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Royal Cheddar Cheesecake

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Ingredients
  Zwieback crumbs 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs) (About 18 Slices)
  Grated lemon rind 2 Teaspoon
  Butter/Margarine 6 Tablespoon, melted (3/4 Stick)
  Cream cheese 32 Ounce (4 Packages Of 8 Ounce Each])
  Grated mild cheddar cheese 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Sugar 1 3⁄4 Cup (28 tbs) (For Filling)
  Eggs 5
  Cream 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (For Whipping)
  Vanilla 1⁄2 Teaspoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Bake oven extremely hot to 500°

MAKING
2) In a small bowl mix zwieback crumbs with 3 tablespoons sugar and 1 teaspoon of the grated lemon rind.
3) Mix melted butter or margarine.
4) Spread evenly at the base and up side of a buttered 8-inch spring-form pan.
5) Place pan on a 12-inch-long piece of double-thick foil. Fold the foil up around side to prevent butter from spilling while baking.
6) Chill the mixture while you make the filling.
7) In a large bowl soften cream cheese and gently beat in Cheddar cheese for about 25 minutes.
8) Beat in 1 3/4 cups sugar till creamy-smooth.
9) Beat in the eggs each at a time. Add cream, vanilla, and 1 teaspoon lemon rind.
10) Pour the mixture over prepared crust.
11) Bake in oven for 12 minutes and decreased to low heat at 250°. Bake for 2 hours till firm on top.
12) Place cake in pan on a wire rack and let cool completely. Remove the foil wrapping.
13) Loosen cake around edge with a knife. Carefully lift off side of pan and lift cake on its metal base.

SERVING
14) Garnish with fresh fruit on top.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Interest: 
Holiday, Gourmet
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Cheese
Preparation Time: 
45 Minutes
Cook Time: 
140 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
8

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