Sunday, May 06, 2007

Lemon Cheesecake

lemon cheesecake
Crust Time: 7 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Cool Time: 30 minutes
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 2 hours (1 hour with oven off)
Curd Time: 15 minutes
Cool Time: 6 hours

Grade: A+

Make Again: Yes

Recipe Source: Baking Illustrated

Recipe Source: Cook's Illustrated (May 2003)

Some of the above can happen at the same time. The work time is between 30 and 45 minutes. That is probably slightly longer than most cheesecakes, but it includes a lemon curd for the top of the cheeecake. Most of the time is baking and cooling.

This is a very nice cheesecake. I made it in a 7" spring form pan, which works well with a half recipe.

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