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Dieter's Apple Cheesecake

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Ingredients
  Unflavored gelatin 2 Tablespoon
  Water 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Unsweetened apple juice 1 3⁄4 Cup (28 tbs)
  Eggs 2 , separated
  Sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Ricotta cheese 3 Cup (48 tbs) (Part Skim)
  Ground cinnamon 1 Teaspoon
  Ground nutmeg 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Margarine 2 Tablespoon (Reduced Calorie)
  Brown sugar 1 Tablespoon
  Brandy 1 Teaspoon
  Cooking apples 2 Medium, unpeeled and thinly sliced
Directions

Sprinkle gelatin over water in a medium saucepan, let stand 5 minutes.
Combine apple juice, egg yolks, and sugar, stir well.
Add to gelatin, cook over medium heat 3 to 4 minutes, stirring constantly.
Set aside.
Combine ricotta, 1/3 cup gelatin mixture, cinnamon, and nutmeg, beat at medium speed of an electric mixer until smooth.
Stir in remaining gelatin mixture, chill until consistency of unbeaten egg white.
Beat egg whites (at room temperature) until soft peaks form, fold into gelatin mixture.
Pour into an 8-inch springform pan.
Chill until firm.
Melt margarine in a skillet, add brown sugar and brandy, stirring well.
Add apples and saute until tender.
Cool and arrange on top of dessert.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Chilling
Dish: 
Cake
Interest: 
Healthy
Servings: 
8

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