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 Almond and Raspberry Cheesecake Recipe
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Almond and Raspberry Cheesecake

1 c. vanilla wafers
3/4 c. ground almonds
1/4 c. butter, melted

8 oz. cream cheese, softened
1 c. ricotta cheese
1 c. sugar
4 large eggs
1 egg yolk
1 c. sour cream
3 tbsp. flour
1 tbsp. grated lemon zest
1 1/4 c. fresh raspberries
1/3 c. sliced almonds

Fresh raspberries for garnish

In a food processor process wafers until fine crumbs. Mix wafer crumbs, almonds and butter together. Press mixture in bottom of greased 9 in. springform pan. Chill for 1 hour.

Beat cream cheese, ricotta cheese and sugar together. Add next 5 ingredients. Mix well. Pour mixture over crust.

Sprinkle top of filling evenly with raspberries and almonds. Bake at 350 degrees for about 1 hour until centre is almost set. Turn oven off. Run knife around edge of pan. Cool in oven with door ajar for 2 hours. Chill for 6 hours or overnight.

Garnish with fresh raspberries!