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Because it tastes better!!! If you're thinking of a no-cook recipe with condensed milk, the acid in the lemon juice thickens the filling so it's not a liquid.

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Q: Why do you add lemon juice to a plain cheesecake recipe?
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Where can I find a cheesecake recipe on the Internet? has over 200 cheesecake recipes to choose from. You can also find recipes at ranging from plain cheesecake to tiramisu cheesecake.

Does drinking plain lemon juice with out water do the same as drinking mixed with water?

Plain lemon juice is a fruit juice, albeit rather acidic like grapefruit juice. It does not count as water. Sucking on lemons can actually deteriorate the enamel of ones teeth. The benefits are very similar to grapefruit juice.

Where can I find a simple cheesecake recipe?

Plain cheesecake will be the easiest to make if you are just beginning. You can find many recipes for cheesecake online at places like and The local library can also be a good resource for books such as "The Cheesecake Bible" by George Geary.

Can you use plain lemon juice?

Yes, it can be added to lots of things like making lemonade, sauting chicken in lemon juice, you can also mix it with equal parts sugar to make a lemon glaze for desserts.

What are some ways to spice up a dull cheesecake recipe?

Many people like to consume plain New York style cheesecake. Others like to modify the recipe with different ingredients. Some make exchange the standard graham cracker crust and use and chocolate graham crackers instead. Others may zest up a recipe by adding caramel, lemon or different flavorings to their favorite recipe. And of course many just decide to top the desert off with a dab of fruit spread or whipped cream.

Are there any good diabetic cheesecake recipes?

The following website offers a simple to prepare diabetic cheesecake, Plain gelatin can be used instead of flavored in this recipe.

Can you eat raw artichoke?

yes. Some like it with lemon juice or salt. Some like it plain.

Can you use plain flour instead of self raising flour when making scones?

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What can you use instead of sour cream in a cheesecake?

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How do you get rid of acne dark spots?

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What is the difference between plain cheesecake and new york stle cheesecake?

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How many calories does a slice of cheescake have?

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How many calories are in one slice of cheesecake?

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Can you use heavy cream instead of sour cream in muffin recipe?

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What milk and vinegar ratio replaces buttermilk?

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How many carbohydrates in cheesecake?

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How do you get ridd off stretch marks quickly?

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What can budgies drink?

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May I borrow your baked cod recipe?

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Do sugar cubes go in tea?

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How much milk and lemon juice will be needed to replace a cup of sour creme?

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What does plain flour do to lemon meringues?

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What is a good broccoli salad recipe?

A good Broccoli salad recipe is called simply Broccoli salad. The recipe consists of broccoli florets, red onion raisins, dry roasted sunflower seeds, plain yogurt, orange juice, and mayonnaise. One can mix up all the ingredients and enjoy a tasty broccoli salad.

Can cider vinegar be substituted with burgundy vinegar?

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