Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Lemon Curd Cheesecake (Curtis Stone)

Cheesecake & lemon curd , how can I say 'NO' !!  And I don't regret even one bit after eating more than half of this cheesecake ! No kidding .. LOL   So heavenly tasty & delicious . You've got to try it out to really know what I mean ! =D 

Linking this post to Cook Like A Star, All Star Anniversary hosted by Zoe from Bake for Happy Kids together with Joyce of Kitchen Flavours & Mich from Piece Of Cake

 Lemon Curd Cheesecake
Adapted from Recipe. Coles. Com

200g plain biscuits ( I’ve used Digestive Biscuits)
125g butter – melted
500g cream cheese – softened
½ cup sugar
2 Tbsp lemon zest , plus extra for topping
2 eggs

For Lemon Curd
2 Tbsp lemon zest
¼ cup lemon juice
½ cup sugar
40g butter- chopped & softened
2 egg yolks , lightly beaten 


1)      Preheat oven to 180°C or 160°C fan. Grease a 20cm springform cake tin. Pulse biscuits in a food processer until finely chopped. Transfer to a bowl & add butter. Stir until combined. Spoon biscuit mixture into prepared cake tin and press evenly on base and sides. Cool in the fridge for at least 30 mins .

2)      In a medium-sized bowl, combine cream cheese, sugar and lemon zest with an electric mixer until smooth. Add eggs, 1 at a time, beating well after each addition, until combined. Pour mixture into tin and place on a baking tray. Bake for 25-30 mins, or until just set in the centre. ** Turn off oven and leave cheesecake in the oven with the door ajar for a couple of hours or until oven is completely cool. Chill in the fridge for 2 hrs. 

3)      For the lemon curd, combine lemon zest, juice, sugar, butter and eggs in a saucepan over low heat. Cook, stirring, for 5-10 mins, or until mixture thickens. Strain through a fine sieve onto a dinner plate or flat tray (**this helps the lemon curd cool more quickly). 

4)      Pour curd over cheesecake & spread evenly .  Making swirl wave with a fork  & chill the cheesecake  till serving . Sprinkle lemon zest over the cheesecake before serve .


  1. Lool delicious I love lemon curd!

  2. Hi Kit!

    Oh my heavens, Kit! If I had that Cheesecake in front of me I wouldn't be able to stop myself either! Just heavenly! Thank you so much for sharing, Kit...

  3. I totally agree....it sure taste heavenly delicious. I can see that you done yours looking so perfect and beautiful. In fact I love your 2nd pic lots...wish I was the one who took this slice...yum!

  4. lemon + cheese, simply irresistible!

  5. Hi Kit,
    Wow, your lemon curd cheesecake looks wonderful! I can imagine the aroma from the lemon and the silky smooth of the cheese. I like the lemon curd topping over the cheese, looks really good!
    Thanks for linking!

  6. Kit I came back again because the comment couldn't go through just now. Seeing that you ate half a cake, I can only imagine what happens if I bake this delicious cake!

  7. I can't say no either. This looks amazing!

  8. HI Kit, thanks for leaving so many messages on my Blog. This cheesecake looks super smooth. Lemon curd flavour also my favourite!

  9. This looks irresistible! I first thought it's no bake as the texture of cheesecake looks so smooth and creamy. Well done!

  10. Hi Kit, I love this cheesecake. The lemon curd look awesome. Well done,very impressive. 2 thumbs up for you.

    Have a wonderful day. Regards.

  11. Hi Kit,

    I'm happy that you like this cheesecake. I like it too... Like it even more knowing that it is a recipe by Curtis! *Faint Faint*

    All I need is an opportunity to bake :p


  12. This looks amazing, never used lemon curd with cheesecake before.

  13. Nice Post, i like this Article, Thanks for sharing this wonderful article.

  14. Thanks for sharing this wonderful post, It is awesome.

  15. Kit , one of my fave cheesecake combination ! Yours looks pretty delicious and Curtis' lemon curd is worth making , right ?! :D