Old Fashioned Lemon Cheesecake

First published: July 2, 2009 in Recipes

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lemon_cheesecakeThis Old Fashioned Lemon Cheesecake is incredibly refreshing and creamy and has just a hint of lemon – I tell you – it’s pure heaven! You can top it with cherries, strawberries, raspberries or blueberries – or just enjoy the way it is!

Old Fashioned Lemon Cheesecake:

2 cups of graham crumbs

6 tablespoons of butter, melted

4 packages of cream cheese – softened

1 cup of sugar

1 cup of sour cream

Grated peel and juice from one lemon

4 eggs

Preheat oven to 325F. Mix graham crumbs and butter. reserve 1/4 cup of the crumb mixture, press remaining crumb mixture firmly into bottom of 13 x 9 inch baking pan and set aside.

Beat cream cheese and sugar in large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until well blended. Add sour cream and mix well. Stir in lemon juice and peel. Add eggs, one at a time, mixing on low speed after each addition just until blended. Pour over crust, sprinkle with reserved 1/4 cup of crumb mixture.

Bake 40 minutes or until centre is almost set. Refrigerate for at least 4 hours or overnight. Store in refrigerator.

Hope you enjoy this recipe – I would love to know how it turned out for you! Your comments are always very much appreciated!

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