Classic Cheesecake

Cheesecake
Cheesecake

Classic Cheesecake

Recipes   Sweets     Gluten Free     The Classics    

Ingredients

Crust
  • 3 cups graham crackers, finely ground
  • ½ tsp cinnamon 
  • 1 Stick unsalted butter, melted
Filling
  • 1 pound cream cheese, softened 
  • 3 eggs 
  • 1 cup Swerve, Confectioners  
  • 1 pint sour cream 
  • 1 lemon, zested (optional) 
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
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Instructions

Crust
  1. In a medium mixing bowl, combine the ingredients with a fork until evenly moistened. 
  2. Coat the bottom and sides of an 8-in springform pan with butter.
  3. Pour the mixture into the pan and smooth over the sides and bottom. Using the bottom of a smooth glass, press the crumbs into the bottom and sides of the pan. Refrigerate for at least 5 minutes.
Filling
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. With an electric mixer on low speed, beat the cream cheese for 1 minute until smooth.
  3. Add the eggs (one at a time), and continue to beat on low until well combined. Gradually add Swerve Confectioners, and beat until creamy for 1-2 minutes. Scrape down side of bowl as necessary. Add sour cream, lemon zest & vanilla, and mix until combined. 
  4. Pour filling into crust and smooth top with spatula. Set the cheesecake pan on top of a large piece of foil and fold the sides up around pan. Place cake pan into a large roasting pan. Pour boiling water into the roasting pan until water is halfway up the cheesecake pan.
  5. Bake for 45 minutes. The cheesecake should still slightly jiggle when you remove from oven. 
  6. Let cool in pan for 30 minutes. Cover and let chill in fridge for 4 hours. 
  7. Remove from springform pan, slice and enjoy!

*Note: This cheesecake is delicious with a Strawberry Topping!

Makes 12 servings. 

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1 slice

Servings 12

Calories 390
Total Fat 31g
Total Saturated Fat 18g
Cholesterol 130mg
Sodium 290mg
Total Carbs 33g
Dietary Fiber 1g
Sugars 10g
Swerve 13g
Protein 7g
Net Carbs: 19g

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