Sunday, June 07, 2015

Lemon Tiramisu Cheesecake

2 packages of lady fingers 
2 packages (8 ounces each) cream cheese, softened 
1/2 cup sugar 
1/2 cup sour cream 
2 eggs, lightly beaten 
1 cup whipped topping
rind of one small lemon
juice of one small lemon
2 tbsp sugar

  1. Preheat oven to 325°. Layer one package of lady fingers in a greased 6x9-in. deep baking dish. 
  2. In a small bowl, zest a small lemon and put aside. Squeeze juice into another bowl and add the 2 tbsp sugar and mix well. Brush 2 tablespoons of mixture over wafers.
  3. In a large bowl, beat cream cheese and sugar until smooth. Beat in sour cream. Add eggs; beat on low speed just until blended. Remove half of the filling 
  4.  Spread over lady fingers.
  5. Layer remaining lady fingers over top; brush with remaining lemon/sugar juice. 
  6. Spread with remaining filling.
  7. Bake 40-45 minutes or until center is almost set. 
  8. Cool on a wire rack 10 minutes. 
  9. Loosen sides from dish with a knife. Cool 1 hour longer.  covering with whipped topping when completely cooled. 
  10. Sprinkle with coconut (optional)