Simply Lemon

Simply Lemon


"An easy, crust-free cheesecake that is topped by store-bought lemon curd. Lemon curd can be found in the 'jams and jellies' aisle of the grocery store."


1 h servings 500 cals
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Original recipe yields 8 servings



  • Calories:
  • 500 kcal
  • 25%
  • Fat:
  • 29.8 g
  • 46%
  • Carbs:
  • 52.7g
  • 17%
  • Protein:
  • 8.3 g
  • 17%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 194 mg
  • 64%
  • Sodium:
  • 242 mg
  • 10%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a 9 inch pie pan.
  2. In a large bowl, beat the cream cheese and sugar until smooth. Beat in the eggs one at a time, then stir in the lemon and vanilla extracts.
  3. Pour mixture into the prepared pie pan, and bake for 35 minutes. Cool cheesecake for 5 minutes. Leave the oven on.
  4. To make the topping: Combine the sour cream and sugar, mixing until smooth. Spread topping evenly over the cheesecake. Return cheesecake to oven for 10 minutes. Cool completely, then top with the lemon curd. Refrigerate before serving.
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  1. 31 Ratings


I'm not gonna punish this recipe for poor results because I did change things. I just want to let others know before they may waste ingredients trying to do what I did. I was going for a lower...

This is good, but if you serve this to anyone with a wheat or gluten allergy, you must cheack the ingredients on the lemon topping, as many of them use a food starch, modified food starch, or wh...

One taste to review, another to "make sure," it's not what we were hoping for. I agree with "tulips*n*truffles" review. The texture is not creamy but thick and eggy, almost grainy. The flavor is...

Delicious. My entire family loved it. I added a graham cracker crust because I love the contrast with the sweet crust and the lemon. Next time I think that I will add lemon just to the sour c...

My aunt and three cousins have Celiac Disease. Since I am usually the dessert maker for family functions I made this so they have a dessert they can eat too among the pies, cakes, and cookies t...

I'm one of those people who sees a poor review on a recipe and believes the cook must have done something wrong. :-( This time, however, I'm certain I followed the recipe to a "T" - and it is ju...

I modified slightly by adding 1 additional pkg cream cheese and using 3 eggs. Fabulous!! I'll make this often. I made my own lemon curd (recipes on, of course) which is easy an...

Delicious!--with just a few changes: Change to 3 pkg crm cheese & 3 eggs. Add juice and zest from one lemon--save some zest for on top. Add Graham cracker crust--brush on egg white and bake 5 mi...

This recipe is very good and very easy to make. We are having a progressive dinner and I am making this for one of the desserts.