Strawberry Shortcake Cheesecake
Combine the chopped butter, flour, sugar and vanilla in a food processor and pulse until the dough starts to stick together
Press into a greased 9 inch springform pan
Bake for 15-20 minutes at 350F degrees. Let cool fully.
Puree strawberries in a blender
Combine the pureed strawberries, vanilla and sugar in a saucepan and simmer for 5 minutes. Let cool.
Beat the cream cheese and sugar until light & fluffy.
Mix in the salt, vanilla, eggs, lemon zest and flour.
Pour half the mixture into the cooled shortbread crust.
Swirl in strawberry sauce and add the rest of the batter. Swirl.
Bake for 1 hour at 300F degrees
Turn off the heat and let sit in the oven for another hour. Remove and chill in the fridge for at least 3 hours, but preferably overnight.
Mix sugar and sliced strawberries in a bowl and let sit for 30-60 minutes.
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