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Renee's Cheesecake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Trudy Lackner

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1/4 cup melted butted
1 cup graham cracker crumbs
2 8 oz. pkgs. cream cheese (16 ozs.)
1 pint (16 ozs.) sour cream
6 egg yolks
1 cup sugar
3 Tbs. flour
1/2 tsp. salt
grated zest of 1 lemon
1 Tbs. lemon juice
2 tsp. vanilla
6 egg whites
1 tsp. cream of tartar
3 Tbs. sugar

Directions:
Directions:
Melt butter, add crumbs. Pat this mixture into a 9"x3-1/2" spring form pan)

In large bowl beat cream cheese till soft, mix in 1 cup of sugar, flour and salt; add egg yolks, one at a time. Add sour cream, vanilla, lemon zest and juice; blend well.

In another bowl add cream of tartar to egg whites and beat till fluffy; add 3 tbs. sugar and beat till stiff. Fold cheese mixture into egg whites and pour into spring for pan.

Bake for about 75 minutes at 325F. If cake rises too much reduce heat to 300F. After 75 minutes turn oven off and leave cake in oven for additional minutes. Then remove and cool completely.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
12
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
I got this recipe from Martha Siegmund, who got it from an old neighbor of hers. All I remember is that her name was Renee; this was back in the 1970's. This is one of my favorites.

 

 

 

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