Melt Butter and combine it with Graham Cracker Crumbs and Cinnamon till the mix is slightly moist (just enough to stay together when pressed).
Press the graham cracker crumbs onto the bottom of a buttered springform pan.
Blend cream cheese till it is softened (about 1 minute)
Add 1 Cup Sugar, Lemon Zest, 5 Egg Yolks, Heavy Cream, and Vanilla, blending till well combined.
In a separate bowl, whisk 5 egg whites till bubbly and then add 1/2 cup sugar. Continue whisking till slight peaks are formed.
Fold into the Cream Cheese mix till well combined.
Pour mix into springform pan.
In a blender or food processor, liquify thawed raspberries (with juice) along with 1/2 - 3/4 cup sugar. The mixture should be sweet in taste. Pass the mix through a filter to remove the little seeds.
Pour the Raspberry sauce onto the cheesecake and then using the handle of a knife, mix everything together roughly so as to leave swirls throughout the cake.
Cook for 1-1.25 Hours in a 350 degree oven. You will know it is done when the entire cake has browned. (the outside edges will be darker brown than center)
Remove and cool.
In the meantime, whisk Creme Fraiche and 1/3 cup sugar together. When the cheesecake is cool, pour on top and cook at 350 degrees for approximately another 12-14 minutes (just until creme has skimmed on top.
Cool completely before serving.
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|Serving Size: 1 Serving (224g)|
|Recipe Makes: 12 Servings|
|Calories from Fat: 1033 (90%)|
|Amt Per Serving||% DV|
|Total Fat 114.7g||153 %|
|Saturated Fat 70.7g||353 %|
|Monounsaturated Fat 29.9g|
|Polyunsanturated Fat 4.6g|
|Cholesterol 389.7mg||120 %|
|Sodium 860.7mg||30 %|
|Potassium 147.3mg||4 %|
|Total Carbohydrate 28.2g||8 %|
|Dietary Fiber 0.6g||2 %|
|Sugars, other 27.6g|
|Protein 6.8g||10 %|
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Calories per serving: 1149
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