Saturday, September 22, 2012

Margarita Lime Cheesecake


4 eggs
1 3/4 cups white sugar
1 tablespoon finely grated lime zest
2-1/2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
1 tablespoon orange juice
3 tablespoons tequila
1 tablespoon triple sec
2- 8oz packages cream cheese, room temperature
1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
1 oil sprayed spring form pan
aluminum foil
water

Crust:
1 package lorna doone cookies finely crushed
3 tablespoons butter melted
Mix together and press into a lightly sprayed spring form pan. Wrap the pan on the sides and bottom with aluminum foil. Set inside 1/4 inch of water in a large roaster pan laying completely flat.
Filling:
In a large electric mixer beat eggs, sugar will light. Add softened cream cheese. Whip still smooth around 5 minutes. Add all the flavorings and mix well.
Pour into the springform pan. Bake at 350 degree preheated oven for around 1 hour or till the middle is set.

12 comments:

Zane and Van said...

Simple and delicate - just the way we also like it! Thanks for sharing this margarita lime cheesecake recipe ;)

Simona said...

It's wonderful! I would like to try to make a cheesecake!!!

Pretend Chef said...

Great recipe!

Kathy said...

This looks so light and airy…I would love to have a piece right now with my tea! Margarita and tea….OK!

Roz said...

This would be a perfectly delicious ending to a Mexican dinner! My husband would go nuts over this cheesecake, Claudia!

XOXO,
Roz

Lizzy Do said...

Oh, I'm swooning! I love key lime desserts and yours is just perfect! Bill loves lemon desserts, but not limes, so I'll have to try this out on my girlfriends :)

Lizzy Do said...

Ooops, not key lime...but I still love it :)

Greg said...

Did you put salt on the rim of the plate? :-)

Catherine said...

Dear Claudia, That is a beautiful looking and sounding cheesecake. Oh, it would be perfect for dessert. Blessings dear. Catherine xo

Elisabeth said...

I'm simply drooling over your Margarita cheesecake. So light, creamy and the Lorna Doone cookies are so perfect for the crust!
xo

Adam said...

looks great

Angie's Recipes said...

What a gorgeous cheesecake!