Key Lime Cheesecake with Lime Curd

Key Lime Cheesecake is made with swirls of key lime & lime curd flavored cheesecake batters, baked into a buttery graham cracker crust. Top this cheesecake with more lime curd, swirls of whipped cream, and lime slices for a truly beautiful dessert. It tastes just like a Key Lime Pie in cheesecake form!

For the Lime Curd

zest of one large lime
3/4 cup + 2 tbsp granulated sugar
3/4 cup fresh lime juice about 6 large limes
4 large eggs, at room temperature
pinch of salt
1/2 tsp vanilla
6 tbsp salted butter, cubed
For the Crust:
3 cups graham cracker crumbs 276 grams
1/2 cup + 2 tbsp salted butter, melted
pinch salt
pinch sugar
For the Cheesecake Batter

32 ounces full fat cream cheese, softened at room temperature
1 and 1/2 cups granulated sugar
4 large eggs, at room temperature
3/4 cup full fat sour cream, at room temperature
2 tsp vanilla extract
1/3 cup key lime juice 80 mL
2 tbsp lime zest
1 cup lime curd 263 grams
Whipped Cream
3/4 cup heavy cream
1/3 cup powdered sugar
2 tsp vanilla extract

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