home > recipes > meals / dishes > desserts > cheesecakes

Original Philly Cheesecake

recipe at a glance
ready in: 30-60 minutes
serves/makes:   14
  

recipe id: 2784

recipe tools

Printprint
Emailemail
Savesave
Photoadd photo
review it!
share this recipe:
share on facebook share on google plus share on twitter share on pinterest

ingredients


Crust

1 cup graham cracker crumbs
3 tablespoons margarine, melted

Filling

24 ounces cream cheese, softened
3/4 cup sugar
5 tablespoons lemon juice
1 1/2 teaspoon grated lemon peel
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
3 eggs, separated

directions

Crust: Combine graham cracker crumbs and margarine. Press onto bottom of 9" springform pan. Bake at 325 degrees F for 10 minutes.

Filling: Combine cream cheese, sugar, lemon juice, lemon peel, and vanilla, mixing at medium speed of electric mixer until well blended. Add egg yolks, one at a time, mixing well after each addition.

Beat egg whites until stiff peaks form. Fold into cream cheese mixture. Pour over crust.

Bake at 300 degrees F for 45 minutes. Loosen cake from rim of pan; cool before removing rim of pan. Chill.

Serving Ideas: Garnish with fresh fruit or cherry pie filling.

added by

maritab

nutrition

276 calories, 21 grams fat, 17 grams carbohydrates, 5 grams protein per serving.
Show full nutritional data (including Weight Watcher's Points ®, cholesterol, sodium, vitamins, and diabetic exchanges)

Get our best recipes delivered right to you!
Sign up for our newsletters that feature hand-picked recipes


more recipes like original philly cheesecake




ratings & reviews