Saturday, April 18, 2009

Lemon Curd Cheesecake

Two Saturday's per month my husband is in EMT class. At least one of those days they have a potluck where I'm sure all of the student's wives/ girlfriends contribute something yummy. This week I contributed cheese cake. At first I was going to make caramel apple cheesecake , but it was getting late so I opted to use the lemon curd I had saved. I did a quick google and found this recipe.

1 1/2 cups finely crushed vanilla wafer cookies (40 cookies) i used graham crackers

2 teaspoons grated lemon peel i didnt have any lemons .. oops!

1/4 cup butter or margarine, melted

3 packages (8 ounces each) cream cheese, softened

3/4 cup sugar

3/4 cup lemon curd

3 eggs

Frozen raspberries, if desired these were not desired :)

1.Heat oven to 325ºF. Mix cookie crumbs, 1 teaspoon of the lemon peel and the butter. Press evenly in bottom and up side of springform pan, 9x3 inches.
2.Beat cream cheese in large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until smooth. Gradually beat in sugar, lemon curd and remaining 1 teaspoon lemon peel
until smooth. Beat in eggs, one at a time. Pour over crust.
3.Bake 55 to 65 minutes or until center is set; cool 30 minutes. Run metal spatula along side of cheesecake to loosen. Refrigerate at least 2 hours but no longer than 48 hours.
4.Remove side of pan. Garnish with raspberries

the finished product. courtesy of the iphone...

p.s sorry for the AWFUL picture , but I assure you this was YUMMY!
p.p.s from what i hear the guys loved it too!


Katecraw said...

This should be perfect, I can't wait to try it out. Well written article! You should post it on They have a bunch of similar articles and you can link it back to your website. I have one posted on it and it is awesome because they give you some graphs to put on your page to track how many people read your article and it tells you how useful they thought it was. I think a lot of people could use to read your stuff and I think this will help get your articles out there more!

Amanda said...

OMG two of my favorite things, lemon curd and cheesecake, in the same dessert?! I must try this! :)