Celiac.com 11/07/2014 - This gluten-free lemon cheesecake recipe is great to make for a dessert or special treat for your family and friends. It is one of my all time favorites!

2 cups almond meal
1/2 stick butter
19 oz. cream cheese
1 cup sugar
3 eggs
1 tablespoon vanilla
1 tablespoon lemon zest
1 tablespoon lemon juice

Mica and Mona's Lemon Zest Gluten-Free Cheesecake Recipe (Video)Directions:
Mix almond meal and room temperature butter with your and until it is evenly mixed. Use your hand to coat the bottom of a pan with the almond meal mixture until it is even, and then bake crust at 325F for 10 minutes, or until it is golden brown.

Grate the skins of 2 lemons to make lemon zest.

Add the cream cheese to a mixing bowl and mix until fluffy, then add the sugar, eggs, vanilla, lemon zest and lemon juice and continue to mix for 1 minute.

Spoon the mixture into the pan with the crust until just below the top.

Put the cake onto a cookie sheet that is covered with a layer of water and bake in the oven for 30 minutes at 350F.

Chill and serve.

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