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White Chocolate and Strawberry Cheesecake

June  1, 2010
Author Notes

Although I am not usually a fan of gelatin based cheesecakes, this one is quick to prepare and simply delicious. —foodfanatic

  • Serves 10
Ingredients
  • 1 cookie or graham cracker base
  • 3 teaspoons gelatin
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 18 ounces cream cheese
  • 1 can sweetened condensed milk
  • 11/4 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 5 ounces white chocolate, melted
  • 1 pound large strawberries, halved
  • 1/4 cup strawberry jam, warmed and strained
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
In This Recipe
Directions
  1. Prepare you favorite cheesecake base in a 10" springform pan - I do a graham cracker or shortbread one. Refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  2. Sprinkle gelatin over the water and warm, stirring until gelatin dissolves. Cool for 5 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, beat cream cheese and condensed milk in an electric mixer until smooth. Beat cream in a separate bowl until soft peaks form.
  4. Stir warm gelatin into cream cheese mixture, fold in cream and chocolate. Pour the mixture into the prepared pan, cover and refrigerate overnight.
  5. Arrange strawberries on top of the cheesecake and brush with the combined juice and jam.
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