Cheesecake Recipes

Sun-Sational Cheesecake
Serving Size: 10

1 cup graham cracker crumbs
3 tablespoons sugar
3 tablespoons margarine, melted
24 ounces cream cheese,softened
1 cup sugar
3 tablespoons unbleached all-purpose flour
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1 tablespoon grated lemon peel
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
4 large eggs (1 separated)
3/4 cup sugar
2 tablespoons cornstarch
1/2 cup water
1/4 cup lemon juice

Cooking Directions:

Combine crumbs, sugar and margarine, press onto bottom of 9-inch spring-
form pan. Bake at 325 degrees F., 10 minutes. Combine cream cheese,
sugar, flour, juice, peel and vanilla, mixing at medium speed on electric
mixer until well blended. Add three eggs, one at a time, mixing well
after each addition. Beat in remaining egg white, reserve yolk for glaze.
Pour over crust. Bake at 325 degrees F., 10 minutes. Reduce oven
temperature to 250 degrees F.; continue baking 30 minutes. Loosen cake
from rim of pan; cool before removing rim of pan. Combine sugar and
cornstarch in saucepan; stir in water and juice. Cook, stirring
constantly, until clear and thickened. Add small amount of hot mixture to
slightly beaten egg yolk. Return to hot mixture, cook 3 minutes stirring
constantly. Cool slightly. Spoon over cheesecake, chill.

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