CHEESECAKE SUPREME

 

  • Cooking Time: 67
  • Servings: 12 slices
  • Preparation Time: 90

Ingredients

  • ---Crust---
  • 1 cup flour
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • 1 tsp lemon peel, grated
  • ½ cup butter or margarine
  • 1 egg yolk, slightly beaten
  • ¼ tsp vanilla
  • ---Filling---
  • 5 (8 oz) cream cheese cups
  • ¼ tsp vanilla
  • Lemon peel
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • 3 tsp flour
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 1 cup eggs (4 to 5 eggs)
  • 2 egg yolks
  • ¼ cup whipping cream

Directions

  • ---Crust---
  • Preheat oven to 400° F.
  • Combine flour, sugar, and grated lemon peel.
  • Cut in butter until mixture is crumbly.
  • Add egg yolk and vanilla.
  • Blend thoroughly.
  • Pat ⅓ of dough on bottom of 9-inch springform pan (leaving sides remaining).
  • Bake in 400° F oven about 8 minutes or until golden; cool. Attach sides to cooked bottom, butter and pat remaining dough on sides.
  • ---Filling---
  • Let cream cheese stand at room temperature to soften (about 1–1½ hours).
  • Beat cream cheese, and then add vanilla, and lemon peel.
  • Mix sugar, flour and salt, gradually blend into cheese.
  • Add eggs and egg yolks one at a time, beating after each just to blend.
  • Gently stir in whipping cream.
  • Bake at 450° F for 12 minutes, reduce heat to 300° F and continue baking 55 minutes.
  • Remove from oven, cool.
  • Loosen sides with spatula after ½ hour, then loosen again at end of 1 hour.
  • Allow to cool 2 hours longer, and then serve.

Notes

Author Credit: Renee Bloch

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