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Vienna Cheesecake

Ingredients

Cheesecake

  • 24 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup plus 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup crushed zwieback crumbs
  • 1/4 cup melted butter

Pineapple Topping

  • 1 (9 ounce) can crushed pineapple
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup pineapple juice
  • 3 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1 tablespoon butter

Instructions

  1. Cheesecake: Mix softened cream cheese with 1 cup sugar until smooth.
  2. Add eggs, one at a time, while stirring.
  3. Add vanilla extract and salt.
  4. Mix crumbs, 2 tablespoons sugar and butter. Pat in bottom of a 9-inch springform pan.
  5. Pour in filling.
  6. Bake at 350 degrees F for 20 minutes.
  7. Cool. Spread with Pineapple Topping. Chill.
  8. Remove outer ring to serve.
  9. Pineapple Topping: Combine crushed pineapple, sugar, pineapple juice and cornstarch. Cook over moderate heat, stirring until thick.
  10. Add egg and butter. Cook, stirring, a few more minutes.
  11. Cool.

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