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Recipe of the Day *6-27-11*

Posted by on Jun. 27, 2011 at 6:58 AM
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Red, White And Blue Cheescake


 Red, White and Blue Cheesecake Recip

Red, White and Blue Cheesecake Recipe

  • 16 Servings
  • Prep: 40 min. Bake: 1-1/4 hours + chilling
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Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon peel
  • 3/4 cup cold butter
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • FILLING:
  • 5 packages (8 ounces each) cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup half-and-half cream
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated lemon peel
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1 cup crushed strawberries
  • 1 cup crushed blueberries
  • Fresh mixed berries, optional

Directions

  • In a large bowl, combine the flour, sugar and lemon peel. Cut in butter until crumbly. Whisk egg yolks and vanilla; add to flour mixture, tossing with a fork until dough forms a ball.
  • Press onto the bottom and 3 in. up the sides of a greased 9-in. springform pan. Place pan on a baking sheet. Bake at 400° for 5-8 minutes or lightly browned. Cool on a wire rack.
  • For filling, in a large bowl, beat cream cheese and sugar until smooth. Beat in the cream, flour, lemon peel, salt and vanilla. Add eggs and yolk; beat on low speed just until combined.
  • Divide batter in half. Fold crushed strawberries and crushed blueberries into half of the batter. Pour into crust. Top with remaining batter. Return pan to baking sheet.
  • Bake at 400° for 10 minutes. Reduce heat to 300° bake 60-70 minutes longer or until center is almost set. Cool on a wire rack for 10 minutes. Carefully run a knife around edge of pan to loosen; cool 1 hour longer. Refrigerate overnight. Remove sides of pan.
  • Garnish with fresh mixed berries and currants, if desired. Yield: 16 servings.
by on Jun. 27, 2011 at 6:58 AM
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Replies (1-4):
4kidz916
by on Jun. 27, 2011 at 7:41 AM

That'll be great for July 4th.

fineyouguyswin
by on Jun. 27, 2011 at 10:56 AM

Wow this sounds awesome I'll be gone for the 4th but cheesecake is always good.lol

AllThatBabyJazz
by on Jun. 27, 2011 at 12:28 PM

Thanks

frndlyfn
by on Jun. 27, 2011 at 4:15 PM

oh wow

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