2/3 c Cottage cheese Artificial sweetener; equal to 6 tb. sugar 1 tb Lemon; rind
grated 1/2 ts Vanilla 2 Eggs; separated 1/4 c Evaporated skim milk 1/3 c Instant
non-fat dry milk
1 c Sweet cherries; pitted 1/4 c Cherry flavored beverage; dietetic Artificial sweetener; to taste . ts Cherry extract
Cheesecake: Combine cottage cheese, sweetener, lemon rind, vanilla extract, egg yolks, evaporated milk and dry milk in a blender and blend for about 1 minute until well mixed. Transfer to a bowl. In another bowl beat egg whites until they stand in stiff peaks; fold into the cheese mixture. Transfer to springform pan and bake 40 minutes at 350 degrees F.
Topping: In a covered saucepan, cook cherries in beverage until they are tender and liquid is evaporated. Sweeten, add extract, spread over baked cheesecake and return to oven 5 minutes more.