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Fresh Lemon Cheesecake
Fresh Lemon Cheesecake

Fresh Lemon Cheesecake

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Healthy Living
Cook Minutes 6 Hr
Prep : 15 Min Cook: 5 Hr 45 Min
This lemon cheesecake is a 10 on the delicious scale. Fresh lemon juice and lemon zest make for one luscious three-step citrus cheesecake (and the better-for-you ingredients means this cheesecake fits into a healthy eating plan!).
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14 Servings
Original recipe yields 14 Servings
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1/4 cup graham crumbs
2 cups low fat cottage cheese
1 pkg. (250 g) Philadelphia Light Brick Cream Cheese Spread, softened
1/2 cup plain nonfat yogurt
1/3 cup granulated sugar substitute, divided
2 Tbsp. corn starch
2 tsp. vanilla
2 Tbsp. lemon zest, divided
1/3 cup fresh lemon juice, divided
3 whole eggs, divided
1 egg white
1 Tbsp. non-hydrogenated margarine, cut up
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Step 1
Heat oven to 325ºF.
Step 2
Sprinkle crumbs onto bottom of 9-inch springform pan.
Step 3
Beat cottage cheese in large bowl with mixer until smooth. Add cream cheese spread, yogurt, 2 Tbsp. sugar substitute, corn starch and vanilla; beat until well blended. Beat in 1 Tbsp. each lemon zest and juice. Add 1 whole egg and egg white, 1 at a time, mixing on low speed after each just until blended. Pour over crumbs.
Step 4
Bake 40 to 45 min. or until centre is almost set. Run knife around rim of pan to loosen cake; cool before removing rim. Refrigerate cheesecake 4 hours.
Step 5
Meanwhile, mix remaining zest, lemon juice, whole eggs and remaining sugar substitute in small saucepan; cook on medium-low heat 5 min. or until heated through, whisking constantly. Gradually add margarine, cooking after each addition until melted, stirring constantly. Cook 1 min. or until thickened. Cool. Refrigerate until ready to use.
Step 6
Pour lemon curd over cheesecake just before serving.
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Food Facts
When using a sugar substitute to prepare this tasty cheesecake, be sure to choose one that is suitable for baking.
Special Extra
For a festive look, garnish cheesecake with sugar-coated fresh or frozen cranberries.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value
Total fat 6 g
9 %
Saturated fat 3 g
15 %
Cholesterol 55 mg
Sodium 270 mg
11 %
Total carbohydrate 6 g
2 %
Dietary fibre 0 g
0 %
Sugars 3 g
Protein 8 g
Vitamin A
8 %
Vitamin C
6 %
6 %
2 %
Makes 14 servings, 1 piece (73 g) each
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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