ELLEN’S CHEESECAKE

 

  • Cooking Time: 30-60 minutes
  • Servings:
  • Preparation Time:

Ingredients

  • Crust Ingredients (for 9” or 10” spring-form pan):
  • 1 pkg zweiback
  • 2 T butter
  • 2 T sugar
  • Filling Ingredients:
  • 1 lb. pot cheese (if cottage cheese, drain a bit)
  • 1 C yogurt
  • 3 to 4 eggs
  • 2/3 C sugar
  • Vanilla, lemon peel, etc.

Directions

  • Directions: Crust
  • Roll the zwieback into crumbs.
  • Cream together butter and 2 tablespoons of sugar.
  • Add butter-sugar to zwieback crumbs.
  • Blend thoroughly.
  • Put into a 9” or 10” spring-form pan and press down evenly on the bottom.
  • Directions: Filling
  • Put in blender eggs, yogurt, and sugar (or through sieve, then beat) until blended (consistency of thin custard).
  • Pour into crust-lined pan.
  • Bake at 325 degrees for 1/2 to 1 hour.
  • It should be set half-way in from the center.
  • Let sit at least 1/2 hour.

Notes

One of Carl Malamud’s favorite birthday cakes.

Categories: Birthday  Cheesecake  Creamy  Dough/Crust  Filling 

Author Credit: Ellen Goldstein Wickberg

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