Lemon Dream Cheesecake

“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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Lemon Dream Cheesecake
Lemon Dream Cheesecake
Servings Prep Time Cook Time
16servings 30minutes 55minutes
Servings Prep Time
16servings 30minutes
Cook Time
55minutes
Ingredients
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Ingredients
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Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 325°. In a small bowl, combine cracker crumbs, butter and sugar. Press onto bottom and 2 in. up the inside of a greased 10-in. springform pan. Place pan on a baking sheet. Bake 10 minutes. Cool on a wire rack.
  2. In a large bowl, beat cream cheese and sugar until smooth. Beat in cream, lemon juice, flour, lemon zest, extracts and, if desired, food colouring. Add eggs; beat on low speed just until combined. Pour into crust. Return pan to baking sheet.
  3. Bake 55-65 minutes or until centre is almost set. Cool on a wire rack 10 minutes. Carefully run a knife around edge of pan to loosen; cool 1 hour. Refrigerate overnight. Remove sides of pan.
Recipe Notes

Nutrition Facts

1 slice: 396 calories, 29g fat (18g saturated fat), 150mg cholesterol, 286mg sodium, 27g carbohydrate (19g sugars, 0 fibre), 7g protein.