Old Fashioned German Cheesecake

Recipe by Mooseybear
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READY IN: 2hrs
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a large bowl, mix graham cracker crumbs, cinnamon and butter until smooth.
  • Measure 1 cup crumb mixture and set aside.
  • Press remaining mixture on bottom and sides of a 12 inch springform pan.
  • Chill for 1 hour in refrigerator or 1/2 hour in freezer.
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  • Mix together cottage cheese and flour.
  • Push through a sieve into a large bowl and set aside.
  • In a medium bowl, beat eggs until frothy.
  • Add sugar, gradually to eggs, beat until light and fluffy.
  • Add salt, lemon juice, lemon peel and vanilla until smooth.
  • Fold in whipped cream.
  • Fold into cheese mixture until no streaks remain.
  • Fill shell with cheese mixture.
  • Sprinkle remaining crumbs evenly over top of cheese cake.
  • Bake in preheated oven for 60 minutes.
  • Turn off oven and let cheese cake sit in oven for 1/2 hour or longer, until it is cooled.
  • Chill in refrigerator.
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