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Orange Glazed Cheesecake

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  Zwieback crumbs 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (About 18 Pieces)
  Sugar 2 Tablespoon
  Cinnamon 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs), melted
  Cream cheese 16 Ounce (At Room Temperature, 2 Packages Of 8 Ounce Each)
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Unsweetened cocoa powder 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Almond extract 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Eggs 2
  Dairy sour cream 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Sugar 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Cornstarch 2 Tablespoon
  Orange juice 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Orange liqueur 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Oranges 2 , peeled and sectioned
  Whipped cream 4 Tablespoon (If Desired)

In a small bowl, combine zwieback crumbs, 2 tablespoons sugar, cinnamon and melted butter or margarine.
Press on bottom and 1-1/2 inches up side of an 8-inch springform pan; refrigerate.
Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C).
In a large mixer bowl, cream the cheese, 1 cup sugar and the cocoa.
Add almond extract and eggs, beating until smooth.
Stir in sour cream.
Pour into prepared crust.
Bake 45 to 50 minutes.
Cool in pan several hours.
In a small saucepan, combine 1/3 cup sugar and cornstarch.
Stir in orange juice.
Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring constantly.
Simmer 1 minute longer.
Remove glaze from heat.
Add liqueur.
Cool to lukewarm.
Spoon half of glaze over cooled cheesecake.
Arrange orange sections on top of glaze.
Spoon remaining glaze over orange sections.
Chill until firm.
Remove side of pan.
Garnish with whipped cream, if desired.
Cut cheesecake into wedges.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
60 Minutes
Ready In: 
90 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 4833 Calories from Fat 2659

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 302 g465%

Saturated Fat 174.5 g872.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1288.4 mg429.5%

Sodium 1981.8 mg82.6%

Total Carbohydrates 492 g164.1%

Dietary Fiber 29.4 g117.6%

Sugars 404.2 g

Protein 62 g124.2%

Vitamin A 210.3% Vitamin C 397%

Calcium 108.8% Iron 78.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Orange Glazed Cheesecake Recipe