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Lemon Mousse Cheesecake

Lemon Mousse Cheesecake

Mousse-like cheesecake with a soft, creamy filling and kick of lemon flavor.

The water bath tempers the heat, creating the soft, creamy consistency. If you skip the water bath, the cheesecake will have a firmer, more traditional cheesecake texture.

Serves: 20 Save

Ingredients (9)

Crust

  • 5 T Butter
  • 40 Vanilla Wafers
  • or 8 Graham Cracker Sheets
  • ¼ cup Sugar

Filling

  • 24 oz Cream Cheese
  • 1⅓ cup Sugar
  • ⅓ cup All Purpose Flour
  • 4 Eggs
  • 4 Lemons
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Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 325F.
  2. To prepare crust, combine all ingredients. Stir well and press into a 10-inch springform pan.
  3. Combine cream cheese and 1 cup sugar; beat until fluffy, about 5 minutes. Add flour, egg yolks, lemon rind and juice; beat until smooth. Beat egg whites until soft peaks form. Add remaining 1/3 cup sugar; beat until stiff peaks form. Fold into lemon batter. Pour batter into crust. Place pan in a large baking pan. Add water to baking pan to a depth of 1 inch. Bake about 55 minutes, until cake is set but still jiggly in the center. Cover and chill at least 4 hours.