Key Lime Cheesecake

Key Lime Cheesecake Recipe

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Mercy Polhemus

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@wonderiris

I absolutely love Key Lime Pie and cheesecake, so what is better than putting the two together. My best friend is also a lover of both, but she doesn't make either. So we were scheduled to have a bbq and I was told to bring dessert, and so since I had the limes, I put this together, and it was a hit by all!!

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
12
Prep:
1 Hr
Cook:
1 Hr 5 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

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FILLING

4 (8 oz) box
cream cheese, room temperature
1/2 c
sugar
4 large
eggs, room temperature
1/2 c
key lime juice, more for stronger flavor
2 Tbsp
flour

CRUST

1 c
graham cracker crumbs
1/4 c
brown sugar
8 Tbsp
butter, melted
1/2 c
toasted walnuts, crushed

TOPPING

1 c
sour cream
2 Tbsp
brown sugar
1 tsp
vanilla extract

How to Make Key Lime Cheesecake

Step-by-Step

  • 1Crust: Blend graham cracker crumbs, walnuts, and sugar together. Mix in melted butter. Press into the bottom and sides of a springform pan wrapped in foil. Bake at 350 F for 10 minutes. Cool completely.
  • 2Preheat oven to 325 F. Cream together the boxes of cream cheese until smooth. Add eggs, 1 at a time, scraping down sides of bowl and mixing completely. Add sugar mixing completely. Add key lime juice and flour and mix together. Pour into a 9" springform pan with cooled crust and bake 1 hour. The top may split during baking, but it goes back together when cooling.
  • 3Raise oven temperature to 425 F. Mix sour cream, brown sugar, and vanilla together. Spread over top of cheesecake and bake 5 minutes. Chill completely (6-8 hours) before serving.

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About Key Lime Cheesecake

Course/Dish: Cakes, Pies
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: Southern




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