In a food processor, crush the graham crackers till they become a fine crumb.

Crush Graham Crackers

In a large bowl add the graham crackers and brown sugar mixing to combine then add the melted butter and press into bottom and slightly up upsides of prepared pan.

Make Crust

Place in the oven to bake for 5 minutes, until slightly golden brown. Let cool while you make the filling.

Add Crust

Step 3

In the bowl of an electric mixer fitted with a paddle attachment beat cream cheese for 2 minutes on medium to high speed.

Beat the Cream Cheese

Step 4

Add granulated sugar and beat for another 2 minutes. You can see in the photo this really loosesns the mixture up.

Add Sugar

Step 5

Add heavy cream, sour cream, lime juice, and lime zest mixing until fully combined. Scrap the bottom of the bowl to ensure everything is evenly combined.

Add More Ingredients

Step 6

Add in eggs one at a time, it is important to mix the cheesecake on low at this point, you do not want to incorporate any air into the batter, this will cause cracks.

Add the eggs 

Step 7

Pour into the prepared pan. Prepare a water bath. Bake until the middle of the cheesecake, should jiggle just a little bit

Bake the cheesecake

Step 8

Chill the cheesecake overnight. Then decorate with whipped cream and lime zest

Chill the Cheesecake

Step 9