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Sweet Potato Cheesecake

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Ingredients
  Graham cracker crumbs 1 2⁄3 Cup (26.67 tbs)
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs), melted
  Unflavored gelatin 1⁄2 Ounce (2 Envelopes, 0.25 Ounce Each)
  Cold water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Eggs 3 , separated
  Sugar 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Milk 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Cream cheese package 16 Ounce, softened (2 Packages, 8 Ounce Each)
  Cooked, mashed sweet potatoes 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
  Whipping cream 1 Cup (16 tbs), whipped
  Vanilla extract 2 Teaspoon
  Grated orange rind 1 Teaspoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Take a bowl and mix butter with some Graham’s cracker crumbs
2) Take a 9-inch spring form pan and press the cracker mixture at the bottom and upto 1 ½ inch side of the pan.
3) Chill it properly.

MAKING
4) Take a double boiler and soften some gelatin in cold water atop it.
5) Add the milk, egg yolks, salt and sugar to it.
6) Boil the water after placing the mixture on top.
7) Decrease the heat slightly and continue cooking, stirring all the while until it thickens.
8) Add the sweet potatoes and cream cheese and beat it to a smooth mixture.
9) Stiffen egg whites by beating them.
10) Fold in the whipped cream, orange rind, egg whites and vanilla into the sweet potato-cream cheese mixture.
11) Place it in the prepared pan.
12) Set it by keeping it refrigerated.

SERVING
13) Remove the sides from the spring form pan before serving it.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Chilling
Dish: 
Cake
Interest: 
Holiday, Everyday, Healthy
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Sweet Potato
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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