Pretty Citrus Cheesecake Recipe

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Pretty citrus cheesecake

sherry monfils

By
@smonfils

This cheesecake looks too pretty to eat!! So yummy!! And it's not as fattening as you would think.
Calories: 177 per slice
Fat: 4.2 grams
Carbs: 26.3 grams


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Serves:

12

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

1 Hr

Ingredients

1 c
graham cracker crumbs
2 Tbsp
light brown sugar
2 Tbsp
melted butter
1/2 c
sugar
1/3 c
whole wheat flour
1 tsp
vanilla
2
8 oz pkgs reduced-fat cream cheese, softened
2 large
eggs
1/2 c
1% milk
1/3 c
light sour cream
2 Tbsp
lemon juice
1-1/2 Tbsp
orange juice
1 tsp
lemon peel
2 tsp
orange peel
3
egg whites
1/4 c
sugar
lemon and orange peel for garnish

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Heat oven to 300. Spray a springform pan lightly w/ cooking spray. In bowl combine graham cracker crumbs, brown sugar, and butter. Press into bottom and sides of pan.
2
In lg bowl, combine 1/2 cup sugar and flour. Add vanilla, cream cheese and eggs. Beat until smooth. Add milk, sour cream, lemon juice, orange juice, lemon peel and orange peel. Beat until smooth. In another bowl, beat egg whites until soft peak forms. Add 1/4 cup sugar, a little at a time. Gently fold into cream cheese mix.
3
Pour mix into crust. Bake 1 hr or until set. Cover, chill for 4 hrs. Sprinkle top of cheesecake w/ lemon peel and orange peel.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes, Fruit Desserts