Indulge in the divine fusion of tangy citrus zest and creamy richness with our irresistible Lemon Cheesecake recipe. Perfect for dessert enthusiasts and culinary connoisseurs alike, this decadent treat promises to elevate any occasion with its exquisite blend of flavors and textures. Prepare to embark on a culinary journey that tantalizes the taste buds and leaves a lasting impression of pure delight.

Crust Creation: Begin your culinary masterpiece by crafting the perfect crust—a foundation of crunchy sweetness that complements the luscious lemon filling. Combine graham cracker crumbs, granulated sugar, and melted butter with precision, ensuring a harmonious blend of flavors and a sturdy base for your cheesecake. Press the mixture into a greased springform pan, setting the stage for the sensational layers to come.

Luscious Lemon Filling: Elevate your cheesecake game with a velvety smooth filling that captures the essence of fresh lemons in every bite. Beat together cream cheese and granulated sugar until luxuriously creamy, then add eggs one at a time, incorporating each with care. Introduce sour cream, freshly squeezed lemon juice, zest of a lemon, and a hint of vanilla extract, infusing the mixture with bright citrus notes and a touch of warmth. Pour this tantalizing blend over the prepared crust, ensuring even distribution for a symphony of flavors.

Baking Brilliance: Slide your creation into the preheated oven, where magic ensues as the cheesecake bakes to golden perfection. Witness the edges delicately set, while the center retains a gentle jiggle—a testament to the exquisite balance of textures that awaits. As the aroma of lemony sweetness fills the air, anticipation builds for the culinary masterpiece that will soon grace your table.

Topping Triumph: As your cheesecake nears completion, prepare a heavenly topping to elevate its allure to new heights. Combine sour cream, powdered sugar, and a generous sprinkling of lemon zest, whisking until velvety smooth. With precision, spread this delectable mixture over the cooled cheesecake, imparting a final touch of citrus-infused indulgence that tantalizes the senses and beckons eager taste buds.

Serving Sensation: Allow your Lemon Cheesecake to chill in the refrigerator, where it matures into a symphony of flavors and textures, ready to dazzle discerning palates. Before serving, garnish with a flourish of lemon zest or a dollop of whipped cream, adding a visual flourish that hints at the culinary delight within. Slice with care, savoring each forkful of creamy decadence and zesty tang, as you revel in the symphony of flavors that define this exquisite dessert.

Conclusion: With our Heavenly Lemon Cheesecake Delight, every bite is a celebration of citrus bliss—a culinary masterpiece that captivates the senses and leaves a lasting impression of pure indulgence. Whether shared with loved ones or savored in solitary splendor, this tantalizing treat is sure to earn its place as the crown jewel of your dessert repertoire. Embrace the essence of sunshine and sweetness with every heavenly slice of this extraordinary creation.


  • In this recipe, we’ll need 3 large eggs or 3/4 cup liquid egg substitute
  • And 3 cups nonfat plain Greek yogurt
  • 3 Tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 3 Tbsp zero-point white granulated sugar substitute ( I prefer LAKANTO) I recommend a granulated sugar substitute, if the sugar substitute is not granulated it tends to give a gritty texture to the cheesecake
  • 1/4 tsp lemon extract (optional)


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • In the mixing bowl add eggs, extract, lemon juice, sugar substitute.
  • then add yogurt and dry pudding, mix well using a wire whisk.
  • Pour into a 9-inch SPRINGFORM PAN.
  • Bake for 30 minutes.
  • And let it cool for about 15-20 minutes then covering it with plastic wrap.
  • Let it chill overnight in the refrigerator.


  • Once it’s chilled, it will set. It’s better to let it chill overnight in the refrigerator.
  • It’s recommended to chill overnight before eating.
  • For the texture and flavor to completely set in It can take up to 12 hours.
  • If you want a better taste, let it cool for as long as possible
  • I recommend mixing the ingredients by hand.
  • I prefer to using thick non-fat Greek yogurts.
  • If you like, you can substitute regular instant pudding mix for the sugar-free pudding mix.
  • 8 slices each slice is 1/3 personal points. The Weight W app will at times round it up to 1 Point per slice and the other times the app will round it down to Zero point per slice. But you can choose to track the points how you see fit.


SERVINGS: MAKES 8 SERVINGS PersonalPoints: 1-3 personal points* per serving.*This number shows the PersonalPoints™ range. The points will vary based on your individualized plan.

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