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    Lemon Sambuca Cheesecake

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    1 hr 20 mins

    20 mins

    1 hr

    DeSouter's Note:

    This lovely cheesecake is comprised of a very creamy, delectable layer, a sweet sour cream layer and a tangy lemon shimmer layer. Although it seems like it might be a lot of work, this recipe is surprisingly easy and the results will WOW your friends and family.

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    1. 1
      Line a 10" springform pan bottom with aluminum foil and attach sides. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
    2. 2
      In a food processor, crush and combine the cookie crumbs and butter. Line bottom of pan, pressing the crumbs about one-third of the way up the sides of the pan.
    3. 3
      In a food processor, combine all cream cheese layer ingredients except the eggs and blend until totally smooth and mixture is a thick liquid. Pulse in eggs and yolk 4 or 5 times until blended. Pour into pan. Bake for 45-50 minutes. Top immediately with --
    4. 4
      Mix sour cream, vanilla and sugar. Spread over top of cheesecake layer and return to the oven for 10 minutes.
    5. 5
      In a saucepan heat lemon juice, water, egg yolk, sugar and cornstarch in a saucepan until mixture becomes clear and thick enough to coat the back of a spoon.
    6. 6
      Spread this mixture over the top of the cheesecake/sour cream layer. Cover with plastic wrap, pressing plastic wrap directly onto lemon layer. This will prevent a skin forming on the top. Cool until just warm on a wire rack and then place in refrigerator to chill well.
    7. 7
      Cut with a very sharp, long knife dipped into hot water. Rinse knife and wipe down with a dry towel before each new cut to keep each cut clean.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on September 13, 2009


      This is the best cheesecake around. It is wonderful and i Usually garnish it with candied lemon curls

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    Nutritional Facts for Lemon Sambuca Cheesecake

    Serving Size: 1 (202 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 12

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 558.2
    Calories from Fat 356
    Total Fat 39.6 g
    Saturated Fat 24.2 g
    Cholesterol 209.6 mg
    Sodium 269.6 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 43.1 g
    Dietary Fiber 0.1 g
    Sugars 35.3 g
    Protein 9.7 g

    The following items or measurements are not included:

    cookie crumbs

    sambuca romana

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