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Lemon Cheesecake Cake

Course: Cheesecake, Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: gluten free low carb recipes, lemon cake
Prep Time: 25 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour 40 minutes
Chilling: 4 hours
Total Time: 2 hours 5 minutes
Servings: 8 Slice
Calories: 175kcal
Author: Angela Coleby
Lemon sponges with a cheesecake filling
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Cheesecake Filling

  • 8 oz Cream cheese softened
  • ¼ cup Erythritol
  • 1 medium Egg
  • ¼ cup Whipping cream or heavy cream
  • 1 tablespoon Vanilla extract




  • Pre-heat the oven to 180C/350F degrees.
  • Grease and line the cake tin with parchment paper. It must be the same tin that you will use for the cake too.
  • In a bowl beat the cream cheese until smooth.
  • Add the egg and mix thoroughly.
  • Add the erythritol, cream and vanilla and blend well.
  • Pour into the cake tin (or tins) and spread evenly.
  • Bake for 1 hour
  • Remove from the oven and allow to cool.
  • Once cool, remove the cheesecake from the tin, wrap in foil or parchment paper and place in the freezer for at least 4 hours, but ideally overnight.


  • Preheat the oven to 180C/350F degrees.
  • Grease and line a cake tin (or tins) with parchment paper.    
  • Beat the egg yolks with the erythritol until combined.
  • Add the coconut flour, lemon juice, lemon rind and baking powder. Mix thoroughly.
  • In another bowl, whisk the egg whites until stiff and firm.
  • Gently fold the egg whites into the cake mixture and combine well.
  • Spoon the cake mixture into the cake tin evenly.
  • Bake for 20 minutes until the sponge is firm.
  • Remove from the oven and allow to cool.
  • Slice in half (if you are using just the one tin)


  • Remove the frozen cheesecake filling from the freezer.
  • Put one sponge on a plate and place the frozen cheesecake on top.
  • Place the other sponge on top.
  • Decorate as you desire.    Slice and enjoy!


Makes 8 servings
Nutritional Info per serving: 175 Calories, 13g Fat, 8g Protein, 6g Total Carbs, 3g Fibre, 3g Net Carbs
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Serving: 1slice | Calories: 175kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 13g | Fiber: 3g