Grandmother's Cheesecake

A citrus cheesecake with a shortbread crust. It takes a long time of preparation but it is well worth the wait

In a large bowl, combine 1 cup flour, 1/4 cup sugar, 1 teaspoon lemon peel, and 1 teaspoon orange peel. Split a 1-inch piece of vanilla bean; scrape seeds into flour mixture. Cut in butter...

  • Yield: 16
  • Cooking time: 1 Hour
  • Rating: 5/5
  • Publisher: Allrecipes.com

Ingredients

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup white sugar
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon zest
  • 1 teaspoon grated orange zest
  • 1/2 vanilla bean
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 5 (8 ounce) packages cream cheese, softened
  • 1 3/4 cups white sugar
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons grated lemon zest
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons grated orange zest
  • 1/2 vanilla bean
  • 5 eggs
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream

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