Blood Orange Cheesecake

Recipe by Peter Near
READY IN: 1hr 5mins
SERVES: 16
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • For the crust, melt butter and add to crumbs.
  • Mix well and press into a ten-inch springform pan.
  • Bake for about 8-10 minutes until slightly golden.
  • Let the crust cool.
  • Beat together cream cheese and sugar until smooth.
  • Add citrus zest and juice. Mix well.
  • Add eggs, one at a time, combining well after each addition, but not too vigorously.
  • Pour over crumb crust and bake for about 40 minutes. Middle will still be slightly jiggly.
  • Remove from oven and run a sharp knife around the sides, but do not remove ring.
  • Cool 15 minutes on the counter.
  • Meanwhile, prepare topping. Combine sour cream, citrus zest, citrus juice and sugar.
  • Pour over slightly cooled cheesecake and let stand for half an hour at room temperature.
  • Chill completely. Remove ring and serve.
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