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I don’t build cheesecakes that usually however I actually have to mention this one is close to perfect. i really like that it didn’t would like a water bath too. Mine did take longer to bake and i assume i’ll have jiggled it an excessive amount of once attempting to work out if it absolutely was done and it fell a bit. With the preserve and topping you’d ne’er recognized tho’ ? I did use a jar of lemon curd but within the future, i might make my very own rather than being lazy. My meringue was dead cooked, I took it out at 9-10 minutes. I did have crust problems but, i used to be trying a protein-free crust and typically cookie crusts will be tricky. within the future i might use my go-to cracker crust.

This was delicious. I’m glad I created it. It was perceived to Pine Tree State that the directions weren’t correct regarding the egg whites. I didn’t place the egg whites in the cheesecake

this can be a decent cheesecake if somewhat time intense to build. The cheesecake itself is perhaps the simplest half for me, and I might simply make the cheesecake portion in the future and leave off the curd and topping. (Just a tip–if you create homespun curd, don’t use a metal bowl! it’ll leave the curd with an aluminiferous taste—use a glass bowl. No plastic either!) I’m really keen on the actual fact that this cheesecake wasn’t baked with a water bath. It offers it a nicer, denser texture–which I actually prefer. I baked the meringue for regarding twelve minutes, and it absolutely was browned, however the center was still reasonably soft. It may of most likely baked a bit longer, but i used to be scared of the peaks burning. Overall, I might make it once more with a few minor changes. it absolutely was learning expertise on my behalf of me lol.

to form this direction you’ll would like the subsequent ingredients:


a pair of½ cups cracker crumbs
⅓ cup sugar
half-dozen Tbsp butter, fusible
four (8 oz) packages cream cheese, temperature
one½ cups refined sugar
6 egg yolks (reserve whites for meringue)
2 Tbsp flour
1 cup cream
2 Tbsp lemon peel (2 massive lemons)
topping Topping
6 egg whites
1½ cups granulated sugar



heat kitchen appliance to 300°
mix all ingredients for crust in an exceeding bowl evenly. Press mixture into a 9″ springform pan and up the sides, regarding one inch.
Bake for ten minutes and permit to cool.
In a bowl fitted with the paddle attachment beat cheese and sugar along till combined and smooth. Add in egg yolks and beat until mixture is simply combined, scraping sides as necessary.
Add in flour, cream and lemon peel and blend until smooth.
Pour mixture over ready crust. Bake for seventy-five minutes. Then turn off the kitchen appliance and leave cheesecake within the heated oven with the door closed for four hours.
Finally, take away it from the oven, run a knife on the sides to loosen it from pan and chill for six hours, or overnight.
topping Topping
Whisk 6 reserved egg whites with sugar. Place over a double saucepan and stirring perpetually heat mixture till it reaches 140° on candy thermometer. Pour mixture directly into bowl of a stand mixer, fitted with whisk attachment and beat for ten minutes, until shiny and stiff peaks form.
unfold the meringue over chilled cheesecake and with a kitchen torch gently brown the crack of the meringue.


if you’d wish to amp up the flavour of lemon during this direction, you’ll be able to add another tablespoon of lemon zest.
Store coated in white goods for up to three days.
recipe custom-made from wonderful Cakes Magazine.


By KhaliL