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Lemon Meringue Cheesecake

Lemon Meringue Cheesecake is a delicious dessert that combines the flavors of tangy lemon curd, rich cheesecake, and fluffy meringue topping. It is a unique twist on the classic lemon meringue pie, where the traditional pie crust is replaced with a creamy cheesecake layer, making it more decadent and indulgent.

Ingredients

For the crust:

  • 2 cups graham cracker crumbs
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, melted

For the cheesecake filling:

  • 24 ounces cream cheese, at room temperature
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 3 large eggs, at room temperature
  • 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons lemon zest
  • 1/2 cup sour cream, at room temperature

For the lemon curd:

  • 3 large eggs
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 6 tablespoons unsalted butter, at room temperature
  • 1 tablespoon lemon zest

For the meringue:

  • 4 large egg whites, at room temperature
  • 1/4 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar

How To Make Lemon Meringue Cheesecake

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