Old Fashioned German Cheesecake Recipe

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Old Fashioned German Cheesecake
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  1. In a large bowl, mix graham cracker crumbs, cinnamon and butter until smooth.
  2. Measure 1 cup crumb mixture and set aside.
  3. Press remaining mixture on bottom and sides of a 12 inch springform pan.
  4. Chill for 1 hour in refrigerator or 1/2 hour in freezer.
  5. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  6. Mix together cottage cheese and flour.
  7. Push through a sieve into a large bowl and set aside.
  8. In a medium bowl, beat eggs until frothy.
  9. Add sugar, gradually to eggs, beat until light and fluffy.
  10. Add salt, lemon juice, lemon peel and vanilla until smooth.
  11. Fold in whipped cream.
  12. Fold into cheese mixture until no streaks remain.
  13. Fill shell with cheese mixture.
  14. Sprinkle remaining crumbs evenly over top of cheese cake.
  15. Bake in preheated oven for 60 minutes.
  16. Turn off oven and let cheese cake sit in oven for 1/2 hour or longer, until it is cooled.
  17. Chill in refrigerator.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 1002.19 Kcal (4196 kJ)
Calories from fat 591.53 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 65.73g 101%
Cholesterol 322.02mg 107%
Sodium 1070.31mg 45%
Potassium 328.57mg 7%
Total Carbs 72.87g 24%
Sugars 38.51g 154%
Dietary Fiber 2.32g 9%
Protein 30.28g 61%
Vitamin C 4mg 7%
Vitamin A 0.2mg 7%
Iron 2mg 11%
Calcium 244.8mg 24%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 235.63 Kcal (987 kJ)
Calories from fat 139.08 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 15.45g 101%
Cholesterol 75.71mg 107%
Sodium 251.65mg 45%
Potassium 77.25mg 7%
Total Carbs 17.13g 24%
Sugars 9.05g 154%
Dietary Fiber 0.54g 9%
Protein 7.12g 61%
Vitamin C 0.9mg 7%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 7%
Iron 0.5mg 11%
Calcium 57.6mg 24%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 25.1
  • 27

Good Points

  • saturated fat free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium,
  • High in Total Fat

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