Baked lemon cheesecake
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Baked lemon cheesecake

This delicious baked lemon cheesecake is suitable for vegetarians and is lower in saturated fat and calories than traditional cheesecake recipes.
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Serves: 12 (makes 12 slices)
Time to make: 1 hr 30 mins , plus 30 mins cooling and 2 hrs chilling
Hands-on time: 30 mins
Total cost: $24.00 / $2.00 per serve

(at time of publication)


Make it gluten free: Use gluten-free biscuits and icing sugar. Check ground spices, fromage frais and cornflour are gluten free.

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  • 1830kJ (438cal)
  • 42g total fat
  • 29g sat fat
  • 16g sugar
  • 230mg sodium

What we did

  • Swapped butter for small amount of reduced-fat spread and apple sauce.
  • Replaced cream cheese and sour cream with reduced-fat ricotta cheese and vanilla fromage frais.
  • Reduced sugar
  • Cut out cream topping and replaced with crème fraiche, sugar and berries
  • Served smaller portions

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Photographer: Melanie Jenkins

Last updated date: 16 June 2021

2 comments on Baked lemon cheesecake

  1. Hazel June 20, 2021 at 12:06 pm #

    Will this cheesecake freeze?

    • Jen deMontalk June 22, 2021 at 12:45 pm #

      Hi Hazel
      Thanks for your question. Yes, you can freeze it. It won’t be quite a nice as fresh but it will be fine.

      Warm regards
      Jenny, Healthy Food Guide editor

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