Saturday, September 26, 2009

Cheesecake Factory Cheesecake***

1/4 cup finely chopped pecans
1/4 cup finely chopped almonds
1/4 cup finely chopped walnuts
3/4 cup finely chopped vanilla wafers
2 Tbs melted butter
9" spring pan coat with butter

Mix all nuts and vanilla wafers with melted butter and press into the buttered spring pan. Try to line the sides about 1 ½” up the sides.

1 ½ lb cream cheese
1 1/3 cup sugar
5 large eggs
16 oz sour cream
1/4 cup flour
2 tsp vanilla
2 tsp lemon juice

All above ingredients should be at room temp before you begin.

Start by beating the cream cheese until light and fluffy. Keep the mixer on a low setting throughout mixing. Add the sugar and one egg at a time beat after each egg. When the eggs have been mixed into the cream cheese add flour, vanilla and lemon juice. Mix well. Add the sour cream and mix.

Pour cream cheese mixture into spring pan. Place on the top rack in the middle of a 325 preheated oven for one hour and 15 min. When the time is up prop open the oven door and leave in the oven for one hour. After one hour remove from oven and let cool completely. Refrigerate for 24 hours before topping and serving. Top with berries or caramel and nuts.

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