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                           Strawberry Cheesecake
 
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 Serving Size  : 12   Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Cakes                            Desserts
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
                         -----------CRUST------------
    1 1/2  Cups          Graham crakers
    2      Tablespoons   Sugar
    3      Tablespoons   Butter -- melted
                         ----------FILLING-----------
   19      Ounces        Cream cheese; softened
    1      Cup           Sugar
    2      Teaspoons     Lemon peel; grated
      1/4  Teaspoon      Vanilla
    3      Each          Eggs
                         -----------GLAZE------------
    1      Cup           Mashed strawberries
    1      Cup           Sugar
    3      Tablespoons   Cornstarch
      1/3  Cup           Water
 
 Pre-heat oven to 350f.	CRUST: Stir together graham cracker crumbs and sugar. Mix
in butter thoroughly and press into a 9 springform pan.
 Bake 10 minutes. Cool.	Reduce oven temperature to 300f. FILLING: Beat cream
cheese in a large mixing bowl. Gradually add sugar, beating until fluffy. Add
lemon peel and vanilla. Beat in eggs one at a time.
 Pour into shell. Bake 1 hour or until center is firm. Cool to room temperature
and then spread with the strawberry glaze. Chill 3 hours.
 
 GLAZE: Blend sugar and cornstarch together in a small saucepan. Stir in water and
strawberries. Cook, stirring constantly, until the mixture thickens and boils.
Boil and stir for 1 minute. Cool thoroughly before spreading over cheesecake.
 
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