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Cheddar Cheesecake With Strawberries

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Ingredients
  Vanilla wafer crumbs 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
  Butter/Margarine 2 Tablespoon, melted
  Cream cheese 16 Ounce, softened (Two 8 Ounce Package)
  Shredded sharp cheddar cheese 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Sugar 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Eggs 3
  Grated orange peel 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Grated lemon peel 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Flour 2 Tablespoon
  Heavy cream 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  California strawberries 1 Pint
  Light corn syrup 1⁄2
Directions

Mix crumbs with butter; press over bottom of 9" springform pan.
Bake in 350 degree (moderate) oven 5 minutes.
Combine the cheeses and sugar in bowl; beat until fluffy.
Beat in eggs, 1 at a time.
Blend in peels, flour and 1/2.cup of the cream.
Pour over crumb crust in pan.
Bake at 350 degrees for 40 minutes, until the cake is set in center.
Cool on rack.
Arrange the whole strawberries on top of the cake.
Brush with corn syrup.
Whip remaining cream until stiff; then, using a pastry tube, pipe in a border around the strawberries.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Cheese
Interest: 
Gourmet

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