When mama took this recipe out of oven, the house smelled amazing

This Lemon Dream Cheesecake is the perfect dessert for any occasion. It is a creamy, dreamy, and delicious cheesecake with a hint of tartness from the lemon. The graham cracker crust adds a nice crunchy texture to the cheesecake, and the lemon glaze on top adds a beautiful finishing touch. This cheesecake is sure to be a hit with everyone who tries it!
I first tasted this Lemon Dream Cheesecake at a friend’s birthday party. It was so good that I asked for the recipe right away. I’ve been making it ever since, and it always gets rave reviews. If you’re looking for a delicious dessert that will impress your guests, this is the one!
Lemon Dream Cheesecake

-2 cups graham cracker crumbs
-6 tablespoons butter, melted
-1/4 cup sugar
For the filling:
-4 (8-ounce) packages cream cheese, softened
-5 lightly beaten eggs, room temp
-1 cup sugar
-2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
-1/4 cup lemon juice
-2 teaspoons vanilla extract
-1 teaspoon lemon extract
-1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
-1 tablespoon grated lemon zest
-9 drops of yellow food coloring (optional)


1. Preheat oven to 325°F.
2. In a medium bowl, combine graham cracker crumbs, melted butter, and sugar. Press into the bottom of a 10-inch springform pan.
3. In a large bowl, beat cream cheese and sugar until smooth. Beat in lemon juice, vanilla extract, cream, flour, lemon zest, lemon extract, and food coloring (if using). Add eggs, one at a time, beating after each addition on low. Stir in lemon zest.
4. Pour mixture over crust.
5. Bake for 55 minutes or until center is set.
6. Let cool completely. Refrigerate overnight before serving! Decorate cake as desired.
Credit: Cooktopcove

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