Becky has spent her entire career cooking and baking, which are also her favorite hobbies outside of work. For her, time spent in the kitchen not only relieves stress, but is lots of fun as well. Becky’s love for baking began as a child, standing on a chair next her mom, adding ingredients and mixing up dough.
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This key lime cheesecake recipe echos a favorite Florida dessert.
Stir together all crust ingredients in bowl. Press onto bottom of ungreased 9-inch springform pan. Set aside.
Combine lime juice and water in 2-quart saucepan; sprinkle with gelatin. Let stand 5 minutes to soften. Add sugar, eggs and lime zest. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, 7-8 minutes or until mixture just comes to a boil. Set aside.
Combine butter and cream cheese in bowl. Beat at medium speed, gradually adding hot lime mixture and scraping bowl often, until well mixed. Refrigerate, stirring occasionally, 45 minutes or until cool.
Beat 1/2 cup whipping cream in chilled bowl at high speed, scraping bowl often, until stiff peaks form. Gently stir into lime mixture. Pour into prepared crust. Cover; refrigerate 3-4 hours or until firm.
Loosen sides of cheesecake from pan by running knife around inside of pan. Garnish top of cheesecake with whipped cream and lime slices, if desired. Store refrigerated.
Dietary Fiber: 0g
I made this cheesecake for dessert for Easter dinner. It was wonderful and got rave reviews from all my guests! I will definitely make this again.
Very good. I put them in mini cheesecake pans and added a couple drops of green food coloring to the geletin mixture. They set up right away and looked very impressive on my buffet table.
Outstanding flavor, creamy texture. A hit at our house.
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