Lemon Cheesecake - Creamy and rich, this Lemon Cheesecake has a cookie crust and is topped with a tart lemon curd.

Summary: Creamy and rich, this Lemon Cheesecake has a cookie crust and is topped with a tart lemon curd.

Ingredients

    • Crust
    • 5 ounces animal crackers
    • 3 tablespoons sugar
    • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted and kept warm
    • Filling
    • 1 1/4 cups (8 3/4 oz.) sugar
    • 1 tablespoon grated zest and 1/4 cup juice from 1-2 lemons
    • 1 1/2 pounds (3 8-oz. packages) cream cheese, cut into 1 inch chunks, at room temperature
    • 4 large eggs, at room temperature
    • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
    • 1/4 teaspoon salt
    • 1/2 cup heavy cream
    • Lemon Curd
    • 1/3 cup juice (from about 2 lemons)
    • 2 large eggs plus 1 large egg yolk
    • 1/2 cup (3 1/2 oz.) sugar
    • 2 tablespoons cold butter, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
    • 1 tablespoon heavy cream
    • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
    • pinch of salt

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Preparation time: 30 minute(s)

Cooking time: 1 hour(s)

Number of servings (yield): 12