Lemon Cheesecake Thick Shake

Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 0 mins

From The Ultimate Party Drink Book. No cheesecake necessary. For a variation, add 2 crumbled graham crackers before blending.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine all ingredients in a blender. Cover and pulse until mixture starts to swirl.
  2. Blend on high for 20 seconds, or until the drink is smooth.


Most Helpful

I was going for a lo-cal, high-protein breakfast, so I made a few changes to this. Like another reviewer, I left out the sugar, allowing the yogurt to provide the sweetness. Granted, it wasn't a very sweet shake, but that was fine with me. It still tasted great, and it didn't have the added calories from the sugar. I cut back on the lemon juice a bit, partly because I was using bottled lemon juice, which I find pretty potent, and partly because I wasn't using the sugar called for, so I didn't want the shake to be too tart. Perhaps it was because I used less lemon juice, but my shake was too thick to blend properly so I added an additional 1/2 cup of cottage cheese, which worked out great. I tallied the calories in my shake and it came out to be less than 250 calories for one large shake--with almost 30 grams of protein to boot! The nutrition info shown on Zaar indicates this is much higher in calories, but I think their numbers probably are based on using a full-fat cottage cheese.

Heaven's Kitchen November 18, 2009

Loved this! Thick and decadent. I left out the sugar, as the vanilla froz yogurt was plenty sweet. Can't wait to try this with other flavors!

Burgundy Damsel March 19, 2009

Great way to get protein in a dessert! Didn't have lemons, so I made it as a vanilla shake with vanilla ice cream and cottage cheese and vanilla extract. I added a spash of milk and no ice. I can't wait to try it with the lemon juice - Thanks!

ranch-girl January 20, 2009

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