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Thursday, December 3, 2009

Cheesecake with Strawberry Topping

Guess what?! This is what I'm doing right now... making this very delicious Cheesecake. Just want to share it with you guys... Wish me luck! It's my first time... =) Thanks to our neighboor for sharing the recipe! Happy Thursday everyone! Oh and hope you all had a great BLACK FRIDAY and THANKSGIVING!

1 1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs
2 tbsp sugar
3 tbsp margarine or butter; melted
19 oz cream cheese; softened
1 cup sugar 2 tsp lemon peel; grated
1/4 tsp vanila gs
1 cup strawberries; mashed
1 cup sugar
3 tbsp cornstarch
1/3 cup water

Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees. Stir together graham cracker crumbs and sugar. Add butter and mix thoroughly. Press into a 9" spring form pan. Bake 10 minutes and cool. Reduce oven temperature to 300 degrees.

Filling: Beat cream cheese in a large mixing bowl. Gradually add sugar, beating until fluffy. Add lemon peel and vanilla, mix. Beat in eggs one at a time until thoroughly incorporated. Pour mixture into shell. bake 1 hour or until center is firm. Cool to room temperature and then spread with the strawberry glaze. Chill 3 hours.

Glaze: Blend sugar and cornstarch together in a small saucepan. Stir in water and strawberries. Cook, stirring constantly, until the mixture thickens and boils. Boil and stir for 1 minute. Cool thoroughlybefore spreading over cheesecake.

Number of Servings: 12



eden said...

sarap naman nyan.. I am pretty sure you are doing alright with that cheesecake. Sana i can make one for us this christmas. tagal ng di ako nakatikim ng ganyan.:)

Me said...

hmmm cheesecake hinid ko aayawan yan...

have a good sunday..

Francesca said...

Sarap naman niyan. *nomnom*