Lindy’s Famous Cheesecake

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Description This really does make a delicious cheesecake. You may need to adjust the baking time to a little bit longer. I had to add an additional 20 minutes to this. I can only say the only redeeming part of this cheesecake is that my husband ate slightly more of i
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1 C. flour — sifted
1/4 C. Sugar
1 tsp. Lemon zest
1/2 tsp. Vanilla extract
1 Egg Yolk
1/4 C. Butter — softened
5 ( 8 oz.) pkgs. cream cheese — softened
1 3/4 C. Sugar
3 Tbsp. Flour
1 1/2 tsp. Lemon zest
1 1/2 tsp. Orange zest
1/4 tsp. Vanilla extract
5 Eggs
2 Egg yokes
1/4 C. Heavy cream
In a medium bowl, combine flour, sugar, lemon zest and vanilla. make a well in the center and add egg yolk and butter. Mix until dough pulls away, and cleans, sides of bowl. Remove from bowl, form into a ball, wrap in waxed paper and refrigerate for 1 hour.
Preheat oven to 400 degrees and grease the bottom and sides of a 9 inch spring form pan. Remove side from pan and set aside.
Roll 1/3 of the dough to fit the bottom of the spring form pan, place in the oven and bake until golden, about 8 – 10 minutes. Remove and set aside.
Divide the remaining dough into 3 parts and roll into strips 2 1/2 inches wide and 10 inches long. Put spring form back together, leaving baked crust in pan. Fit dough strips to side of pan, joining ends to line pan completely. Trim
dough so it comes only 3/4 up the side of the pan. Refrigerate while making filling.
In a large mixer bowl combine cream cheese, sugar, flour, lemon zest, orange zest and vanilla. Beat, at high speed, until just blended. Reduce to medium speed and add eggs, and yolks, one at a time. Add cream, beating until just combined. Transfer mixture into spring form pan.
Bake 10 minutes, at 400 degrees, reduce heat to 250 degrees and bake 1/2 hour longer. Remove and let cheesecake cool completely on a wire rack. Refrigerate 3
hours to overnight (better) before serving.


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