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PHILADELPHIA Key Lime Cheesecake

Rated as 4.59 out of 5 Stars

"Freshly squeezed lime juice adds a citrusy kick to this light and creamy cheesecake."
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Ingredients

4 h 5 m servings 288 cals
Original recipe yields 12 servings

Directions

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  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Mix graham crumbs and butter; press onto bottom of 9 inch springform pan.
  2. Beat cream cheese and sugar in large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until well blended. Add lime peel and juice; mix well. Add eggs, one at a time, beating on low speed after each addition just until blended. Pour over crust.
  3. Bake 45 to 50 minutes or until centre is almost set. Run knife or metal spatula around rim of pan to loosen cake; cool before removing rim. Refrigerate at least 4 hours before serving. Top with whipped topping just before serving. Store leftovers in refrigerator.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 288 calories; 16.2 g fat; 25.6 g carbohydrates; 8.1 g protein; 86 mg cholesterol; 393 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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This was fabulous! I used bottled key lime juice and regular lime zest. I also always put cheesecake in a water bath with the spring form pan wrapped tightly in several layers of foil. This was ...

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As far as cheesecake recipes go, this one was mediocre. I followed it to the letter and ended up with a cheesecake that was the consistency of melty ice cream. I am not at all impressed with P...

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This was fabulous! I used bottled key lime juice and regular lime zest. I also always put cheesecake in a water bath with the spring form pan wrapped tightly in several layers of foil. This was ...

This was delish! Added more lime juice and zest than called for (I zested and juiced about 8 key limes, though I'm patient with zesting or juicing, so it was probably like fully zesting and juic...

I followed the recipe to the letter, thinking that maybe the lack of lime taste had to do with people using regular limes instead of key limes...but I have to agree, the lime taste is very subtl...

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Quite delicious!!! Though there wasn't quite enough lime flavor (I like it really strong) so I just zested some extra limes and that did the trick. I also combined the juice from those extra z...

Very delicious and very creamy. Easy to make, not a lot of ingredients.

this recipe was so easy and delicious it had a great flavor it wasn't to sour really enjoyed the taste!!!

I am not a huge CC fan but I have to say this was good! Nicely flavored and not too heavy. For the crust, I used cookies I had leftover from Baking Nana's cookie decorating party in early Decemb...

I used 1/2 cup key lime juice and three drops of green coloring; also used nilla wafers for the crust. Taste was great, but with these baking directions the edges were over cooked before the cen...