?This post is sponsored by Wholesome!? but all opinions are my own.?
As soon as spring rolls around, I am always looking for new fresh and delicious desserts. I have been craving lemon lately, so it seemed only natural to make a lemon cheesecake! This cheesecake is so smooth with the perfect hint of lemon! I sweetened it with Wholesome!® Organic Blue Agave Sweetener, which has a low glycemic index so you get plenty of natural sweetness without the blood sugar spike!
Wholesome!® Organic Blue Agave Sweetener is a natural low glycemic sweetener that is perfect for sweetening beverages, oatmeal, pancakes, waffles, yogurt, cereal, smoothies or wherever else you use sugar! You can simply substitute 3/4 of a cup agave for 1 cup refined sugar. You can find more tips and recipes using Wholesome!® Organic Blue Agave Sweetener, here!
Easy Lemon Cheesecake Recipe with Wholesome!
- 1 cup graham cracker crumbs
- 2 Tablespoons brown sugar
- 2 Tablespoons unsalted butter melted
- 2 (8 ounce) packages cream cheese
- ½ cup Wholesome!® Organic Blue Agave Sweetener
- ½ cup sour cream
- 3 eggs lightly beaten
- 2 Tablespoons lemon juice
- 1 teaspoon grated lemon zest
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.
- Spray an 8-inch springform pan with nonstick cooking spray.
- Combine graham cracker crumbs, brown sugar, and melted butter and press mixture into bottom of pan.
- Bake 7-10 minutes, or until golden brown.
- Keep the oven at 400 degrees F.
- In a medium bowl combine cream cheese and agave until smooth.
- Blend in sour cream.
- Stir in beaten eggs, one third at a time.
- Stir in lemon juice, zest, and vanilla until well combined.
- Pour into baked crust and place in oven. Immediately turn heat down to 300 degrees F and bake for one hour or until cake begins to rise on the sides.
- Turn oven off. Open oven door and let cake sit in oven for another 30 minutes.
- Let cool and serve.
My sister, Lauren, made the most amazing Dark Chocolate Sorbet with Wholesome!® Organic Blue Agave Sweetener a few weeks ago, and I have been obsessed ever since! I love it on my oatmeal and even tried it in cookies! Wholesome!® has an entire line of sweeteners that are all non-GMO and completely organic. I was honestly shocked how easy it has been to switch out processed sugar for Wholesome!® Organic Blue Agave Sweetener in all my favorite recipes!
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