Lindy's Cheesecake With Strawberry Glaze

Recipe by Bev I Am
READY IN: 4hrs
SERVES: 10-12




  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  • Combine flour, sugar and lemon peel.
  • Make a well in center and drop in egg yolk, butter and vanilla.
  • Quickly work together until well blended.
  • Wrap in waxed paper and chill 1 hour.
  • Detach bottom from springform pan.
  • Roll out about 1/3 of the dough 1/8" thick.
  • Fit over bottom of buttered 9" springform pan.
  • Trim and save extra dough.
  • Bake circle of dough about 8-10 minutes or until golden.
  • Cool.
  • Butter sides of pan and place sides over bottom.
  • Turn up oven to 500 degrees F.
  • Roll out remaining dough and line pan 3/4 of the way up sides.
  • Blend together cream cheese, sugar, flour, grated peels and vanilla until smooth.
  • Add eggs, one at a time, mixing well after each addition.
  • Blend in cream thoroughly.
  • Turn cheese mixture into springform pan and bake 10-12 minutes.
  • Reduce heat to 200 degrees F and bake 1 hour.
  • Cool in a draft-free place and top with Strawberry Glaze (** Recipe Follows).
  • Remove sides of pan and refrigerate cake.
  • To Make Strawberry Glaze:
  • Reserve the largest and most attractive berries for the top of cheesecake.
  • Crush about 1 cup berries in a saucepan; add sugar, water, cornstarch and salt.
  • Stirring constantly,boil mixture for about 2 minutes.
  • Blend in butter.
  • Remove from heat, pour into blender and puree.
  • Let cool slightly.
  • Arrange whole berries on cheesecake and spoon glaze over all.
  • Chill several hours before serving time.