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                            KATISH'S CHEESECAKE
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 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Cheesecakes
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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   18       sl           Zwieback, crushed fine
    1 1/2   tb           Unsalted butter, cut in bits
                         - softened
    1 1/2   tb           Sugar
    1       c            Plus
    2       tb           Sugar
    2       lb           Cream cheese, softened
    2       tb           Flour
    1                    Vanilla bean, minced
    3       lg           Eggs, separated
    1       c            Sour cream
                         Thin slices of lemon for gar
   In a bowl, stir together the zwieback, butter, and
   sugar until the mixture is combined well and press the
   mixture into the bottom of a 9-inch springform pan. In
   a large bowl with an electric mixer, cream together
   the sugar and cream cheese until the mixture is light
   and fluffy. Add the flour, salt, vanilla bean, and egg
   yolks, beaten lightly, and combine the mixture well.
   Stir in the sour cream.  In a bowl, beat the egg
   whites until they just hold stiff peaks and fold them
   into the cream cheese mixture gently but thoroughly.
   Pour the filling into the pan and run a rubber spatula
   through the filling in a circle about one inch from
   the rim to help the cake rise evenly. Bake the cake in
   the middle of a preheated 350f oven for 60 minutes,
   turn off and let the cake stand in the oven for 30
   minutes. Let the cake cool completely or until it is
   set, in the pan on a rack. Chill the cake covered,
   overnight. Remove the cake from the pan and garnish it
   with lemon slices. a 1945 Gourmet Mag. favorite.
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