Forget the classic New York cheesecake and make way for the zesty and zingy lemon cheesecake! Thankfully, there's no need to choose between the two. When it comes to baking the perfect lemon cheesecake, you don't have to sacrifice flavor for texture.
From buttery graham cracker crusts and creamy lemon curd, to fluffy whipped ricotta and a sprinkle of tart lemon zest, these 14 best lemon cheesecake recipes will bring a burst of sunshine to your day.
Whether you’re hosting a dinner party or just treating yourself, you can’t go wrong with a slice of lemon cheesecake. Get ready to pucker up and dig into these irresistible recipes!
No Bake Lemon Cheesecake Recipe
A delicious No Bake Lemon Cheesecake is only 5 ingredients away. Super simple to make and made in a premade crust, it will be a family favorite.
This super creamy Lemon Cheesecake recipe is easy to make and comes with detailed step-by-step instructions and photos + video. You need just 10 ingredients and 15 minutes of hands-on preparation time.
Treat yourself to these delightful Lemon Bliss Cheesecake Cups featuring a luscious no-bake lemon cheesecake filling and a delectable pecan crumble. Each bite delivers a burst of vibrant lemon flavor, perfect for satisfying your sweet cravings.
These New York–Style lemon cheesecake bars from my book: The Essential Jewish Baking Cookbook are so easy to make! Enjoy this luscious treat anytime you need an easy, make-ahead dessert option. A seasonal jam or fruit compote makes the perfect topping!
Creamy whipped ricotta cheese made with lemon and honey and baked up in a flaky phyllo dough crust. This unique cheesecake is light, creamy, airy, a touch buttery, lightly sweetened, and perfectly hinted with fresh lemon and vanilla.