White Chocolate Key Lime Cheesecake


This is a recipe I made myself because I love the tartness of lime mixed with white chocolate. Also, I love cheesecake!

Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
1 hrs 15 mins
Additional Time:
1 hrs 15 mins
Total Time:
2 hrs 50 mins
12 servings


  • 2 tablespoons graham cracker crumbs

  • 4 (8 ounce) packages cream cheese, softened

  • 1 cup white sugar

  • 4 eggs

  • 1 (12 ounce) package white chocolate chips

  • ½ cup heavy whipping cream

  • 4 key limes, zested and juiced


  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C). Lightly grease the bottom of a 9-inch springform pan.

  2. Sprinkle graham cracker crumbs into the bottom of the prepared pan.

  3. Beat cream cheese and sugar with an electric mixer in a large bowl until smooth. Add eggs one at a time, allowing each egg to blend into the cream cheese mixture before adding the next.

  4. Mix white chocolate chips, cream, lime juice, and lime zest together in a stainless steel bowl. Place bowl over a pot of boiling water.

  5. Stir chocolate chips mixture until the chocolate melts completely and the mixture is smooth, about 5 minutes; pour into the cream cheese mixture and stir to combine. Pour the mixture over the graham cracker crumbs in the prepared springform pan.

  6. Bake in preheated oven the cake's center is set, about 75 minutes. Cool at room temperature for 15 minutes before refrigerating to chill completely, at least 1 hour.

Cook's Notes:

If you don't have key limes, you can use zest and juice of one lime.

User gingersnap crumbs in place of the graham cracker crumbs for a flavor variation.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

550 Calories
41g Fat
37g Carbs
10g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 550
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 41g 53%
Saturated Fat 25g 126%
Cholesterol 164mg 55%
Sodium 284mg 12%
Total Carbohydrate 37g 13%
Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
Total Sugars 33g
Protein 10g
Vitamin C 4mg 20%
Calcium 157mg 12%
Iron 1mg 7%
Potassium 135mg 3%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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