Margarita Cheesecake

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Creamy, smooth and rich cheesecake.

Yield

16

servings

Prep

15

min

Cook

1

hrs

Ready

1

hrs

Trans-fat Free
 
Metric measurements

Ingredients

Crust
cups graham cracker crumbs *
¼cup butterVideo unsalted, melted
Filling
24ounces neufchatel cheese room temperature
cups sour cream, light
¾cup sugarVideo plus 2 tbsp
tablespoons Triple Sec *
tablespoons tequila
tablespoons lime juice
4large eggsVideo
Topping
¾cup sour cream, light
1tablespoon lime juice
1tablespoon sugarVideo
1x lime slices*
1x lime zest *
* not incl. in nutrient facts

Directions

FOR CRUST:

Position rack in center of oven and preheat to 350℉ (180℃).

Spray 9-inch springform pan with 2 ¾ inch-high sides with vegetable oil spray.

Mix graham cracker crumbs and butter in medium bowl until blended.

Press crumbs over bottom and 1 inch up sides of prepared pan.

Refrigerate crust.

FOR FILLING:

Using electric mixer, beat cheese in large bowl until fluffy.

Beat in sour cream, then sugar, triple sec, tequila and lime juice.

Beat in eggs.

Pour filling into crust.

Bake until outside 2 inches are set and center moves only slightly when pan is shaken, about 50 minutes.

Remove from oven ; turn off oven .

FOR TOPPING:

Whisk sour cream, lime juice and sugar in small bowl to blend.

Spread evenly over cheesecake.

Return cheesecake to hot oven .

Let stand 45 minutes or less (Cheesecake will look very soft, but will set up when chilled.)

Refrigerate cake until well chilled, up to 1 day.

Run knife around pan sides.

Remove pan sides.

Place cake on platter.

Arrange lime half-slices and peel around top edge of cheesecake.

First published: last updated: 2015-01-20

4 stars - based on 2 ratings, best: 5, worst: 0, reviews: 1

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about 3 years

Looks so pretty. It must be very smooth and creamy. This is the kind of cheesecake that I will indulge in and ask for a second slice for sure. Thanks for the nice picture.

Critter Mom
Playa Del Rey, United States
 about 3 years ago

Oh, I bet this is fabulous! It looks really (!!!) good!

 

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 105g (3.7 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 24964% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 18g 27%
Saturated Fat 11g 54%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 104mg 35%
Sodium 232mg 10%
Total Carbohydrate 5g 5%
Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
Sugars g
Protein 14g
Vitamin A 15% Vitamin C 2%
Calcium 7% Iron 3%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?
 
 
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