- Servings Per Recipe: 8
- Amount Per Serving
- Calories: 213.0
- Total Fat: 7.7 g
- Cholesterol: 112.5 mg
- Sodium: 210.6 mg
- Total Carbs: 22.1 g
- Dietary Fiber: 0.1 g
- Protein: 16.2 g
Cheesecake made from Yogurt CheeseSubmitted by: TAZMOMSGOL
IntroductionThis takes longer than most recipes because you make the yogurt cheese first. This takes longer than most recipes because you make the yogurt cheese first.
8 cups plain lowfat yogurt made into yogurt cheese
3/4 to 1 1/2 c sweetener
4 large eggs
zest of 1 lemon or 1/2 orange, minced (optional)
2 T heavy cream
1 t vanilla extract
Of course, the calories will increase if you use sugar as your sweetener.
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Butter a springform pan or 8 - 9" round cake pan or pie plate.
Mix well w/mixer: yogurt cheese made from 8 c plain or flavored (not fruity) yogurt.
Add & mix well: 3/4 to 1 1/2 c sweetener (start w/smaller amt and taste before adding eggs), 4 large eggs, zest of 1 lemon or 1/2 orange, minced (optional), 2 T heavy cream, 1 t vanilla extract.
Pour into pan sprayed w/oil and smooth top. Bake 10 minutes. Lower oven temp. to 275 & bake about 1 hour. Turn oven off and leave cheesecake in oven till oven is cool.
Refrigerate overnight. Cut into 8 equal slices. Can be frozen in individual portions. Leave a portion in the fridge in the morning and it is ready to serve in the evening. Top w/1 T jam, optional.