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Citrus Cheesecake
Citrus Cheesecake

Category: Dessert | Serves: 12

(168 ratings)

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 118
Protein: 9 g
Carbs: 16 g
Fat: 2 g
Saturated Fat: 1 g
Sodium: 285 mg
Fiber: 0 g

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You won't believe your eyes or tastebuds when you see how low-cal this cheesecake is. You'll be equally as pleased with the refreshing citrus zest.
Ingredients:
Crust:
Nonfat cooking spray
1 cup graham cracker crumbs
2 tablespoons brown sugar
2 tablespoons butter or margarine, melted

Ingredients for filling:

2/3 cup sugar
1/3 cup all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 8-oz. packages nonfat cream cheese
2 eggs
1/2 cup 1% milk
1/3 cup nonfat sour cream
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
1 tablespoon fresh orange juice
1 teaspoon lemon peel, grated
1 teaspoon lime peel, grated
1 teaspoon orange peel, grated
3 egg whites
1/4 cup sugar
Directions:
1 Preheat oven to 300º F.
2 Prepare the crust: Coat a 9-inch springform pan with cooking spray. In a medium bowl, mix crumbs, brown sugar and butter then firmly press mixture into bottom and 2 inches up the sides of the pan.
3 Prepare the filling: In a large sized mixing bowl, combine sugar and flour then add vanilla, cream cheese, and eggs. Beat until smooth. Add milk, sour cream, citrus juices and peels and beat until smooth.
4 In a separate mixing bowl, using clean and dry beaters, beat egg whites at room temperature at high speed until soft peaks form.
5 Gradually add 1/4 cup sugar, 1 tablespoon at a time and beat until stiff peaks form. Gently fold egg white mixture with cream cheese mixture.
6 Pour into prepared crust and bake at 300º F for 1 hour or until set. Remove from oven and let completely cool on a wire rack. Cover and chill for 4 hours or overnight.
7 Sprinkle with grated lemon, lime and orange zest before serving (optional.) Slice into 12 wedges.
8 ENJOY!

Ratings & Reviews
(168 ratings)
You have to make this to believe it!
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This has the consistency of cheesecake and the taste! Plus one serving is actually plenty. I substitued splenda for ...
Mar 13, 2013
Great Recipe!!
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This is a great dessert especially in the summer. I really enjoyed it and it isn`t difficult to prepare.
Apr 26, 2008
So Good!!!
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This cheescake was so good. It`s more time consuming to make than a regular cheescake but it`s worth it. I made it ...
May 11, 2006
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