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This recipe for Celebration Cheesecake, by Katie Flaherty, is from Our Family Cookbook,
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TOPPING: 2 cups sour cream ½ cup sugar 1-2 tsp. almond extract
Preheat oven to 300º. Mix all crust ingredients well and press onto bottom of 9-inch springform pan.
Blend all filling ingredients well; pour into prepared pan. Bake 300 degrees for 1 hour or until set.
Blend topping ingredients. Pour over cake and return to oven for 15 minutes. Remove from oven and allow to cool uncovered overnight on wire rack. Loosen, then remove sides of pan; cover cake loosely and refrigerate.
Aunt Grace made this for Thanksgiving one year when she came to visit my family and I. I absolutely loved it, and now I request it for my birthday every year. It always reminds me of her.
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