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Pineapple Cheesecake

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Ingredients
  Melted butter 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Sugar 2 Tablespoon
  Nuts 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Graham crumbs 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Cinnamon 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Pineapple cream cheese 1 1⁄4 Pound
  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Lemon juice 1 Tablespoon
  Lemon rind 1 Teaspoon
  Egg yolks 4
  Unsifted all purpose flour 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Cream 1⁄2 Pint
  Egg whites 4
  Sour cream 1⁄2 Pint
  Vanilla 1 Teaspoon
Directions

Mix first 5 ingredients, and pat into a 9-inch spring-form pan.
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Beat together cheese and 1/4 cup sugar and the next 5 ingredients.
Gently fold in whipped cream.
Beat egg whites until stiff, gradually adding remaining sugar.
Fold into cheese mixture.
Pour over crumbs, and bake at 325°F. 1 1/2 hours or until almost set.
Mix sour cream, sugar and vanilla, and pour over cake.
Turn off oven, and leave undisturbed for 4-5 hours.
Garnish and glaze with fruit.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Canadian
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Interest: 
Party
Servings: 
10

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