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Wake - Up - Smell Coffee Cheesecake


Love this lower-fat cheesecake. It well satisfied my cheesecake cravings but without giving me too much guilt afterwards. LOL.













Trans-fat Free, Low Sodium


1 ½ cups graham cracker crumbs
1 tablespoon sugar
1 each egg whites
cup sugar
cup all-purpose flour
1 tablespoon cornstarch
1 ½ cups cottage cheese (low-fat 1%)
8 ounces cream cheese (reduced-fat)
1 each eggs
2 each egg whites
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
½ cup milk, skim
2 tablespoons instant coffee
cup sour cream, light
3 each egg whites
at room temperature
4 tablespoons sugar


Preheat oven to 375℉ (190℃).

Combine graham crumbs and sugar in a small bowl.

Add egg white and mix well.

Press onto bottom of 9-inch springform pan that has been sprayed with non-stick spray.

Bake just until edges feel firm and dry, about 8 minutes.

Let cool.

Reduce oven temperature to 300℉ (150℃)

Combine first amount sugar, flour, and cornstarch in a small bowl.

Set aside.

Process cottage cheese in a blender until smooth.

Transfer to a large bowl.

Add cream cheese, egg, and first amount egg whites.

Beat with an electric mixer on high speed until smooth, about 3 minutes.

Gradually add flour mixture and beat until well blended.

Add vanilla and beat again.

Mix coffee granules with skim milk until dissolved.

Add to cheese mixture along with sour cream.

Beat until smooth.

In separate bowl, beat second amount egg whites with a mixer at high speed until soft peaks form.

Add second amount sugar, 1 tablespoon at a time, beating at high speed until stiff peaks form.

Fold egg white mixture into cheese mixture.

Pour batter into prepared crust.

Bake for 1 hour and 10 minutes, or until almost set.

Turn oven off. Leave cake in oven for 1 hour.

Cool completely. Cover and refrigerate for 8 hours or overnight.

Run knife along edges of cake before removing sides of pan.

Makes 16 servings.


* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 67g (2.4 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 17727% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 5g 8%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 31mg 10%
Sodium 99mg 4%
Total Carbohydrate 8g 8%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Sugars g
Protein 14g
Vitamin A 4% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 6% Iron 4%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?


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