German Lemon Cake

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 12
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 296.9
  • Total Fat: 21.5 g
  • Cholesterol: 61.7 mg
  • Sodium: 186.0 mg
  • Total Carbs: 22.6 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.3 g
  • Protein: 4.6 g

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This is a very easy recipe we make in Germany, and, it is not baked....just refrigerated! This is a very easy recipe we make in Germany, and, it is not baked....just refrigerated!
Number of Servings: 12


    1 2/3 ( 150g) C. Graham Crackers, crushed
    1/2 C. (125g) Butter, unsalted
    2 x 8oz. pkg. (400g) Philadelphia Cream Cheese
    14 oz. (400g) plain, whole milk Yogurt
    Juice and Zest from one lemon
    6 leaves of gelatin or 1 1/2 tbs. granulated gelatin
    2/3 C. (125g) Sugar


1. Mix graham cracker crumbs with butter and press into a greased 10" springform pan.
2. Blend together cream cheese, yogurt and lemon zest.
3. If using gelatin leaves, place leaves in cold water for 5 min. and lightly press out water.
4. Add water to lemon juice to total volume of 5 fl. oz.. and warm with gelatin and sugar until the gelatin has completely dissolved.
5. Stir 2 tbs. cream cheese mixture into gelatin and then mix with the remaining cream cheese mixture.
6. Fill the spring form pan with cream mixture and place in refrigerator for at least 4 hours.

Makes 12 servings.

Number of Servings: 12

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user SCALAR51.

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