.
Grease the bottom and sides of a 7-inch cheesecake pan.
Sprinkle crumbs evenly over bottom.
Pour egg mixture into crust.
Bake in a water bath at 325° in a preheated oven for about 50-60 minutes or until top is browned and center is slightly puffed.
Remove from water bath.
Cool at room temperature at least 1 1/2 hours before unmolding.
Invert onto a flat pan and invert again onto serving dish.
Refrigerate overnight before cutting.
Variation: Substitute lemon rind for orange rind.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Ingredient: 
Orange
Cook Time: 
60 Minutes

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