Glazed Lemon-Cream Cheesecake Recipe

Desserts anyone? There really cannot be a better way to satisfy your sweet tooth. This glazed lemon-cream cheesecake is one that anyone with a slight liking for sweets would fall in love with. Come. Fall in love.


Preparation Time30 MinCooking Time40 Min
Ready In1 Hr 10 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexJust EnjoyServings6
VegetarianMain Ingredient
Interest Group


 Graham cracker crumbs2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)
 Sugar1 3⁄4 Cup (28 tbs)
 Soft butter1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Cream cheese24 Ounce, softened
 Cream cheese24 Ounce
 Lemon peel3 Tablespoon
 Lemon peel3 Tablespoon, grated
 Flour3 Tablespoon
 Lemon juice1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 1261 Calories from Fat 856

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 97 g149.6%

Saturated Fat 54.5 g272.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 431.1 mg

Sodium 828.2 mg34.5%

Total Carbohydrates 85 g28.2%

Dietary Fiber 1.9 g7.5%

Sugars 69.1 g

Protein 19 g38.8%

Vitamin A 70.3% Vitamin C 47.8%

Calcium 26.8% Iron 10.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. In a bowl mix well combining crumbs, 1/4 cup sugar and butter.
2. Take a 12 x 8-inch baking dish and grease it.
3. Press the prepared mixture at the bottom and on sides of greased dish.
4. In a bowl beat with mixer at medium speed combining cream cheese, lemon peel, 1 1/2 cups sugar and flour until smooth and blended.
5. Beat in eggs, one at a time stir in lemon juice and pour into crust.
6. Bake at 350 degrees for 35 to 40 minutes until center is firm.
7. Let it cool on wire rack and refrigerate for 4 hours or longer.
8. Lightly score filling in half crosswise.
9. Mark each half diagonally making two crosses, 8 sections in all.
10. Spoon glazes over alternate sections, making a pattern.

11. Use Pineapple Glaze for 3 sections, blueberry Glaze for 3 sections and Strawberry Glaze for 2 sections.

12. Refrigerate for 1 hour and cut into squares to serve.