Ultimate Cheesecake

  • Yield: 12 servings


1cup graham cracker crumbs
1tablespoon sugar
1teaspoon grated lemon rind
1tablespoon margarine, melted
2 (8-ounce) packages fat-free cream cheese
1 (15-ounce) container light ricotta cheese
1cup plain nonfat yogurt
1cup sugar
2large eggs
3large egg whites
3tablespoons all-purpose flour
1teaspoon vanilla extract
2cups fresh fruit such as strawberries, blueberries or kiwi


  1. Preheat oven to 325F.
  2. In the bottom of a 9-inch springform pan, mix together the graham cracker crumbs, sugar, lemon rind and melted margarine. Press mixture along the bottom and sides of pan. In a mixing bowl beat together the cream cheese, ricotta, yogurt and sugar until smooth. Gradually add eggs and egg whites, beating well. Add the flour and vanilla.  Pour into the crust and bake for 1 hour. Turn oven off and leave in oven with door ajar for 1 hour. Refrigerate cheesecake until well chilled. Serve with fresh fruit.

Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Calories 245
  • Fat 6g
  • Saturated Fat 3g
  • Cholesterol 50mg
  • Sodium 360mg
  • Carbohydrate 35g
  • Fiber 1g
  • Protein 13g