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April 27, 2009

Savoury Cheese Cake

1/3 cup fine bread crumbs

¼ cup parmesan

3 ½ / 8 oz. cream cheese

4 large eggs

½ cup heavy cream

½ lb. bacon

1 medium onion finely chopped

½ lb. blue cheese

salt and pepper

2 - 3 drops of tobasco

Sprinkle bread and parmesan in buttered 8” spring form water tight pan. Combine cream cheese, eggs and cream in mixer. Saute bacon till crisp, drain and chop. Finely sauté onion in 1 tbsp of bacon fat. Add all ingredients to cream cheese mixture and pour into pan. Place pan in larger one, pour in 2" of boiling water.

Bake at 350F, for 1 hour and 40 minutes

Turn oven off, let it sit 1 hour. Remove pan and let cool 2 hours.

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