Key Lime Cheesecake

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@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. It's a perfect dessert to enjoy on those hot summer nights out on the patio. 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 1tbsp of sugar
  • 3
    8oz packages of cream cheese
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla
  • 1/2 c
    lime juice (5 limes) or if using purchased juice 1/4 cup
  • 3 large
    eggs
  • ·
    whipped creme

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

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About Key Lime Cheesecake

Course/Dish: Cakes, Pies, Fruit Desserts
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American
Recipe For: The Best Cheesecake
Hashtags: #Cream, #whipped, #key-lime, #pie




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