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Raspberry Cheesecake

Time:
5 Hours
Difficulty:
Medium
Serves:
16 People
A slice of raspberry cheesecake.

Ingredients

Crust
1 cup graham cracker crumbs
1 Tbsp cocoa powder
1 Tbsp water
1 Tbsp cane sugar

Filling
2 1/2 cups light cream cheese
1/2 cup cane sugar
1 lg egg
4 egg whites
1/2 tsp pure vanilla extract
1 tsp minced lemon zest
1/4 cup raspberry puree

Topping
2 cups fresh raspberries
1/2 cup Raspberry Puree

Tip: To make Raspberry Puree, place 3/4 cup raspberries and 2 tablespoons cane sugar in a blender container and puree until smooth.

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 325F. Lightly coat a 10-inch springform pan with canola oil spray.

  2. Place graham cracker crumbs in a food processor with cocoa powder, water and sugar. Pulse until crumbs are moist but still crumbly. Press crumbs into bottom of prepared pan to form a crust.

  3. In a large bowl, cream the cream cheese and sugar together until well combined. Add egg and egg whites and continue mixing. Add vanilla extract, lemon zest and raspberry puree and mix until combined. Pour filling into crust. Bake in a water bath for 30 to 40 minutes, or until center of cheesecake is firm. Cool in refrigerator for at least 4 hours before serving.

  4. In a medium bowl, mix together raspberries and raspberry puree.

  5. Top each slice of cheesecake with 2 tablespoons topping.

Nutrition

Calories 155
Protein 6g
Sodium 236mg
Carbohydrates 18g
Fat 7g
Fiber 3g
Cholesterol 34mg
Servings 16