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Lemon Cheesecake

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A lemony sweet smooth cheesecake which is easy to make. I have omitted a basic crust base. If you wish, you can crush cookie crumbs with butter to line base in this recipe.
Ingredients
  Unflavored gelatin 1⁄2 Ounce (2 envelopes)
  Freshly squeezed lemon juice 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Low fat cottage cheese 16 Ounce
  Butter 2 Tablespoon, softened
  Honey 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Eggs 4 , separated into yolks and whites
  Cream of tartar 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Vegetable oil 2 Tablespoon (for greasing)
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Grease a 9 inch spring form pan and keep aside.
2. Using an electric mixer, blend together butter and cheese. Keep aside.
3. Beat egg yolks slightly and keep aside.

MAKING
4. In a medium sized bowl, combine gelatin and lemon juice. Soak for 5 minutes.
5. Once softened, heat over double boiler till gelatin melts.
6. Remove from flame and ¾ cup honey. Mix well.
7. Add beaten egg yolks and place again over double boiler.
8. Cook for 10 minutes or till mixture starts to thicken, while whisking continuously.
9. Remove and combine with blended cheese mixture.
10. Refrigerate till semi set, while mixing occasionally.
11. In a medium sized bowl, place egg whites and beat till foam stage.
12. Add cream of tartar and remaining honey and beat till stiff peak stage.
13. Fold in chilled mixture and place in greased pan. Spread evenly.
14. Refrigerate for 3 hours or till set.

SERVING
15. Loosen edges and release spring form pan. Place on platter, cut into wedges and serve chilled.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Continental
Course: 
Dessert
Taste: 
Sweet
Feel: 
Cheesy
Method: 
Chilling
Interest: 
Party
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
200 Minutes
Ready In: 
210 Minutes
Servings: 
8
Story
Cheese cakes are a hot seller in any party I organised. And since my best friend coaxed me last weekend to make this for her anniversary bash, I couldn't refuse. Do try this recipe and let me know :)

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