Berry Smooth Cheesecake

6  Ratings
  • 25 min prep
  • 3 hr 35 min total
  • Makes 10 servings.

Whipped cream folded into the cream cheese mixture gives this chilled strawberry cheesecake its light, airy texture.

Berry Smooth Cheesecake Recipe

Ingredients

  • 1 cup HONEY MAID Graham Cracker Crumbs
  • 3 Tbsp. sugar
  • 3 Tbsp. butter or margarine, melted
  • 1 env. KNOX Unflavored Gelatine
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 pkg. (8 oz.) brick cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 pkg. (10 oz.) frozen strawberries in syrup, thawed
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 cup whipping cream, whipped

Instructions

  • Preheat  oven to 325°F. Mix crumbs, 3 Tbsp. sugar and butter; press firmly onto bottom of 9-inch springform pan. Bake 10 min.
  • Sprinkle  gelatine over water in small saucepan; let stand 1 min. Cook on low heat 3 min. or until gelatine is completely dissolved, stirring constantly; set aside. Beat cream cheese and 1/2 cup sugar in large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until well blended. Drain strawberries, reserving liquid; set strawberries aside for later use. Add reserved strawberry liquid to gelatine along with the milk; stir until well blended. Gradually add to cream cheese mixture, stirring until well blended.
  • Refrigerate  until slightly thickened. Gently stir in whipped cream and strawberries; pour over crust. Refrigerate several hours or until firm. Store leftover cheesecake in refrigerator.

Recipe Tips

Size-WiseEnjoy a serving of this rich and indulgent treat on special occasions.

Special ExtraGarnish with additional whipped cream, sliced fresh strawberries and fresh mint just before serving.

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Nutrition Information

Makes 10 servings.

Nutrition per serving:

  • Calories 320 
  • Total fat 21 g
  • Saturated fat 13 g
  • Cholesterol 65 mg
  • Sodium 190 mg
  • Carbohydrate 31 g
  • Dietary fiber 1 g
  • Sugars 25 g
  • Protein 4 g
  • Vitamin A 15 %DV
  • Vitamin C 20 %DV
  • Calcium 6 %DV
  • Iron 4 %DV

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