Heavenly strawberry cheesecake

Yield: 12 Servings

Measure Ingredient
¾ cup Graham crackers; crushed
2 tablespoons Lowfat margarine; melted
15 ounces Lowfat ricotta cheese
8 ounces Plain nonfat yogurt
1 cup Sugar
2 tablespoons All-purpose flour
2 tablespoons Lemon juice
1 pack (8 oz.) light cream cheese; softened
¾ cup Liquid egg substitute; refrigerated or frozen, thawed
2½ teaspoon Vanilla
2 cups Fresh strawberries; sliced

Preparation :20 Cook 1:05 Stand 4:45 Total 6:10 This is a rich and creamy Italian-style cheesecake.

Combine crushed graham crackers and margarine. Press into bottom of 9-inch springform pan. Bake in 325 F. oven for 5 minutes. Cool.

In blender container, combine ricotta cheese, yogurt, sugar, flour and lemon juice. Cover and blend until smooth. Set aside. In a large mixer bowl, beat cream cheese on medium speed of electric mixer until smooth.

Slowly add ricotta cheese mixture, egg product and vanilla to cream cheese mixture, beating on low speed until combined.

Pour into crust. Place on shallow baking pan in oven. Bake at 325 F. for 1 hour or until center is nearly set when gently shaken. Cool for 30 minutes more, remove sides of pan. Cool completely. Chill for 4-6 hours. Top with fresh strawberries.

Nutrition (per serving): 233 calories Posted to Bakery-Shoppe Digest V1 #207 by ~patsy~ <patsy@...> on Aug 29, 1997

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