Classic Baked Lemon Cheesecake

Classic Baked Lemon Cheesecake


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A baked lemon cheesecake is sure to be a hit at a dinner party or birthday. Watch this recipe being made in the Allrecipes Baked Lemon Cheesecake Video.


Makes: 1 cake

  • For the base
  • 400g digestive biscuits, crushed
  • 50g white sugar
  • 90g butter, melted
  • Filling
  • 4 eggs
  • juice of 1 lemon
  • zest of 2 lemons
  • 400g white sugar
  • 900g cream cheese

Preparation:20min  ›  Cook:1hour  ›  Ready in:1hour20min 

  1. Preheat oven to 180 degrees C.
  2. Make the base by combining the biscuit crumbs, sugar and butter. Press evenly into a 30cm springform cake tin. Bake 10-15 minutes or until golden brown. Let cool.
  3. To make the filling, beat the cream cheese until smooth. Beat in the eggs, one at a time. Add sugar, lemon juice and zest and beat well. Pour the filling over the biscuit base.
  4. Place the cake into a roasting tin and pour hot water to reach halfway up the side of springform tin. Bake 45 minutes. Let cool then chill in the fridge before serving.

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An awesome recipe! Try it - 02 Oct 2014

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