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                         CREME DE CASSIS CHEESECAKE
 
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 Serving Size  : 12   Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Cakes                            Desserts
                 Dairy                            Cheesecakes
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
                         -----NORMA WRENN NPXR56B-----
    2       c            Vanilla water or butter
                         -cookie crumbs
      1/4   c            Sugar
    1       oz           Square white chocolate
                         -grated
      1/4   c            Unsalted butter -- melted
   32       oz           Cream cheese -- softened
    1 1/4   c            Sugar
    3       ts           Creme de cassis
            pn           -salt
    4                    Eggs
    3       oz           White chocolate -- shaved
   16       oz           Sour cream
      1/4   c            Sugar
    1       t            Almond extract
                         -Additional white chocolate
                         -shaved
 
   Combine first 4 ingredients; press in bottom and up
   sides of a 10-inch springform pan.  Chill. Beat cream
   cheese and 1-1/4 cups sugar at high speed of an
   electric mixer until light and fluffy. Add creme de
   cassis and salt; mix well.  Add eggs, one at a time,
   beating just until blended after each addition. Fold
   in shaved chocolate. Pour batter into prepared pan.
   Bake at 350 degrees for 50 minutes. Let cool 10
   minutes. Combine sour cream, 1/4 cup sugar, and almond
   extract. Spread over cheesecake. Bake at 350 degrees
   for 10 minutes. Refrigerate cheesecake immediately for
   at least 8 hours.  Garnish with additional shave white
   chocolate. SOURCE; Beyond Parsley; The Junior League
   of Kansas City, Missouri America’s Best Recipes; A
   1988 Hometown Collection; Oxmoor House
  
 
 
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