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No-Wheat Orange Cheesecake More Recipes Like This


Ingredients: Metric Units
Crust
2 c. crushed crumbs - from gluten free cereal or dried bread or cookies
3 Tbsp. melted butter or margarine
2 Tbsp. sugar
1/4 tsp. cinnamon
1/4 tsp. nutmeg

Cake
2 3oz. packages cream cheese
1 egg
1/3 c. sugar
1/3 c. sour cream
1 tsp. grated orange zest
3 Tbsp. orange juice
1/4 teaspoon vanilla
1/4 c. orange marmalade, for topping
Directions:
A wheatless cheesecake with the cool allure of creamsicle. A great summer treat. Needs to be refrigerated before serving.

Make the crust: In a medium bowl, combine crumbs, sugar, cinnamon and nutmeg. Drizzle in melted butter or margarine. Work the crumb mixture with your hands until it hangs together a bit. Pat this into a 10 in. (25cm) springform pan.

Make the cake: Soften cream cheese. In a mixing bowl, beat together cream cheese, egg, sugar, and sour cream. Beat until smooth.

Add orange zest, orange juice, and vanilla.

Pour batter into prepared pan.

Bake at 375F for 30-35 min., or until set.

Cool slightly on a rack.

While the cake is cooling, heat marmalade in the microwave for 30 sec. - 1 min. Spoon marmalade topping over the cheesecake, then refrigerate 3 hours or overnight.
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