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Secret Harbor Cheesecake

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Ingredients
  Fine graham cracker crumbs 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
  Firmly packed brown sugar 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Butter 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Cream cheese 1 Pound
  Granulated sugar 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
  Eggs 5
  Vanilla extract 2 Teaspoon
  Almond extract 1 Teaspoon
  Sour cream 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Chocolate shavings 2 Tablespoon (Sweet / Semi Sweet)
Directions

Have butter, cheese, and eggs at room temperature.
Mix crumbs, brown sugar, and butter with hands.
Blend well.
Press on bottom of 9-inch springform pan.
Bake in preheated moderate oven (350°F.) for about 10 minutes.
Cream cheese well.
Gradually beat in 2/3 cup granulated sugar.
Then add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
Add 1 teaspoon vanilla and 1/2 teaspoon almond extract.
Pour into prepared pan.
Bake in moderate oven (350°F.) for 35 minutes, or until set.
Remove from oven and increase heat to extremely hot (500°F.).
Mix sour cream, 1/2 cup granulated sugar, 1 teaspoon vanilla, and 1/2 teaspoon almond extract.
Spread on cake.
Return to oven and bake for 5 minutes.
Cool, then chill.
Remove rim of pan, and sprinkle shaved chocolate around edge of cake.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Almond
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
35 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
50 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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