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Lindy's Cheesecake With Strawberry Glaze

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“I found this recipe clipping within my Mother's Recipe Box. It looks very old and well used. I have seen other Lindy's recipes listed within Zaar, however the ingredient amounts do vary. I hope you will enjoy it. Cooking time includes time to chill.”

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  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. Combine flour, sugar and lemon peel.
  3. Make a well in center and drop in egg yolk, butter and vanilla.
  4. Quickly work together until well blended.
  5. Wrap in waxed paper and chill 1 hour.
  6. Detach bottom from springform pan.
  7. Roll out about 1/3 of the dough 1/8" thick.
  8. Fit over bottom of buttered 9" springform pan.
  9. Trim and save extra dough.
  10. Bake circle of dough about 8-10 minutes or until golden.
  11. Cool.
  12. Butter sides of pan and place sides over bottom.
  13. Turn up oven to 500 degrees F.
  14. Roll out remaining dough and line pan 3/4 of the way up sides.
  15. Blend together cream cheese, sugar, flour, grated peels and vanilla until smooth.
  16. Add eggs, one at a time, mixing well after each addition.
  17. Blen in cream thoroughly.
  18. Turn cheese mixture into springform pan and bake 10-12 minutes.
  19. Reduce heat to 200 degrees F and bake 1 hour.
  20. Cool in a draft-free place and top with Strawberry Glaze (** Recipe Follows).
  21. Remove sides of pan and refrigerate cake.
  22. To Make Strawberry Glaze:
  23. Reserve the largest and most attractive berries for the top of cheesecake.
  24. Crush about 1 cup berries in a saucepan; add sugar, water, cornstarch and salt.
  25. Stirring constantly,boil mixture for about 2 minutes.
  26. Blend in butter.
  27. Remove from heat, pour into blender and puree.
  28. Let cool slightly.
  29. Arrange whole berries on cheesecake and spoon glaze over all.
  30. Chill several hours before serving time.

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