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6 to 8
By Craig Claiborne
Preheat oven to moderate (325°F.).
Combine cracker crumbs and one-quarter cup of the sugar. Blend in the butter. Press mixture evently onto bottom and sides of a greased eight-inch springform pan.
Beat eggs until thick and gradually beat in remaining sugar. Beat in flour and salt, then the lemon juice and rind, cream and cottage cheese. Blend well. Turn into lined pan.
Bake for one and one-quarter hours. Cool in oven for one hour, then cool on rack. Remove outer rim of pan and chill cake in refrigerator.
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