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Cheesecake ( Orange Upside Down ) Recipe


1 Env. Unflavored Gelatin
1 1/2 c Unsweetened Orange Juice
1/4 c Sugar
2 c Orange Section
1 Env. Unflavored Gelatin
1/2 c Unsweetened Orange Juice
24 oz Cream Cheese, Softened
1 c Sugar
2 ts Grated Orange Peel
1 c Whipping Cream, Whipped
1 c Vanilla wafer crumbs
1/2 ts Cinnamon
3 tb Margarine, Melted

Soften Gelatin in juice. Add sugar; stir over low heat until
dissolved. Chill until slightly thickened, but not set. Arrange
orange sections on bottom of 9-inch springform pan. Pour gelatin
mixture over oranges; chill until thickened again but not set.
Soften gelatin in juice; stirr over low heat until dissolved. Combine
cream cheese, sugar and peel, mixing at medium speed on electric mixer
until well blended. Gradually add gelatin mixture, mixing until well
blended. Chill until slightly thickened; fold in whipped cream.
Pour over oranges, chill.
Combine crumbs, cinnamon and margarine; gently press onto top of cake.
Chill. Loosen from rim of pan; invert onto serving plate. Remove
rim of pan.
Omit cinnamon. Substitute graham cracker crumbs or chocolate wafer
crumbs for vanilla wafer crumbs.