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Cheesecake Supreme

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Serves 12 slices | Prep Time 90 | Cook Time 67


1 cup flour
¼ cup sugar
1 tsp lemon peel, grated
½ cup butter or margarine
1 egg yolk, slightly beaten
¼ tsp vanilla

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


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.


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.

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