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Lemon Cheesecake Bombs

Lemon Cheesecake Bomb

Lemon Cheesecake Bombs are individually sized sweet and tart desserts that melt in your mouth. Perfect for a warm summer evening.

Lemon Cheesecake Bomb inside

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Lemon Cheesecake Bombs Recipe

Lemon Cheesecake Bomb

Lemon Cheesecake Bombs

Yield: 10 servings
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Freeze Time: 4 hours
Total Time: 4 hours 10 minutes

Lemon Cheesecake Bombs are individually sized sweet and tart desserts that melt in your mouth. Perfect for a warm summer evening.


Graham Cracker Crust

  • 5 ½ oz. (1 packet) graham crackers, crushed
  • 6 tbsp. butter, melted
  • ¼ cup sugar

Lemon Cheesecake

  • 8 oz. Cream Cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar, divided
  • 1/3 cup fresh squeezed lemon juice
  • 1/2 tbsp. lemon zest
  • 1 cup whipping cream

Lemon Curd

  • ¾ cup sugar
  • 1 tbsp. grated lemon rind
  • 2 large eggs
  • ⅔ cup fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp. butter


Graham Cracker Crust

  1. Crush graham crackers in food processor. Add sugar and melted butter and pulse until completely combined
  2. Firmly press crumb mixture evenly in the bottom and up the sides of a 9x9 inch square baking pan
  3. Using a circle cutter that is the same size as your silicone mold, cut circles into the cracker mixture before baking. Do not remove from the pan
  4. Bake crust at 350 degrees for 8 minutes

Lemon Curd

  1. Combine first 3 ingredients in a saucepan over medium heat, stirring with a wire whisk.
  2. Cook until sugar dissolves and mixture is light in color (about 3 minutes).
  3. Stir in lemon juice and butter; cook 4 minutes or until mixture thinly coats the back of a spoon, stirring constantly with whisk.
  4. Cool. Cover and chill (mixture will thicken as it cools).

Lemon Cheesecake

  1. Combine cream cheese, 1/4 cup powdered sugar, lemon juice and lemon zest in a bowl and mix until well combined and creamy.
  2. In a separate bowl, whip the whipping cream until it starts to get stiff, add the remaining 1/4 cup powdered sugar and whip until stiff.
  3. Fold the whipped cream into the cream cheese mixture.
  4. Spoon the cheesecake mixture into the silicone mold, about 2/3 full.
  5. Place a frozen lemon curd sphere into the middle of the cheesecake and press down slightly.
  6. If needed add more cheesecake mixture to completely cover the lemon curd, but do not overflow the mold.
  7. Place into the freezer and freeze until firm, about four hours.
  8. When ready to serve: Carefully remove one circle of graham cracker crust and place on a plate.
  9. Remove the cheesecake from the silicone mold and place on top of the graham cracker.
  10. Allow the cheesecake to thaw 30 minutes before serving.
  11. Tip: I recommend waiting to add the graham cracker crust to the cheesecake until just before serving so it remains crisp.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 10 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 372Total Fat: 27gSaturated Fat: 16gTrans Fat: 1gUnsaturated Fat: 9gCholesterol: 111mgSodium: 181mgCarbohydrates: 31gFiber: 0gSugar: 28gProtein: 4g

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  1. This is one brilliant recipe! I love that you have the filling inside!

  2. These lemon cheesecake bombs are so beautiful and I love how they are filled with a lemon curd. Great recipe!!

  3. These are the bomb!!! LOL… the curd surprise in the center.

  4. That cheesecake bomb is so gorgeous and I love the filling! Perfect for an elegant event.

  5. Kathleen says:

    Love these, what a gorgeous presentation!

  6. Cheesecake with lemon curd inside? Yum!

  7. These are so fun! I love how cute they are and I bet it’s so fun to smush through the outside!

  8. I am going to have to try my hand at making some of these. They look so cute and would be great for a dinner party I am throwing.

  9. Such a fun dessert, and very tasty looking too! I am looking forward to trying your recipe!

  10. These are beautiful! I have one of those molds which now I know how I’m going to use!

  11. This dessert looks fun to make and to eat! Love that lemony center!

  12. Rebecca says:

    Wow! Simply WOW. What a fun little dessert

  13. Wow! This is an awesome idea! Love the bombs bursting with flavors! Cool!

  14. Grace says:

    Mmmm, I love lemons in dessert. This looks fantastic

  15. This is so cool! I love the lemon center! What a fun twist!

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