Title: Strawberry Cheesecake
1 1/2 c Graham crakers
2 tb Sugar
3 tb Butter or margarine; melted
19 oz Cream cheese; softened
1 c Sugar
2 ts Lemon peel; grated
1/4 ts Vanilla
3 ea Eggs
1 c Sugar
3 tb Cornstarch
1/3 c Water
1 c Mashed strawberries
Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees F.
Stir together graham cracker crumbs and sugar. Mix in butter thoroughly and
press into a 9" springform pan. Bake 10 minutes. Cool.
Reduce oven temperature to 300f.
Beat cream cheese in a large mixing bowl. Gradually add sugar, beating until
fluffy. Add lemon peel and vanilla. Beat in eggs one at a time. Pour into
Bake 1 hour or until center is firm. Cool to room temperature and then spread
with the strawberry glaze. Chill 3 hours.
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 thoroughly before spreading over cheesecake.