Lemon Cheesecake Recipe

Looking for an easy Lemon Cheesecake recipe? Learn how to make Lemon Cheesecake using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by christinavt

Makes 16 servings



From Kraft Foods. Substitutions: 2-3 tbsp juice + 2 tsp grated rind = 1 lemon; 1 tsp lemon zest = 1/2 tsp dried lemon peel = 1/2 tsp lemon extract honey graham cracker crumbs * 1 1/4 cups sugar, divided * 6 Tbsp. butter, melted * 4 pkg. (8 oz. each) cream cheese, softened * 1 cup sour cream * Grated peel and juice from 1 lemon * 4 eggs cvt

Recipe Ingredients for Lemon Cheesecake

2 cups (crushed) honey graham crackers
1 1/4 cups sugar, divided
6 tbsp. butter, melted
32 oz cream cheese, softened
1 cup sour cream
2 tsp fresh grated lemon peel, from one lemon (9156)
47 g lemon juice, from one lemon
4 eggs

Recipe Directions for Lemon Cheesecake

  1. Preheat oven to 325F. Mix crumbs, 1/4 cup of the sugar and the butter. Reserve 1/4 cup of the crumb mixture; press remaining crumb mixture firmly onto bottom of 139-inch baking pan. Set aside.

  2. Beat cream cheese and remaining 1 cup sugar in large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until well blended. Add sour cream; mix well. Stir in lemon peel and juice. Add eggs, one at a time, mixing on low speed after each addition just until blended. Pour over crust; sprinkle with reserved 1/4 cup crumb mixture.

  3. Bake 40 min. or until center is almost set. Refrigerate at least 4 hours or overnight. Store leftovers in refrigerator.

Categories

Citrus, Dairy, Dessert, American, Bake, Vegetarian

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 116.7g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
388
Calories from Fat
263
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
29.2g
45%
Saturated Fat
17.5g
88%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
127mg
42%
Sodium
285mg
12%
Potassium
123mg
4%
Total Carbohydrates
26.1g
9%
Dietary Fiber
0.3g
1%
Sugars
19.1g
Protein
6.9g
Vitamin A 21% Vitamin C 3%
Calcium 7% Iron 7%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
D+
    Bad points
  • Very high in saturated fat
  • High in cholesterol
  • High in sugar
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