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Lemon Cheesecake

05:00:00 Makes 24 servings, 1 piece (77 g) each.
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Makes 24 servings, 1 piece (77 g) each.

Refreshing and creamy, with just a hint of lemon, this luscious cheesecake is pure bliss.

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  • Heat oven to 325°F.
  • Mix graham crumbs and butter. Reserve 1/4 cup crumb mixture; press remaining onto bottom of 13x9-inch pan.
  • Beat cream cheese and sugar in large bowl with mixer until well blended. Add sour cream, zest and juice; mix well. Add eggs, 1 at a time, mixing on low speed after each addition just until blended. Pour over crust; sprinkle with reserved crumb mixture.
  • Bake 40 min. or until centre is almost set; cool completely. Refrigerate 4 hours.

How to Soften Cream Cheese

Place completely unwrapped package of cream cheese in microwaveable bowl. Microwave on HIGH 15 sec. or just until softened. Add 15 sec. for each additional package of cream cheese.


For easy cleanup, line pan with foil, with ends of foil extending over sides. Use foil handles to remove chilled cheesecake from pan before cutting to serve.

Size Wise

Enjoy a serving of this rich and indulgent treat on special occasions.

Healthy Living

Good news!! You'll save 50 calories and 7 g of total fat, including 4 g saturated fat, per serving by preparing with Philadelphia Light Brick Cream Cheese, light sour cream and 4 egg whites.

How to Help to Prevent Cheesecake from Cracking

Run knife around sides of pan immediately after removing baked cheesecake from oven. This allows the sides and top of cheesecake to settle evenly as it cools.

Food Facts

One medium lemon yields about 3 Tbsp. juice. Bring lemons to room temperature before squeezing to get the most juice from each lemon.


  • Makes 24 servings, 1 piece (77 g) each.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size Makes 24 servings, 1 piece (77 g) each.
Calories 250
% Daily Value
Total fat 19g
Saturated fat 11g
Cholesterol 95mg
Sodium 280mg
Carbohydrate 17g
Dietary fibre 0g
Sugars 12g
Protein 5g
Vitamin A 15 %DV
Vitamin C 2 %DV
Calcium 6 %DV
Iron 2 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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