Regal Cheesecake

Recipe by andypandy
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READY IN: 1hr 20mins
YIELD: 16 slices
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Crust: In a bowl crush the zwieback crackers, add melted butter and sugar.
  • Press into a nine inch spring form pan and 1 1/2 inches up the sides.
  • Set aside.
  • Filling: In a large bowl beat cream cheese until smooth.
  • Add one cup sugar and beat until fluffy.
  • Add two whole eggs beat well.
  • Add the three egg yolks, and continue to beat well.
  • Stir in the sour cream, lemon juice, lemon zest, and vanilla, blending well.
  • Whip egg whites to soft peaks adding the last 1/4 cup sugar, beating to stiff but not dry.
  • Fold in the stiffly beaten egg whites, blending well.
  • Turn filling into prepared pan.
  • Bake at 350 degrees F.
  • or until set about 50- 60 minutes.
  • Remove from oven onto wire rack.
  • Loosen around edges only with a spatula knife.
  • Cool completely on rack in pan.
  • Cover and refrigerate overnite or several hours.
  • One hour before serving, slice strawberries in half and arrange onto top of cheesecake.
  • Heat the jelly and glaze each berry and top to the edges.
  • Cut into 16 slices to serve.
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