Lemon Tofu Cheesecake


  • 1 cup Frozen berries, thawed (Filling)
  • 1 cup Vanilla wafer crumbs (Crumb Crust)
  • 2 tablespoons Pecans, finely chopped (Crumb Crust)
  • 2 tablespoons Soy margarine, melted (Crumb Crust)
  • 1 pound Silken Tofu (Filling)
  • 1 pound Lowfat cream cheese (Filling)
  • 3⁄4 cups Granulated sugar (Filling)
  • 1⁄4 cup All-purpose flour (Filling)
  • 1 tablespoon Grated lemon peel (Filling)
  • 1 tablespoon Vanilla (Filling)
  • 3 Eggs (Filling)
  • 3 Egg whites (Filling)
  • Chopped pecans, optional (Filling)


Combine vanilla wafer crumbs, pecans and margarine; mix well. Press mixture into bottom of 9-inch springform pan. Bake at 375°F about 8 minutes or until golden brown. Cool on wire rack.

In mixer bowl, beat tofu until smooth. Add cream cheese, sugar, flour, lemon peel and vanilla; mix until completely blended.

Beat in eggs and whites, one at a time; mix well. Pour filling over crust.

Bake at 375°F 50 to 60 minutes or until filling is set and edges of top are lightly browned. Cool on wire rack and refrigerate overnight to cool completely.

Remove ring and press chopped pecans into sides of cheesecake, if desired. Cut into 12 portions, dipping knife blade in hot water between each slice.

Serve 1 to 2 ounces berries over each portion.
* Chopped pecans, optional
* Frozen berries, thawed