Polish Style Cheesecake of My Childhood

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READY IN: 1hr 25mins
SERVES: 20-24
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 350ºF.
  • Pan sizes: 9x13 or 11x17-inches, depending on how high you want the cake. (I use 2 disposable foil pans, one inside the other. To remove from the pan after baking, I loosen the sides then cut the pan and peel it away).
  • OR you can line the foil pans with foil [;), and lift it out to cut.
  • COOKIE DOUGH:
  • Mix flour, baking powder, 1/2 cup sugar, and margarine.
  • Work as for pie dough.
  • Then add beaten eggs and milk.
  • Pat in pan which has been greased on bottom and sides.
  • Cover dough with pineapple.
  • CHEESECAKE FILLING:
  • Cream the cheese with the sugar until very smooth.
  • Add lemon juice, salt and potato starch.
  • Add eggs yolks and beat slightly.
  • Beat heavy cream until soft peaks form.
  • Fold into the cheese mixture.
  • Beat egg whites until soft peaks form and fold into cheese mixture.
  • Pour cheese over pineapple.
  • TO BAKE:
  • Bake for about one hour.
  • Test with knife in center to see if done.
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