My Mom's Cheesecake

Recipe by ClareVH
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READY IN: 1hr
SERVES: 12-15
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Pre-heat oven to 325 deg F.
  • Butter bottom and sides of a 9x13-inch baking pan and sprinkle with graham cracker crumbs.
  • Set aside.
  • Cut cream cheese into 12 to 15 chunks and set aside to soften.
  • Beat egg whites and cream of tartar, gradually adding 3/4 cup of sugar.
  • Beat until stiff peaks form and sugar is dissolved.
  • Beat egg yolks with salt, flavorings and remaining 3/4 cup of sugar until thickened and golden in color.
  • Add cream cheese to egg yolk mixture one chunk at a time, beating well after each addition.
  • Continue to beat until blended.
  • Sprinkle powdered milk and liquid milk over yolk mixture and continue beating until well blended.
  • Fold in egg white mixture and pour into prepared pan.
  • Bake at 325 deg F until brown and puffy, about 40 minutes.
  • Cheese cake will collapse as it cools.
  • Refrigerate after cooling.
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