Lemon Glazed Cheesecke

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This lovely Lemon Glazed Cheesecake if full of lemony flavor. This dessert recipe combines two of your favorites into perfect dessert. With a graham cracker crust, lemony cheesecake filling and thick lemon glaze, there is no shortage to the burst of lemon you will taste in every bite. This best cheesecake recipe is a great addition to any dessert table and is sure to be your new favorite lemon dessert. You'll want to give yourself enough time with this cream cheese cheesecake idea as it's not recommended to make the lemon glaze the day you make the cheesecake. As you want the glaze really cold so it doesn’t run. The graham cracker crust is easy to make simply preheat the oven and combine the graham cracker crumbs, sugar, and melted butter. Then press the mixture into the bottom and about two inches up the sides of a 9-inch springform pan. Place the cake on a baking sheet, and bake for ten minutes or until set. Take out of the oven and set aside for the cream cheese cheesecake filling.

Some of the great health benefits of eating lemons include that they are alkaline forming, which helps your body balance its PH. Lemons are also high in vitamin C, with fresh lemon juice in water being a great liver detoxifier. Lemons also have antibacterial properties, and lemons have vitamin K, which helps to strengthen blood vessels. Lemons are native to Asia, around Northeast India, China, and North Burma. Lemons are thought to be a hybrid between a sour orange and a citron. The lemon is an evergreen tree, it blooms with a white flower and produces fruit all year round. Each lemon tree can produce between 500 and 600 pounds of lemons a year. Christopher Columbus took lemon seeds with him on his voyage to the America's in 1493, introducing the fruit there.

Lemons have a sour taste to them because lemon juice contains about 5 to 6 percent citric acid. Lemon juice is the main ingredient of lemonade recipes. The sour taste of lemon juice makes it perfect for squeezing on fish. Slices of lemon or lemon rind can also be used as a garnish for a wide variety of other foods and drinks recipes. Lemon zest which is the grated outer rind of the lemon is used for flavor in the baking of sponges, cakes, and biscuits, puddings like lemon meringue pie, rice dishes, and other dishes. Did you know that the leaves of a lemon tree can be used to make tea and also in the preparation of cooked meats and seafood? Thank you to Sheryl at the recipe blog the Lady Behind the Curtain for sharing this best cheesecake recipe for lemon glazed cheesecake. This is just one of the how to make a cheesecake ideas you will find on the site. Some of the recipes you will find on the site include cream cheese cheesecake, holiday, beverage recipes, pizza, main dish recipes, sandwich recipes and so much more. *

Nutrition Facts for: Lemon Glazed Cheesecke from Lady Behind the Curtain
Ingredients: Graham cracker crumbs, granulated sugar, butter, cream cheese, eggs, fresh lemon juice, grated lemon peel, vanilla extract.
* Percentages (%) are based on a 2000 calorie diet * The entire recipe has been calculated for 8 servings.* Per Serving: Calories 911, Calories from Fat 535, Total Fat 59.4g 91%, Saturated Fat 35.0g 175%, Cholesterol 273mg 91%, Sodium 702mg 29%, Potassium 174mg 5%, Carbohydrates 87.5g 29%, Dietary Fiber 1.9g 8%, Sugars 68.4g, Protein 12.4g, Vitamin A 41% · Vitamin C 15%, Calcium 9%, Iron 16%

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