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Lemon Curd-Topped Cheesecake

4.2
(11) 10 Reviews
Prep Time
15
min.
Total Time
5
hr.
5
min.
Servings

12 servings, one piece and 2 Tbsp. sauce each

It's hard to say who will love this tart and creamy dessert more: cheesecake lovers or lemon fans. Best guess? Both.

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  • Preheat oven to 350°F if using a silver 9-inch springform pan (or to 325°F if using a dark nonstick springform pan). Mix graham crumbs and melted butter until well blended; press firmly onto bottom of pan. Beat cream cheese and 3/4 cup of the sugar in large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until well blended. Add 3 of the eggs, one at a time, mixing on low speed after each addition just until blended. Stir in 1 Tbsp. of the lemon peel. Pour over crust.
  • Bake 45 to 50 min. or until center is almost set. Run knife around rim of pan to loosen cake; cool before removing rim. Refrigerate at least 4 hours before serving.
  • Meanwhile, beat remaining 3 eggs and remaining 3/4 cup sugar with wire whisk until well blended. Add remaining 1 Tbsp. lemon peel, the lemon juice and 2 Tbsp. butter; mix well. Microwave on HIGH 2 min.; beat until butter is completely melted and mixture is well blended. Microwave an additional 2 min. or until mixture just comes to boil and is slightly thickened; stir. Cool completely. Cover and refrigerate until ready to use. Drizzle sauce evenly over cheesecake slices before serving.

Size Wise

Sweets can be part of a balanced diet but remember to keep tabs on portions.

Make Ahead

Lemon curd can be stored in refrigerator up to 1 week before using as directed.

Tips for Cheesecake Success

For helpful tips for baking better cheesecakes, visit kraftfoods.com.

Servings

  • 12 servings, one piece and 2 Tbsp. sauce each

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 12 servings, one piece and 2 Tbsp. sauce each
AMOUNT PER SERVING
Calories 430
% Daily Value
Total fat 28g
Saturated fat 17g
Cholesterol 195mg
Sodium 350mg
Carbohydrate 36g
Dietary fiber 1g
Sugars 29g
Protein 8g
   
Vitamin A 20 %DV
Vitamin C 8 %DV
Calcium 6 %DV
Iron 4 %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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  • vledinger |

    Best cheese cake I've ever had, I have to make it quite frequently for my husband

  • spookytree |

    The lemon curd just made the cheesecake runny, and looked unappetizing. It tasted alright, but not great.

  • tindew |

    Delicious!! Everyone loved it!

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