Key Lime Cheesecake

12
SK H

By
@Soos

If you love lime you will love this cheesecake. So rich and luscious, to die for.

Blue Ribbon Recipe

Attention all you lime fans out there! This light and creamy cheesecake offers up some delightful lime flavor. The lime is subtle but flavorful. A delicious flavor profile. It's a perfect dessert to enjoy on those hot summer nights out on the patio. Test Kitchen Avatar The Test Kitchen


Rating:

★★★★★ 5 votes

Comments:
Serves:
Depending upon the size of the piece
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
1 Hr 15 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 1 3/4 c
    graham cracker crumbs
  • 5 Tbsp
    melted butter
  • 1 c
    plus 1 Tbsp of sugar
  • 3 pkg
    cream cheese, 8 oz each
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1/2 c
    lime juice (5 limes) or if using purchased juice 1/4 cup
  • 3 large
    eggs
  • ·
    whipped cream

How to Make Key Lime Cheesecake

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven to 350. Combine crumbs, butter, and 1 Tbsp sugar in a bowl. Stir well to coat all crumbs. Keep it crumbly.
  2. Press the crumbs onto the bottom and halfway up the sides of an 8" springform pan.
  3. Bake crust for about 5 minutes and set aside.
  4. In a large bowl combine cream cheese, 1 cup sugar, and vanilla extract. Mix with electric mixer till smooth. Add the lime juice and eggs and continue to beat till smooth and creamy.
  5. Pour filling into crust.
  6. Bake for 60 to 70 mins. If the top is turning light brown, it's done.
  7. Remove from oven and allow to cool until room temperature. Then put uncovered into fridge.
  8. When chilled, remove the pan sides and cut. Serve with whipped cream.

Printable Recipe Card

About Key Lime Cheesecake

Course/Dish: Cakes Pies Fruit Desserts
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American
Recipe For: The Best Cheesecake



Show 15 Comments & Reviews

A Week’s Worth of Go-To Summer Dinner Menus

A Week’s Worth of Go-To Summer Dinner Menus


Looking for dinner inspiration? We’re here for you! Check out our week’s worth of summer dinner menus that are family tested and approved. From Meatless Monday to Taco Tuesday to Sunday night supper, we have summer favorites that you’re going to love.

Fresh Corn Recipes That Make Tasty Side Dishes

Fresh Corn Recipes That Make Tasty Side Dishes


We’re not all lucky enough to have fields to grow fresh corn, but thankfully it’s abundant at the market. And while zucchini is one of the most popular summer veggies (even though it’s technically a fruit), I really think corn on the cob ranks at the top. I look forward to enjoying it each summer. […]

10 Easy Baked Beans Recipes That’ll Become Your New Favorite

10 Easy Baked Beans Recipes That’ll Become Your New Favorite


A summer BBQ menu isn’t complete without a side of baked beans. They’re delicious with a juicy burger or a nicely grilled hot dog. It’s a classic side dish that can be prepared sweeter (think apples and brown sugar) or savory (hello bacon!). All these recipes start with canned beans which makes prep a breeze. […]