Refrigerator Lime Cheesecake

Total Time

Prep: 30 min. + chilling


12 servings

Updated: Dec. 20, 2022
I made this for a Father's Day party, and it was a hit! I guarantee compliments when you serve this fantastic dessert. —Cher Anjema, Kleinburg, Ontario
Refrigerator Lime Cheesecake Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 32 soft ladyfingers, split
  • 1 envelope unflavored gelatin
  • 1/4 cup lime juice, chilled
  • 2 packages (8 ounces each) cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 6 ounces white baking chocolate, melted and cooled
  • 2 teaspoons grated lime zest
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream, whipped
  • Optional: Fresh strawberry and lime slices


  1. Arrange 20 ladyfingers around the edges and 12 ladyfingers on the bottom of an ungreased 8-in. springform pan. In a small saucepan, sprinkle gelatin over cold lime juice; let stand for 1 minute. Heat over low heat, stirring until gelatin is completely dissolved; cool.
  2. Meanwhile, beat cream cheese and sugar until smooth. Gradually beat in melted chocolate, lime zest and gelatin mixture. Fold in whipped cream. Pour into prepared pan. Cover and refrigerate until set, about 3 hours. Remove side of pan. If desired, garnish with strawberry and lime slices.

Nutrition Facts

1 piece: 408 calories, 25g fat (16g saturated fat), 100mg cholesterol, 267mg sodium, 42g carbohydrate (35g sugars, 0 fiber), 6g protein.