Our Best-Ever Cheesecake Recipes
Lemons, berries and rhubarb—treat yourself to spring's freshest flavours with these dreamy, decadent cheesecake recipes.
Lemon Dream Cheesecake Recipe
“Light and creamy, this lemon cheesecake recipe is just the thing for a spring or summer day.” —Bonnie Jost, Manitowoc, Wisconsin
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Contest-Winning Blueberry Swirl Cheesecake
“This is my favourite cheesecake recipe, which I often make for family get-togethers.” —Cathy Medley, Clyde, Ohio
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Jam-Topped Mini Cheesecakes
“We turned cheesecake into irresistible bite-sized snacks. Feel free to swap in any favourite flavour of jam.” —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
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Lavender Honey Cheesecake
“I love the scent of lavender, and the edible flowers make this cheesecake one of the most spectacular I’ve tasted. You can use lavender honey in this recipe for extra flavour, but even without it, the lavender is very distinct.” —Julie Palmer, Lafayette Hill, Pennsylvania
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Lemon Curd Cheesecake
“This creamy lemon cheesecake has a lovely soft texture and cuts nicely. The curd adds a fresh, tangy flavour.” —Becky West, Statesboro, Georgia
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Luscious Almond Cheesecake
“I received this recipe along with a set of springform pans from a cousin at my wedding shower 11 years ago. It makes a heavenly cheesecake. My son Tommy has already told me he wants it again for his birthday cake this year.” —Brenda Clifford, Overland Park, Kansas
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Mini Cherry Cheesecakes
“These little cheesecakes make a fun dessert that’s just right for cooks who don’t have a lot of time for fussy recipes. Plus, you get to eat the whole thing yourself!” —Kay Keller, Morenci, Michigan
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“I have always liked Italian ricotta cheesecakes, but they have too much sugar for me. I made a light version, and my family couldn’t even tell the difference! I serve mine with sugar-free strawberry ice cream topping and fresh strawberries.” —Diane Shipley, Mentor, Ohio
Get the recipe for Yogurt-Ricotta Cheesecake.
Chocolate-Topped Strawberry Cheesecake
“Creamy and airy, this gorgeous dessert is the perfect special something for a summer dinner party. I love the mix of smooth strawberry cheesecake and crumbly chocolate crust—and how elegant it looks on the table.” —Kathy Berger, Dry Ridge, Kentucky
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Coconut Cheesecake & Rhubarb Compote
“I took my daughter’s love of cheesecake plus my mom’s love of coconut and rhubarb and ran with it. Try it with a smidge of chocolate sauce, too.” —Wendy Rusch, Trego, Wisconsin
Get the recipe for Coconut Cheesecake & Rhubarb Compote.
Pressure Cooker Very Vanilla Cheesecake
“Cinnamon and vanilla give this cheesecake so much flavour, and making it in the pressure cooker creates a silky, smooth texture that’s hard to resist.” —Krista Lanphier, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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Banana Cream Cheesecake
“Here is a lovely company dessert that can be made a day or two in advance. This banana cream cheesecake is the perfect finale to any meal.” —Margie Snodgrass, Wilmore, Kentucky
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Rhubarb Swirl Cheesecake
“I love cheesecake and my husband loves chocolate, so this is a favourite dessert of ours. The rhubarb adds a tartness that complements the sweet flavours so well.” —Carol Witczak, Tinley Park, Illinois
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Creamy Tiramisu Cheesecake
“The Italian word ‘tiramisu’ means ‘pick-me-up’ and refers to a dessert of ladyfinger sponge cake dipped in coffee, embracing mascarpone cheese. Work that in with cream cheese and you have a guaranteed picker-upper that redefines a classic.” —Mrs. Priscilla Gilbert, Indian Harbour Beach, Florida
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Mini Lemon Cheesecake Tarts
“Dainty and light, these tartlets feature two of my favourites—lemon and cheesecake—in one yummy morsel. They look lovely topped with fresh raspberries, but sliced strawberries are just as pretty and delicious.” —Gwyn Brandt, Hibbing, Minnesota
Get the recipe for Mini Lemon Cheesecake Tarts.
“The Hoka Cheesecake, named for a beloved local theatre, is pretty addicting. It’s one of the first recipes I learned when I moved here. For a finishing touch, I sprinkle a few crust crumbs on top.” —Beth Ziegenhorn, Oxford, Mississippi
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Easy Berry Cheesecake Parfaits
“These sweet little parfaits take everything that’s good about cheesecake and make it way easier. You get the rich creaminess, graham cracker crunch and bright berry flavour all in a fun individual portion.” —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
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Refrigerator Lime Cheesecake
“I made this for a Father’s Day party, and it was a hit! I guarantee compliments when you serve this fantastic dessert.” —Cher Anjema, Kleinburg, Ontario
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Berry Mini Cheesecakes
There’s always room for some mini desserts!
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Peanut Butter and Jelly Cheesecake
“I wanted to make something based on my friend’s love of peanut butter and jelly sandwiches. This cheesecake recipe has decadent layers of peanut butter and a thick swirl of preserves—it truly feels as if you’re biting into a sweeter, dessert version of your favourite childhood sandwich.” —Melinda Buchman, Rock Hill, New York
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Cheesecake with Berry Sauce
“This creamy cheesecake is a family tradition; I’ve even shipped it to my daughter as a special treat. Using frozen seasonal berries, it’s an excellent dessert any time of year.” —Jeanette Volker, Walton, Nebraska
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