POLISH CHEESECAKE

 

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Ingredients

  • Graham Crust:
  • 1-1/4 cups graham crumbs
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 4 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter, melted
  • Filling:
  • 2 pounds dry cottage cheese
  • 1 pkg. (8 oz.) cream cheese
  • 1-1/3 cups sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons pure vanilla
  • 2 tablespoons melted unsalted butter
  • 2 teaspoons finely minced lemon zest
  • 1 tiny pinch salt
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup sour cream

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 375ºF.
  • Combine crust ingredients and press into pan. Blend filling ingredients on slow mixer speed. Fill pan. Bake on a doubled up baking sheets (one inside the other). Start at 375ºF. After 12 minutes, reduce heat to 350ºF. and bake for another 25 to 35 minutes. Cake should rise slightly, not brown and it should set. For a creamier cake, use a water bath for baking. For a less creamy cake, no water bath and omit melted butter and cream cheese.

Notes

Categories: Cheesecake 

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