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Low-Fat Lemon Cheesecake

Low-Fat Lemon Cheesecake

This here was developed cause I love cheesecake but I'm the only one in my house who does. So now I don't feel as guilty when I eat the whole thing.

Not many people think low-fat when it comes to Shavuot, but this Low-Fat Lemon Cheesecake will change your mind. With 10 servings per recipe and only 196 calories per serving this cheesecake has the delicious taste of tart lemon and a great creamy texture.

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  • 10Servings


  • 3 (8-ounce) packages light cream cheese
  • 1 cup light sour cream
  • 1½ cups sugar substitute, such as Splenda
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 large lemon, zest and juice
  • 1 tablespoon pure vanilla extract
  • Pinch kosher salt
  • 1 cup light whipped cream topping
  • 1 to 2 lemons for garnish


Preheat oven to 325°F. Spray a 9-inch springform pan with cooking spray and set aside.

1. In the bowl of an electric mixer, cream together cream cheese and sour cream until smooth, about 2 minutes. 

2. Gradually add sugar substitute and mix well. Add eggs, one at a time, beating until each is fully incorporated. Add lemon zest, juice, vanilla extract, and salt and mix until just combined. 

3. Pour into prepared pan and bake 1 hour to 1 hour 15 minutes or until center is almost set but still slightly jiggly. 

4. Let cool completely. Transfer to refrigerator and let set overnight.

5. Serve slices with a dollop of whipped topping and additional lemon zest.