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Cottage cheese cheesecake

Recipe Information

Servings 8
Preparation Time 10 Minutes
Cook Time 3 Hours
Total Time 3 Hours, 10 Minutes
Difficulty Intermediate
Main Ingredient Cottage Cheese
Category Dairy
Meal Brunch; Lunch; Dinner; Snack
Type Dessert
Cuisine American
Diet Low Calorie; Low Cholesterol; Low Carb


  • 2 tablespoons cold water 

  • 1 envelope unflavored gelatin 

  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice 

  • 1/2 cup skim milk, heated almost to boiling

  • Egg substitute equivalent to 1 egg, or 2 egg whites 

  • 1/4 cup sugar 

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 

  • 2 cups low-fat cottage cheese 

  • Lemon zest (optional)



  • Combine the water, gelatin, and lemon juice in a blender container. Blend on low speed 1-2 minutes to soften the gelatin. Add hot milk, and blend until the gelatin is dissolved.

  • Add the egg substitute, sugar, vanilla, and cottage cheese to the blender container. Process on high speed until smooth.

  • Pour into a 9-inch pie plate or round flat dish.

  • Refrigerate 2-3 hours.

  • Optional: top with grated lemon zest before serving.


Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories: 80 cal

  • Cholesterol: 3g

  • Sodium: 200mg

  • Potassium: 89mg

  • Carbohydrate: 10g

  • Protein: 9g

  • Calcium: 55mg