RLB Lemon Almond Cheesecake

As my daughter might say, so much creamy. If you like light AND creamy cheesecake, this is the cake for you! I’ve had light ricotta-based cheesecakes, but they tend to the crumbly. And I’ve had super creamy cheesecakes, but they’re usually also dense. This mixture of eggs, cream cheese, lots of sour cream and a bit of ground almonds transmutes into a rich concoction that’s almost puddinglike, but somehow even softer, and definitely richer.

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Here is one of the reasons it tasted so rich.

creamed cream cheese egg yolks into cream cheese yolks & c cheese & beaters

And here are some more, as the egg yolks are beaten into cream cheese and sugar, with plenty of sour cream. After the cake was baked and chilled, I made lemon curd, and spread it on top.

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The cake went to a New Year’s Eve party, where it was a hit.

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