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White Chocolate Key Lime Cheesecake

Rated as 5 out of 5 Stars

"This is a recipe I made myself because I love the tartness of lime mixed with white chocolate. Also, I love cheesecake!"
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2 h 50 m servings 550
Original recipe yields 12 servings


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  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; 41.4 36.8 10 164 284 Full nutrition

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This is delish!. I couldn't just have a sprinkle of graham cracker crumbs on the bottom of this so I made my own crust by using 1 1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs 1/3 cup white sugar and mix with ...

Loved the cheesecake mixture. I used 1/2 c of bottled key lime juice, adding it to the cheesecake mixture after the eggs instead of the mixing it in with the chocolate. I used a ginger cookie(1 ...