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Mandarin Cheesecake

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Desserts anyone? There really cannot be a better way to satisfy your sweet tooth. This mandarin cheesecake is one that anyone with a slight liking for sweets would fall in love with. Come. Fall in love.
Ingredients
  Graham cracker crumbs 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Sugar 2 1⁄4 Cup (36 tbs)
  Butter 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), melted
  Cream cheese 40 Ounce
  Eggs 6
  Heavy cream 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Lemon flavoring 1 Teaspoon
  Flour 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Mandarin orange slices 11 Ounce
  Apple jelly 7 1⁄2 Ounce
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Take a 9-inch springform pan and coat it with fat.

MAKING
2. In a bowl combine crumbs, 1/4 cup sugar and butter, mixing well and press onto bottom of greased pan.
3. Beat cheese until fluffy.
4. Add eggs, one at a time, to cheese and beat well after each addition.
5. In another bowl combine cream and lemon flavoring and blend into cheese mixture thoroughly.
6. In a bowl mix remaining sugar, flour and salt together and add to cheese mixture, beating until smooth.
7. Pour into crumb-lined pan, bake at 475 degrees for 15 minutes and reduce heat to 250 degrees.
8. Bake for 1 hour and 15 minutes longer.
9. Remove from oven and cool.
10. Drain orange slices and arrange slices over top of cake.
11. Spoon jelly over oranges slices and refrigerate for 2-3 hours.

SERVING
12. Serve as an after dinner dessert or as desired.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Orange
Interest: 
Party
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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