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Lemon Cheesecake - South Beach

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“Cheesecake was one of man's earliest produced treats, and may the tradition continue. This is for phase 3. This came from South Beach Diet Cookbook. I haven't tried this recipe.”
1hr 25mins

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  1. Preheat oven to 400.
  2. Coat a 10" springform pan with cooking spray and line the sides with a double layer of 6"-wide (high) waxed paper.
  3. In a large bowl, with an electric mixer on medium speed, blend the ricotta cheese, cottage cheese, 1/2 cup of the sugar substitute, and sugar until smooth. Beat in the cornstarch, lemon juice, flour, eggs, and 2 teaspoons of the vanilla extract. Pour the batter into the prepared pan.
  4. Bake for 1 hour and 10 minutes, or until the top of the cake is brown.
  5. Turn the oven off and allow the cake to remain in the oven for 1 hour longer.
  6. In a medium bowl, combine the sour cream, the remaining 1 tablespoon sugar substitute, and the remaining 1 teaspoon vanilla extract. Spread over the cheesecake and return to the oven for 10 minutes, or until the topping is set. Refrigerate for 8 hours or overnight before slicing.

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