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Old English Cheesecake Recipe
|All purpose flour||1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)|
|Butter/Margarine||1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)|
|Cold beer||4 Tablespoon|
|Golden raisins||2 1⁄2 Ounce, chopped (1/2 Cup)|
|Almonds||2 Ounce, finely chopped to make 1/3 cup|
|Grated lemon peel||1 Tablespoon|
|Cottage cheese||1 Pound|
|Flour||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Sugar||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Beer||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)|
Calories 573 Calories from Fat 178
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 20 g31.4%
Saturated Fat 8.6 g43.2%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 175.4 mg
Sodium 301.5 mg12.6%
Total Carbohydrates 77 g25.8%
Dietary Fiber 2.9 g11.6%
Sugars 43.9 g
Protein 20 g39.3%
Vitamin A 10.6% Vitamin C 6%
Calcium 13.2% Iron 16.8%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet
1) Preheat oven at 425°F
2) To prepare crust mix flour and sugar.
3) Cut butter and rub with flour mixture till crumbly.
4) Stir in 1 tablespoon beer at a time, stirring with a fork.
5) Shape the dough into a ball.
6) Chill the dough.
7) Roll the dough on floured surface to a 13- to 14-inch circle.
8) Add the mixture in quarters.
9) In a 9-inch spring form pan unfold the mixture.
10) Even out the edge of the crust to extend it about 2 inches up sides of pan. In case of using a 10-inch pan extend 1 1/2 inches up sides of pan.
11) Bake in preheated oven for 10 minutes.
12) Prick with a fork and press to the sides.
13) Bake for further 10 minutes till light golden.
14) To prepare filling, mix chopped raisins, almonds, and peel.
15) Using a food processor or electric blender process cottage cheese, flour and eggs till smooth. Blend the mixture in several batches.
16) Mix sugar, beer, and nutmeg and blend until smooth.
17) Add raisin to mix.
18) Pour the mixture into cooled shell.
19) Bake for 1 1/4 to 1 1/2 hours till set.
20) Cool at room temperature before serving.
21) Sprinkle confectioners' sugar on top of the cake and decorate with unblanched almonds.