Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method -- -- --

  2. 3/4 cup butter

  3. 1 1/4 cups all purpose flour --

  4. 2 cups sugar -- divided

  5. 1 egg yolk

  6. lemon peel -- grated fresh

  7. from 2 lemons

  8. 5 packages cream cheese --

  9. 8 oz size

  10. 5 eggs

  11. 1/4 cup whipping cream

  12. 1 tablespoon orange peel; grated -- fresh

  13. 1/4 teaspoon salt

  14. 1 cup sour cream for garnish

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. In small bowl with mixer at low speed, beat butter, 1 1/4 cups flour, 1/4 cup sugar, 1 egg yolk and half of the lemon peel until dough is well mixed. Refrigerate, covered, for 1 hour. Preheat oven to 400-degrees. Press 1/3 of dough into bottom of 10-inch spring form pan. Bake 8 minutes; allow to cool. Turn oven to 475-degrees. In large bowl with mixer at medium speed, beat cream cheese just until smooth; slowly beat in 1 3/4 cups sugar until smooth. With mixer at low speed, beat in 3 T flour and remaining ingredients. except sour cream. At high speed beat 5 minutes. Press rest of dough around side of spring form pan to within 1-inch of top, do not bake now. Pour cheese mixture into pan; bake 12 minutes. Turn oven to 300-degrees; bake 35 minutes. Turn off oven; leave in oven 30 minutes. remove; cool in pan on rack. Chill. To serve: Remove side of pan. With large spatula, loosen cake from plate. Spread top of cheesecake with sour cream to garnish.


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