Perfect Keto Key Lime Cheesecake

In the sun-kissed groves of Florida, where the air is scented with citrus and the sea whispers secrets to the shore, there lived a baker named Lily. Known for her innovative spirit and love for the keto lifestyle, Lily sought to marry the classic flavors of her beloved state with her dietary choices. Her inspiration struck under the canopy of key lime trees: to create a Perfect Keto Key Lime Cheesecake that would capture the essence of Florida’s zest for life.

With great care, Lily selected the finest ingredients: almond flour for the crust, rich in texture and naturally low in carbs, and Kerrygold butter, known for its creamy depth, to bind the base with a hint of cinnamon for warmth. For the filling, she emphasized the importance of softening the full-fat cream cheese, eggs, and sour cream to ensure a smooth, creamy texture, blending these with a generous measure of keto-friendly sweetener and the star ingredient – the juice of fresh, tart key limes from her garden, accompanied by a dash of vanilla for complexity.

The result of her labor was a cheesecake that was not only a tribute to the flavors of Florida but also a testament to the possibilities within a keto lifestyle. Each slice, rich and creamy with a bold, refreshing tang of key lime, was a piece of paradise on a plate. Lily’s Perfect Keto Key Lime Cheesecake became a beacon for those seeking the harmony of indulgence and well-being, a reminder of the joy found in balance and the beauty of reimagined classics.

Perfect Keto Key Lime Cheesecake

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American



  • 1 1/2 cups almond flour
  • 1/2 cup melted Kerrygold butter
  • 1/4 cup xylitol or other keto sweetener
  • 3/4 teaspoon cinnamon


  • Leave all ingredients out for 6-8 hours to soften a MUST
  • 3 8 oz packages of cream cheese no sugar
  • 3 large eggs
  • 16 oz full fat sour cream
  • 1 cup of xylitol or swerve
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract


Step One: Crust

  1. Mix all above ingredients together.
  2. Butter the springform pan.
  3. Press mixture into springform pan.
  4. Bake at 375 degrees for just 8 minutes.

Step Two: Filling

  1. Leave all ingredients out for 6-8 hours to soften (a MUST)
  2. Beat the eggs and xylitol (or swerve) together.
  3. Add cream cheese one tablespoon at a time until it’s all creamy.
  4. Add the sour cream and vanilla.
  5. 3/4 cup Key Lime juice
  6. Add this mixture to the pie crust.

Step Three: Bake

  1. Bake your cheesecake at 375 degrees for just 30 minutes.
  2. Now, turn off your oven and leave your cheesecake in the oven for one hour
  3. Remove and refrigerate.

Step Four: Top and Enjoy

  1. Cover each slice with a single slice of lime and mint leaves.
  2. It’s elegant.
  3. It’s perfect.
  4. Don’t change the recipe.
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