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American Lemon Cheesecake Recipe

American Lemon Cheesecake is a popular American Dessert
Author :
On :
Thursday, 17 April, 2014
Category :
Festive Recipe
Course :
Dessert Recipe
Cuisine :
American Recipe
Technique :
Chilled or Frozen Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 2
Rated 4 based on 100 votes


  • 1.5 cups - digestive biscuit crumbs
  • 2 tbsp - butter, melted
  • 1 packet - Cream cheese
  • 1 can - Cream
  • 1 can - evaporated Milk
  • 1 cup - granulated Sugar
  • 4 tbsp - Lemon juice
  • 1 sachet - gelatin
  • 1/2 cup - hot water
  • For the topping:
  • 1/2 cup - hot water
  • 1 sachet - gelatin
  • A few drops green food coloring
  • Whipped Cream
  • Glace Cherries (optional)
  • How to Make American Lemon Cheesecake:

    1. For the biscuit base, add the melted butter to the digestive biscuit crumbs and mix well with fingertips.
    2. Press this mix into a spring bottom 8 inch pan.
    3. Beat the cream cheese and sugar with an electric beater till creamy and smooth.
    4. Add gelatine to the hot water and mix.
    5. Add the cream, evaporated milk and gelatine solution and beat on low speed for 1-2 minutes.
    6. Lastly, add the lemon juice and mix well.
    7. Pour this mixture on top of the biscuit base and set in the freezer for 30 minutes.
    8. For the topping: melt the gelatine in hot water and add green colouring.
    9. After the cheesecake has set, pour this mix on top to give a glazed effect.
    10. Decorate with whipped cream in swirls and top with glace cherries.


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