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Mile-High Cheesecake

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Ingredients
  Graham cracker crumbs 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs), melted
  Cream cheese 32 Ounce, softened
  Sugar 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
  All purpose flour 2 Teaspoon
  Eggs 4
  Milk 2 Teaspoon
  Grated orange rind 1 Teaspoon
  Grated lemon rind 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 Dash
  Whipped cream 1 Cup (16 tbs) (Adjust Quantity As Needed)
  Chocolate 4 Tablespoon (Adjust Quantity As Needed)
  Mint leaves 4
Directions

Combine graham cracker crumbs and butter, mixing well.
Press into bottom and up sides of a buttered 8-inch spring-form pan, set aside.
Beat cream cheese at medium speed of an electric mixer until light and fluffy.
Gradually add sugar and flour, mixing well.
Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
Add milk, orange and lemon rind, and salt, mix well.
Spoon into prepared pan, bake at 375° for 15 minutes.
Reduce oven temperature to 300°, bake 1 hour.
Turn off oven, allow cheesecake to cool in oven 30 minutes.
Let cool to room temperature, refrigerate 8 hours.
Carefully remove sides of springform pan, spread top with whipped cream, and sprinkle with chocolate shavings.
Garnish serving plate with mint leaves and orange wedges, if desired.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Ingredient: 
Cheese
Servings: 
12

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