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                           CARROT CAKE CHEESECAKE
 
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 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Cheesecakes
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
                         Crust-----
    1       c            Graham Cracker Crumbs
    3       tb           Sugar
      1/2   ts           Ground Cinnamon
    3       tb           Butter
                         Filling-----
   24       oz           Cream Cheese -- softened &
                         Divided
      1/2   c            Sugar
      1/2   c            Flour -- divided
    4                    Eggs
      1/4   c            Orange Juice
    1       c            Carrots -- finely shredded
      1/4   c            Raisins
      1/2   ts           Ground Nutmeg
      1/4   ts           Ground Ginger
                         Topping-----
    1       tb           Orange Juice
    1       c            Powdered Sugar -- sifted
 
   Heat oven to 325 F.
   Mix crumbs, sugar, cinnamon, and butter and press onto
   bottom of a 9-inch springfrom pan. Bake for 10 minutes.
   
   Increase oven temperature to 450 F.
   Beat 2 1/2 packages cream cheese, sugar, and 1/4 cup
   flour at medium speed until well blended.  Add eggs, 1
   at a time, mixing well after each addition. Blend in
   juice.
   
   Add combined remaining flour, carrots, raisins, and
   spices and mix well. Pour over crust.
   
   Bake for 10 minutes and then reduce oven temperature
   to 250 F and continue baking for 55 minutes.  Turn off
   oven and let cheesecake cool for one hour inside
   cooling oven.  Loosen cake from rim of pan. Let cool
   completely and then refrigerate.
   
   Beat remaining 1/2 package cream chees and juice until
   well blended. Gradually add powdered sugar, mixing
   until well blended.  Spread over top of cheesecake.
   
   Garnish with additional raisins and orange zest or
   shreedded carrot, if desired.
   
   Recipe By     : Janet Morrissey <janetm@MAGNUS1.COM>
  
 
 
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