Pretty citrus cheesecake

Pretty Citrus Cheesecake

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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

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
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

How to Make Pretty citrus cheesecake

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.

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