Heavenly Dessert Cheesecake
A simple almond-flavored cheesecake with just a small sprinkling of graham cracker crumbs for the crust.
1 tablespoon graham cracker crumbs
1 cup cottage cheese
2 (8-ounce) packages cream cheese
2/3 cup granulated sugar
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
3 large eggs
2 tablespoons milk
4 teaspoons almond extract
1/2 cup sliced strawberries for garnish (optional)
- Place graham cracker crumbs in a 9-inch springform pan; set aside.
- In a blender or food processor, blend cottage cheese on high speed until smooth.
- In a large mixing bowl, combine the cottage cheese, cream cheese, sugar, and flour. Mix at medium speed until well blended. Add eggs, one at a time, mixing well after each addition. Blend in milk and almond extract; pour into springform pan.
- Bake in a preheated oven at 325°F (160°C) for 45 to 50 minutes, or until center is almost set. Loosen the cake from the rim of the pan; cool before removing from the pan. Chill. Top with sliced strawberries.
Makes 12 servings.