Lemon Raspberry Cheesecake | Sweet Indulgence



Lemon Raspberry Cheesecake | Sweet Indulgence

Picture this: a warm summer day, the sun gently kissing your skin, and the anticipation of indulging in a slice of Lemon Raspberry Cheesecake. It’s a dessert that epitomizes the perfect balance between tangy and sweet, a symphony of flavors and textures that will make your taste buds dance with delight.

Imagine biting into a velvety, creamy cheesecake infused with the zesty brightness of fresh lemons, perfectly complemented by the vibrant burst of ripe raspberries. This Lemon Raspberry Cheesecake is not just a dessert; it’s a Sweet Indulgence that tells a story of summer love on a plate.

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, melted
  • 3 cups cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 tablespoon lemon zest
  • 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 1 cup fresh raspberries
  • 1/4 cup raspberry jam

Instructions

  1. Preheat your oven to 325°F (160°C) and prepare a 9-inch (23 cm) springform pan.
  2. In a bowl, combine graham cracker crumbs and melted butter, then press the mixture into the bottom of the pan to form the crust.
  3. In a separate bowl, beat cream cheese and granulated sugar until smooth. Add eggs one at a time, mixing well after each addition.
  4. Stir in lemon zest and lemon juice, then gently fold in fresh raspberries.
  5. Pour the cream cheese mixture over the crust in the pan and smooth the top.
  6. Drop small spoonfuls of raspberry jam onto the cheesecake and use a knife to create swirls.
  7. Bake for 45-50 minutes until the edges are set but the center is slightly jiggly.
  8. Allow the cheesecake to cool to room temperature, then refrigerate for at least 4 hours or overnight.
  9. Serve chilled and enjoy your Sweet Indulgence!

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Yield: 12 servings

This Lemon Raspberry Cheesecake is a heavenly dessert that combines the tartness of lemons with the sweetness of raspberries. A perfect treat for any occasion!

Nutritional Information: (per serving) Calories: 320 | Fat: 21g | Carbohydrates: 28g | Protein: 5g

As you savor each bite of this Lemon Raspberry Cheesecake, let it transport you to a sunny afternoon filled with joy and laughter. It’s a dessert that not only satisfies your taste buds but also nourishes your soul. Share it with loved ones, and let the flavors of summer embrace your senses.

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