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NY Cheesecake Recipe

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This recipe for NY Cheesecake, by , is from Southern Cooking from A Northern Girl, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

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5 eggs
5 C ( 1 pint ) sour cream room temperature
4 ( 8 oz ) cream cheese, room temperature
1 stick of unsalted butter, room temperature
1 C sugar
2 T cornstarch
1 tsp vanilla
1 tsp lemon juice

Spray a 10" springform pan with canola oil. Put oven rack in middle. Preheat oven to 300.

Beat eggs and sour cream. In another bowl beat cream cheese with butter until smooth. Add this to egg mixture.
Add sugar, cornstarch, vanilla and lemon. Pour into pan.

Fill a roasting pan with and inch of hot water. Take a piece of tin foil and roll into a snake, then make a doughnut out of it.
Place cake pan on top of foil circle. Bake 2 hours and 15 minutes.




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