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                              LIME CHEESECAKE
 
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 Serving Size  : 10   Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Desserts                         Cakes
                 Cheesecakes
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1 1/4   c            Graham Cracker Crumbs
    2       tb           Sugar
      1/4   c            Butter or margarine, melted
    1       t            Grated Lime Rind
    3       pk           Softened Cream Cheese (8 oz)
      3/4   c            Sugar
    3                    Eggs
    1       tb           Grated lime rind
      1/4   c            Key Lime Juice
    1       t            Vanilla Extract
    2       c            Sour Cream
    3       tb           Sugar
    1                    Fresh Strawberries (Optional
    1                    Lime slices (Optional)
 
   Combine crust ingredients and stir well.  Press crumb
   mixture evenly over bottom and up sides of a 9-inch
   springform pan.  Bake at 350 degrees for 5 to 6
   minutes.  Let cool.    Beat cream cheese until light
   and fluffy; gradually add 3/4 cup sugar, beating well.
    Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each
   addition. Stir in lime rind, juice and vanilla.  Pour
   mixture into prepared pan. Bake at 375 degrees for 45
   minutes, or until set.    Combine sour cream and 3
   tablespoons sugar; stir well and spread evenly over
   cheesecake.  Bake at 500 degrees for 5 minutes.  Let
   cool to room temperature on a wire rack; chill at
   least 8 hours.  To serve, carefully remove sides of
   springform pan.  If desired, garnish with strawberries
   and lime slices.  Yield: one 9-inch cheesecake.
      Recipe from Southern Living advertisement.
  
 
 
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