Diabetic Cheesecake Recipe – Yum!
Who doesn’t love a good cheesecake! If you are like me and love my desserts, it’s all good news with this diabetic cheesecake recipe! As long as you are following a well planned diabetes 11 diet, then it’s OK to indulge in a little cheesecake every so often. Having diabetes, doesn’t mean we have to deprive ourselves of the things we love in life! I made this a little while back for a dinner party I was hosting. What a hit! My friends were so surprised at the taste and texture of this dessert, they all wanted the recipe to make it again for themselves!
Diabetic Lemon Cheesecake
1 cup graham cracker crumbs
2 tablespoon light margarine, melted
Combine cracker crumbs and margarine; press into bottom of an ungreased 9 inch spring form pan. Set aside.
3 (8 ounce) packages low fat cream cheese, softened
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1/4 cup granulated sugar
3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
3/4 cup egg substitute
1 (8 ounce) carton sugar-free, fat-free lemon yogurt
Assorted fresh berries, optional.
Now – Put it all together!
Beat cream cheese, flour and sugar until light and fluffy. Gradually add lemon juice and egg substitute. Beat well. Fold in yogurt. Pour into crust. Cover loosely with foil.
Bake at 350ºF. for 60-70 min. or until center is almost set.
Cool to room temperature. Refrigerate. Garnish with berries if desired.
- Calories: 178,
- Sodium: 330 mg,
- Cholesterol: 25 mg,
- Carbohydrate: 16 gm,
- Protein: 7 gm,
- Fat: 10 gm
The one main thing to remember about being a diabetic is how to properly manage and take care of yourself by watching your consumption of carbohydrates, fats and of course, sugars. With this diabetic cheesecake recipe it allows you to use tasty substitutes that really do taste just as good as the ‘full fat’ ones. Just always remember, with a correct diet and regular exercise, now-a-days the variety of food available for diabetics is huge. So why not treat yourself to a good delicious cheesecake every now and then with our lemon diabetic cheesecake recipe!