Citrus Cheesecake

(makes 12 servings)

Weight Loss Recipes : Citrus CheesecakeIngredients:

  • Non-fat cooking spray
  • 2 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1 cup graham cracker crumbs
  • 2 tbsp butter or margarine, melted

Ingredients for filling:

  • ⅔ cup sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • ⅓ cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 (8oz) packages non-fat cream cheese
  • 2 medium eggs
  • 3 medium egg whites
  • ½ cup 1% low-fat milk
  • ⅓ cup non-fat sour cream
  • 1 tsp lemon peel, grated
  • 1 tsp lime peel, grated
  • 1 tsp orange peel, grated
  • 1 tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp fresh lime juice
  • 1 tbsp fresh orange juice
  • ¼ cup sugar


  • Preheat oven to 300 degrees F.
  • Prepare the crust: Coat a 9” springform pan with cooking spray. Mix crumbs, butter, and brown sugar in a medium-sized bowl, then firmly press mixture into bottom and 2” up the sides of the pan.
  • Prepare the filling: In a large mixing bowl, combine flour and sugar then add cream cheese, vanilla, eggs and beat until smooth. Add milk, sour cream, citrus juices and peels and beat until smooth.
  • In a separate mixing bowl, using clean and dry beaters, beat egg whites at room temperature at high speed until soft peaks form. Gradually add ¼ cup sugar, 1 tbsp at a time and beat until stiff peaks form. Gently fold egg white mixture with cream cheese mixture.
  • Pour into prepared crust and bake at 300 degrees F about 1 hour or until set.
  • Remove from oven and let completely cool on a wire rack. Cover and chill for 4 hours or overnight.
  • Sprinkle with lime, orange zest, and grated lemon before serving (optional.)

Make 12 Servings:

Weight loss recipes Amount Per Serving(1/12 of recipe (89 g)): 118 Calories, 9 g Protein, 16 g carbohydrates, 0 g Dietary Fiber, 2 g fat, 1 g saturated fat, 39 mg cholesterol, 285 mg sodium


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