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Sweet Potato Cheesecake

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Ingredients
  Tofu 1 Pound (450 Gram)
  Egg 1
  Maple syrup 60 Milliliter (1/4 Cup)
  Orange rind 1 Teaspoon, finely grated
  Vanilla extract 1 Teaspoon
  Egg white 1
  Sweet potatoes 250 Milliliter, cooked, with skins (1 Cup)
  Yogurt 125 Milliliter (1/2 Cup)
  Cottage cheese 125 Milliliter (1/2 Cup)
  Orange juice 30 Milliliter (2 Tablespoons)
  Walnuts 60 Milliliter, chopped (1/4 Cup)
  Wheat germ 60 Milliliter (1/4 Cup)
  Orange slices 60 Milliliter (1/4 Cup)
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Preheat oven hot to 350°F (75°C.)

MAKING
2) In a blender add one-half of tofu, egg, maple syrup, orange rind and vanilla. Process on low speed.
3) Transfer the mixture into a large bowl.
4) Add the remaining tofu and egg white. Blend till smooth.
5) Add it to the first tofu mixture and mix well.
6) Add sweet potatoes, yogurt, cottage cheese, and juice. Blend together.
7) Mix tofu mixture and nuts. Mix by hands.
8) Grease a 9-inch (23-cm) springform pan lightly with oil.
9) Sprinkle wheat germ and bran over it.
10) In a pan transfer the cheesecake batter and bake in oven.
11) Bake for 35 to 40 minutes until firm.
12) Turn off heat, open oven door and let the cheesecake cool a bit before removing.
13) Let cheesecake reach room temperature.
14) Chill in refrigerator for at least six hours before serving.

SERVING
15) To serve, loosen the sides of cake from pan.
16) Remove the rim and garnish with orange slices.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Interest: 
Holiday, Party
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Sweet Potato
Cook Time: 
45 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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