INGREDIENTS FOR CRUST:
1 cup graham cracker crumbs
2-1/4 cups granulated sugar, divided
1/4 cup butter (1/2 cube), melted
5 (8-ounce) packages cream cheese
1/4 cup all-purpose flour
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon freshly-squeezed lemon juice
1/2 cup whipping cream
Preheat oven to 500 degrees. Grease sides
and bottom of 9-inch springform pan.
In a medium bowl, combine crumbs with 1/4
cup sugar and butter. Press crumb mixture into
bottom of pan. Chill crust while making filling.
In a large mixing bowl, beat cream cheese
Mix 2 cups sugar with flour and salt. Slowly
add to cheese mixture. Add eggs one at a time, mixing
thoroughly after each addition.
Beat in lemon juice and whipping cream until
Bake 15 minutes at 500 degrees.
Reduce heat to 250 degrees and continue baking
for 1 hour and 30 minutes.
Cool before removing from pan.