HEAT oven to 350ºF.
BEAT first 5 ingredients in large bowl with mixer until blended. Stir in nuts.
POUR into 9-inch springform pan sprayed with cooking spray.
BAKE 40 to 45 min. or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Run knife around rim of pan to loosen cake; cool cake 10 min. Remove rim. Transfer cake to wire rack; cool completely.
SPRINKLE with sugar before serving.