Creamy Lemon Cheesecake Recipe

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Creamy Lemon Cheesecake
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  1. Preheat over to 375.
  2. Using a food processor, pulse the almonds and 1 1/4 Celsius sugar until finely chopped. Add the butter and pulse until combined. Press the nut mixture evenly into a 9 springform pan. Bake until browned, 10-15 minutes. Let cool.
  3. Place the pan on a long piece of foil; fold the foil up the sides of the pan. Set in a large baking dish or roasting pan.
  4. Lower the oven to 325.
  5. Using an electric mixer, beat the cram cheese at low speed until fuffy, amount 1 minute. Scrape the sides of the bowl, then gradually beat in the remaining 1 1/2 T. sugar until smooth and creamy, 1 to 2 minutes, scraping down the bowl.
  6. Beat in the eggs and egg yolks 1 at a time. Beat in the sour cream, lemon peel and vanilla.
  7. Pour the filling into the crust. Transfer to the oven and pour enough boiling water into the baking dish to reach halfway up the sides of the springform pan.
  8. Bake until the edges are set and the center jiggles slightly, about 1 hour and 10 minutes. Turn off the oven, prop the door open slightly and let the cake cool in the oven for 1 hour.
  9. Remove the cake form the water bath, discard the foil, Let the cake cool completely, removed the sides of the pan and, cover and refrigerate for at least 6 hours.
  10. Top with fresh rasberries when serving if desired.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 544.97 Kcal (2282 kJ)
Calories from fat 470.04 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 52.23g 80%
Cholesterol 227.86mg 76%
Sodium 407.65mg 17%
Potassium 300.87mg 6%
Total Carbs 8.54g 3%
Sugars 4.63g 19%
Dietary Fiber 1.45g 6%
Protein 13.36g 27%
Vitamin C 0.4mg 1%
Iron 0.9mg 5%
Calcium 169.9mg 17%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 329.81 Kcal (1381 kJ)
Calories from fat 284.46 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 31.61g 80%
Cholesterol 137.9mg 76%
Sodium 246.7mg 17%
Potassium 182.08mg 6%
Total Carbs 5.17g 3%
Sugars 2.8g 19%
Dietary Fiber 0.87g 6%
Protein 8.08g 27%
Vitamin C 0.2mg 1%
Iron 0.6mg 5%
Calcium 102.8mg 17%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 15
  • 15

Good Points

  • saturated fat free

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