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14 Best Lemon Cheesecake Recipes to Brighten Any Day

JANUARY 28, 2023
14 Best Lemon Cheesecake Recipes to Brighten Any Day
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!
Practically Homemade

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.
22
13,403
1
2 hr 15 min
TOTAL TIME
354
CALORIES
$0.84
PER SERVING
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No Bake Lemon Cheesecake Recipe
Countryside Cravings

No Bake Lemon Blueberry Cheesecake

This creamy, rich, and easy No Bake Lemon Blueberry Cheesecake is the perfect spring and summertime dessert! Complete with a homemade no bake buttery crust!
4
2,111
15
35 min
TOTAL TIME
617
CALORIES
$1.33
PER SERVING
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No Bake Lemon Blueberry Cheesecake
Also The Crumbs Please

Lemon Cheesecake Recipe

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.
5
33
1 hr
TOTAL TIME
566
CALORIES
$1.52
PER SERVING
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Lemon Cheesecake Recipe
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Corrie Cooks

Instant Pot Lemon Cheesecake

A soft and silky cheesecake with a nutty graham cracker crust and creamy zingy flavors…
6
7
1 hr
TOTAL TIME
476
CALORIES
$1.25
PER SERVING
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Instant Pot Lemon Cheesecake
Blue Jean Chef

Lemon Blueberry Cheesecake

This lemon blueberry cheesecake is one of the lightest cheesecake recipes I've written. It has a bright lemony flavor that contrasts nicely with the sweet and creamy cheese
5
374
37
47 min
TOTAL TIME
480
CALORIES
$1.17
PER SERVING
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Lemon Blueberry Cheesecake
King Arthur Baking

Lemon Cheesecake

Rich and creamy yet also bright and zesty, this cheesecake has it all. Thanks to almond flour, the crust is extra tender — and a perfect match for the delicate lemon flavor in the filling.
11
48
3
2 hr 30 min
TOTAL TIME
523
CALORIES
$0.95
PER SERVING
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Lemon Cheesecake
Featured Recipe
Cooklist AI

Lemon Bliss Cheesecake Cups with Pecan Crumble

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.
1
40 min
TOTAL TIME
515
CALORIES
$1.57
PER SERVING
Lemon Bliss Cheesecake Cups with Pecan Crumble
Directions
PECAN CRUMBLE
1
In a food processor, pulse the raw pecan nuts until finely chopped.
2
In a mixing bowl, combine the finely chopped pecans, melted unsalted butter, and honey.
3
Divide the pecan mixture evenly between 4 glasses or small bowls, pressing gently to form the base. Refrigerate.
CHEESECAKE
4
In a food processor, blend the cream cheese, lemon juice, lemon zest, honey, and vanilla extract until smooth.
5
Divide the cheesecake mixture evenly among the prepared glasses or bowls, spreading it over the pecan crumble.
6
Refrigerate the Lemon Bliss Cheesecake Cups for at least 30 minutes before serving.
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This Silly Girl's Kitchen

Lemon Cheesecake

Creamy, light and delicious this Lemon Cheesecake is baked up to perfection and covered with lemon curd and whipped cream. A true lemon lovers dream.
2
10 hr 45 min
TOTAL TIME
746
CALORIES
$1.62
PER SERVING
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Lemon Cheesecake
OMG Yummy

New York-style Lemon Cheesecake Bars

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!
10
42
1 hr 20 min
TOTAL TIME
223
CALORIES
$0.51
PER SERVING
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New York-style Lemon Cheesecake Bars
Jane's Patisserie

No-Bake Lemon Cheesecake!

A Delicious, Sweet and Easy No-Bake Lemon Cheesecake! Part of my Back-To-Basics Series!
36
67,864
270
6 hr 25 min
TOTAL TIME
404
CALORIES
$0.72
PER SERVING
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No-Bake Lemon Cheesecake!
Rock Recipes

Lemon Raspberry Cheesecake

Lemon Raspberry Cheesecake - a silky smooth lemon cheesecake with just the right tangy lemon flavour topped by a complementary sweet raspberry compote.
2
5,913
18
1 hr 30 min
TOTAL TIME
295
CALORIES
$0.76
PER SERVING
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Lemon Raspberry Cheesecake
Half Baked Harvest

Whipped Lemon Ricotta Cheesecake

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. 
380
40,689
119
1 hr 50 min
TOTAL TIME
1038
CALORIES
$3.16
PER SERVING
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Whipped Lemon Ricotta Cheesecake
No Plate Like Home

Creamy Lemon Cheesecake

Easy Creamy Lemon Cheesecake is made with only 8 ingredients and is absolutely delicious. Add this yummy cheesecake recipe to your list of lemon desserts!
11
16,718
174
50 min
TOTAL TIME
475
CALORIES
$1.08
PER SERVING
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Creamy Lemon Cheesecake
Buttermilk by Sam

Lemon Curd Cheesecake

Creamy vanilla bean cheesecake is mixed with fresh lemon curd making this the most lemony cheesecake ever.
1
265
8
1 hr 28 min
TOTAL TIME
705
CALORIES
$2.13
PER SERVING
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Lemon Curd Cheesecake
Lil' Luna

Lemon Cheesecake recipe

This lemon cheesecake is smooth and creamy with a crunchy graham cracker crust and delicious lemon flavor. Then it's topped with raspberry sauce for the perfect flavor combo. 
7
2,722
33
1 hr 25 min
TOTAL TIME
484
CALORIES
$1.29
PER SERVING
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