Buy cookbooks at
Buy cookbooks at
member logon   about the Circus   search for recipes   print this recipe   mimi's cyber kitchen
free registration   member pages   what's new   email this recipe   discussion boards
Email to Dawn Vezina      

Recipe Categories:

    Strawberry Glazed Cheesecake

    Source of Recipe

    Old Fashioned Kitchen

    List of Ingredients

    1 cup all purpose flour, sifted
    1-3/4 cups sugar
    1-3/4 tsp. lemon rind, grated
    1 tsp. vanilla extract
    2 egg yolks
    1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
    1-1/4 lbs. cream cheese, softened
    3/4 tsp. orange rind, grated
    1-1/2 Tbs. all purpose flour, sifted
    3 eggs, room temperature
    2 Tbs. heavy cream
    5 cups fresh strawberries, washed and hulled
    1/4 cup cold water
    1/8 tsp. salt
    1-1/2 Tbs. cornstarch
    1 tsp. unsalted butter, softened


    Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Mix 1 cup flour, 1/4 cup
    sugar, 1 tsp. lemon rind and half the vanilla in a bowl.
    Add 1 egg yolk and 1/2 cup butter. Use your hands to
    mix until blended. Pat or spread onto bottom and sides
    of a 10 inch pie pan. Bake about 10 minutes or until
    lightly browned. Set aside. Reduce oven temperature
    to 250 degrees. Beat cream cheese in a bowl with an
    electric mixer until soft. Add 3/4 cup sugar, 3/4 tsp.
    lemon rind, orange rind and 1-1/2 Tbs. flour-mix. Add
    eggs and 1 remaining egg yolk one at a time, beating
    after each addition until just incorporated. Beat cream
    and remaining vanilla. Pour into crust and bake about 1
    hour until edges are firm and center jiggles slightly.Cool.
    Puree 1 cup strawberries in a blender. Press through a
    strainer. Combine strawberry purée, 3/4 cup sugar, cold
    water, salt and cornstarch in a saucepan. Bring to a boil,
    stirring constantly. Boil 2 minutes, still stirring. Remove
    from heat and stir in 1 tsp. butter. Cool slightly. Arrange
    whole berries over top of cheesecake. Serve glaze over
    cheesecake. Serves 12 people.




previous page | recipe circus home page | member pages
mimi's cyber kitchen |