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Instant Pot Lemon Cheesecake

Instant Pot Lemon Cheesecake Recipe

This delicious Instant Pot Lemon Cheesecake is going to be one of your favorite dessert. Rich and creamy, topped with lemon curd and whipped cream, this is a sweet and tangy dessert that everyone will love.

Instant Pot Lemon Cheesecake Recipe

When it comes to lemon desserts, I am not sure if there is anything better than lemon cheesecake. This decadent creamy lemon cheesecake is perfection. To make this recipe even better, it is made in the Instant Pot. I don’t know if there is an easier way to make a cheesecake than in the Instant Pot.It comes out perfect and since you add the water to the Instant Pot anyway, there is no complicated water bath.

Where Can I Find Lemon Curd?

When you are looking for lemon curd at the grocery store, you will often find it in the baking aisle with the other pie fillings. There are also a lot of recipes for homemade lemon curd online and on Pinterest.

Instant Pot Lemon Cheesecake Recipe

Can I Make This a Keto Lemon Cheesecake?

It is actually very easy to turn this into a keto lemon cheesecake. Switch the traditional crust to an almond crust. Next, replace the sugar with Swerve or another sugar substitute and make your own lemon curd so that it is not sugar heavy like traditional lemon curd recipes.

How To Remove a Cheesecake From Instant Pot

The best way to remove a cheesecake from the Instant Pot is to make a foil sling before you put it in the Instant Pot. Using aluminum foil create a sling that you lay down on top of the trivet. Then once the cheesecake is done cooking, lift the foil and it brings the cheesecake pan to the top of the Instant Pot. This is the best way to take the cheesecake out of the pot.

Instant Pot Lemon Cheesecake Recipe

Ingredients for Lemon Curd Cheesecake

  • Graham cracker crumbs
  • Sugar
  • Unsalted butter
  • Cream cheese
  • Sugar
  • Sour cream
  • Lemon juice
  • Lemon zest
  • Pure vanilla extract
  • Eggs, room temperature

How to Make Lemon Cheesecake Recipe

Crust Directions:

Line a 8inch round springform pan with parchment paper and spray with pam baking spray

Using a large mixing bowl, mix together the graham cracker crumbs, sugar and melted butter until combined

Press the graham cracker mixture into the springform pan and place into the freezer until ready for use

Lemon Cheesecake:

Using a large mixing bowl, beat the cream cheese and sugar until combined and smooth

Beat in the sour cream, lemon juice, lemon zest and vanilla extract until combined

Beat in the eggs, one at a time until combined after each egg

cheesecake batter in springform pan

Remove the springform pan from the freezer and wrap the bottom with foil

Pour the cheesecake mixture into the crust and cover with foil

Pour 1 C of water into the pot and place a trivet inside

Place the cheesecake onto the trivet and place the lid on, locking in place

Press the cook/manual high pressure button and set the timer for 35 minutes

When the timer beeps, turn off and allow for a natural release for 15 minutes

Remove the lid and dab away any moisture on the foil

Remove cheesecake from the pot and place onto a wire rack and allow to cool completely

Instant Pot Lemon Cheesecake Recipe

Place into the fridge overnight

Top with Lemon Curd and fresh homemade whipped cream

Instant Pot Lemon Cheesecake Recipe

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Instant Pot Lemon Cheesecake Recipe

Instant Pot Lemon Cheesecake

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 35 minutes
Total Time: 50 minutes

This delicious Instant Pot Lemon Cheesecake is going to be one of your favorite dessert. Rich and creamy, topped with lemon curd and whipped cream, this is a sweet and tangy dessert that everyone will love.

Ingredients

Crust:

  • 1 C graham cracker crumbs
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • 3 tbsp unsalted butter, melted

Lemon Cheesecake:

  • 2 - 8oz cream cheese, softened
  • ½ C sugar
  • ¼ C sour cream
  • ¼ C lemon juice
  • 1 tsp lemon zest
  • ½ tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 2 large eggs, room temperature

Instructions

Crust Directions:

  1. Line a 8inch round springform pan with parchment paper and spray with pam baking spray
  2. Using a large mixing bowl, mix together the graham cracker crumbs, sugar and melted butter until combined
  3. Press the graham cracker mixture into the springform pan and place into the freezer until ready for use

Lemon Cheesecake:

  1. Using a large mixing bowl, beat the cream cheese and sugar until combined and smooth
  2. Beat in the sour cream, lemon juice, lemon zest and vanilla extract until combined
  3. Beat in the eggs, one at a time until combined after each egg
  4. Remove the springform pan from the freezer and wrap the bottom with foil
  5. Pour the cheesecake mixture into the crust and cover with foil
  6. Pour 1 C of water into the pot and place a trivet inside
  7. Place the cheesecake onto the trivet and place the lid on, locking in place
  8. Press the cook/manual high pressure button and set the timer for 35 minutes
  9. When the timer beeps, turn off and allow for a natural release for 15 minutes
  10. Remove the lid and dab away any moisture on the foil
  11. Remove cheesecake from the pot and place onto a wire rack and allow to cool completely
  12. Place into the fridge overnight
  13. Top with Lemon Curd and fresh homemade whipped cream

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