LEMON CHEESECAKE

1
Kimi Gaines

By
@kimijo

I LOVE LEMON AND NOT BIG ON CHEESECAKE, BUT THIS RECIPE IS CALLING MY NAME...GREAT SUMMER DESSERT OR A TIME WITH GIRLFRIENDS WITH A CUP OF COFFEE OR TEA.

Rating:

★★★★★ 5 votes

Comments:
Serves:
12
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
1 Hr 20 Min

Ingredients

  • 3/4 c
    graham cracker crumbs
  • 2 Tbsp
    sugar
  • 1 Tbsp
    ground cinnamon
  • 1 Tbsp
    butter, melted
  • 5
    8oz pkg cream cheese, softened
  • 1 2/3 c
    sugar
  • 5 large
    eggs
  • 1 tsp
    lemon rind, grated
  • 1/4 c
    lemon juice
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1/8 tsp
    salt
  • ·
    garnish:lemon twist, fresh mint sprigs

How to Make LEMON CHEESECAKE

Step-by-Step

  1. COMBINE FIRST 3 INGREDIENTS; STIR WELL. BRUSH BOTTOM AND SIDES OF A 10-INCH SPRINGFORM PAN WITH MELTED BUTTER. ADD CRUMB MIXTURE, TILTING PAN TO COAT SIDES AND BOTTOM. CHILL.
  2. BEAT CREAM CHEESE AT MEDIUM SPEED WITH AN ELECTRIC MIXER UNTIL CREAMY; GRUDUALLY ADD 1 2/3 CUPS OF SUGAR, BEATING WELL. ADD EGGS, ONE AT A TIME, BEATING AFTER EACH ADDITION. STIR IN LEMON RIND, LEMON JUICE, VANILLA AND SALT. POUR MIXTURE INTO PREPARED PAN. BAKE AT 300F FOR 1 HR AND 20 MINUTES. (CENTER MAY BE SOFT BUT WILL SET WHEN CHILLED.) COOL ON WIRE RACK; COVER AND CHILL AT LEAST 8 HOURS. GARNISH, IF DESIRED.

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About LEMON CHEESECAKE

Course/Dish: Cakes, Fruit Desserts




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