Lemon Cheesecake

No Bake

A simple, easy to make lemon cheesecake recipe.

Rich, creamy, and extra lemon-y! This No Bake Lemon Cheesecake with Lemon Curd is the perfect treat for summertime.

Prep Time 25 mins

Serves 12


Granulated Sugar Egg Yolks Lemon Juice Lemon Zest Salted Butter Graham Crackers Heavy Cream Cream Cheese Sour Cream Vanilla Extract


Whisk together sugar, egg yolks, and lemon juice. Place over a pot of simmering water. Cook, stirring constantly, until custard thickens.


Strain through a mesh strainer. Stir in lemon zest and butter. Set aside.


Place graham cracker in the bowl of a food processor. Process to fine crumbs. Add sugar and melted butter. Pulse until blended.


Press into bottom of 9-inch a lined springform pan. Set aside.


In a medium bowl, beat cream to medium stiff peaks. Set aside.


With an electric mixer, beat cream cheese and sour cream. Add sugar and lemon zest. Beat until light and fluffy.


Mix in lemon juice and vanilla. Fold in whipped cream. Spoon and level over prepared crust. Top with curd. Refrigerate overnight, or until set.

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