The Calories in Cheesecake With Cream Cheese

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There are many recipe variations, but the most common recipe for a cheesecake calls for three 8 oz. blocks of cream cheese plus eggs, sugar, lemon juice, and vanilla in a graham cracker crust.

Regular, Cream Cheese-Based Cheesecake:

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Total calories from a cheesecake using regular cream cheese is approximately 4,100 calories per cake and 683 calories per a 1/6 slice. Each 8 oz. block of regular cream cheese provides approximately 800 of those calories.

Low-Fat or Neufchatel Cream Cheese-Based Cheesecake:

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Total calories from a cheesecake using low-fat cream cheese is approximately 3,400 calories per cake and 567 calories per 1/6 slice. Each 8 oz. block of low-fat cream cheese provides approximately 560 of those calories.

Non-Fat, Cream Cheese-Based Cheesecake:

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Total calories from a cheesecake using non-fat cream cheese is approximately 2,400 calorie per cake and 400 calories per 1/6 slice. Each 8 oz. block of non-fat cream cheese provides approximately 240 of those calories.

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