Frozen Strawberry Cheesecake

A delicious departure from the classic version, this cheesecake is served frozen, with a fresh strawberry and mint topping. …

Frozen Strawberry Cheesecake

Frozen Strawberry Cheesecake

Ingredients

    CRUST
  • 1 1/2 cup (375 mL) graham cracker crumbs
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) butter, melted
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) sugar
  • FROZEN CHEESE FILLING
  • 8 oz (250 g) cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) sugar
  • 8 cups (2 L) strawberry ice cream
  • FRESH STRAWBERRIES & MINT TOPPING
  • 2 cups (500 mL) fresh strawberries, cubed
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) fresh mint, chopped
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) maple syrup
  • Freshly ground pepper, to taste

Instructions

  1. In a large bowl, combine all crust ingredients. Press crust mixture into a springform pan and freeze for 30 minutes.
  2. In the bowl of a mixer, beat Cream cheese with sugar for 2 minutes or until sugar is dissolved. Gradually add strawberry ice cream and mix well. Spread filling evenly on the crust. Freeze for 3 hours
  3. To prepare topping, combine strawberries with maple syrup, mint and pepper in a saucepan. Cook over low heat for 5 minutes. Remove from heat and let cool.
  4. Unmold frozen cheesecake and serve in wedges with strawberry mint topping.

Notes

For step-by-step instructions for this recipe and more, visit Dairy Farmers of Canada.

http://www.localparent.ca/local_parent/food/desserts/frozen-strawberry-cheesecake/

Author: Dairy Farmers of Canada

Recipe and photo courtesy of Dairy Farmers of Canada.

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