Cheesecake Lemon Slice

    Cheesecake Lemon Slice

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    This lemon slice is topped with cream cheese cheesecake for a double layer slice that is as pretty as it is delicious. Great sweets for pot lucks.

    Ingredients
    Serves: 24 

    • 1 1/2 cups (190g) plain flour
    • 1/2 cup (80g) icing sugar
    • 190g unsalted butter, cut into cubes
    • 4 eggs
    • 1 1/2 cups (330g) white sugar
    • 1 tablespoon plain flour
    • 1 tablespoon lemon zest
    • 1/2 cup (125ml) lemon juice
    • 2 (250g) packages cream cheese, softened
    • 1 cup (220g) white sugar
    • 2 eggs, beaten

    Directions
    Preparation:30min  ›  Cook:45min  ›  Ready in:1hour15min 

    1. Preheat an oven to 180 degrees C. Lightly butter a 33cm x 23cm oblong cake tin.
    2. Whisk together 1 1/2 cup flour and icing sugar in a mixing bowl. Cut in the cold butter with a knife or pastry blender until the mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Press the crumbs into the bottom and up the sides of the prepared baking dish to form a base.
    3. Bake in the preheated oven until golden brown, 15 to 18 minutes. Remove from oven and set aside.
    4. Whisk together 4 eggs, 1 1/2 cup sugar, 1 tablespoon flour, lemon zest and lemon juice in a bowl. Pour lemon mixture into the prepared base. Skim off any bubbles from the surface of the filling. Mix the cream cheese and 1 cup sugar in a bowl until well blended. Whisk in 2 eggs then spread over the lemon mixture. The mixtures will separate during baking.
    5. Bake in the preheated oven until the filling is set, about 30 minutes.
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    185

    Made these last night and they were very, very good. The reason I gave it 4 stars is because there wasn't enough lemon flavor for me. When I make this again I will double the lemon mixture. The cream cheese mixture is super thick and creamy so it can definitely stand the larger lemon amount. Very excited to have found a lemon bar recipe that's a little different from the rest. I think I will also try it with Key lime juice. I think this would be beautiful for a wedding or baby shower.  -  17 Jun 2011  (Review from Allrecipes USA and Canada)

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    122

    These turned out great. A lot of steps but well worth it. I topped mine with a thin layer of sweetened sour cream (about a cup of sour cream w/ confectioners sugar to taste and a drop...litterally a drop...of lemon extract). I only topped it because I liked the more finished look. These were a hit with our family and friends. Great refreshing summer dessert w/o instant pudding or cool whip! (no offense to those desserts, I make them too!)  -  17 Jun 2011  (Review from Allrecipes USA and Canada)

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    108

    Excellent recipe. I put the cream cheese on top of the lemon mixture and thought there was no way this was going to set and separate. I was wrong, turned out great and everyone loved it. Whelma  -  13 Jun 2011  (Review from Allrecipes USA and Canada)

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