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Ellen’s Cheesecake


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Serves | Prep Time | Cook Time 30-60 minutes

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: 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.


Pairs Well With


Notes

One of Carl Malamud’s favorite birthday cakes.

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