Thursday, February 10, 2011

Strawberry Mousse Cheesecake

If you are looking for a scrumptious refrigerator dessert for that special won't be disappointed with this one.

  • 1 1/4 cups chocolate wafer crumbs 
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
 Combine melted butter and crumbs.  Press on bottom of 9-inch spring form pan.

  • 3 oz. / 85 gr. package strawberry flavoured gelatin
  • 1 envelope Knox unflavoured gelatin
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • 15 oz. (about 1 1/2 cups) frozen sliced strawberries
  • 8 oz. / 250 grams cream cheese
  • 2/3 cup icing (confectioner's) sugar
  • 2 cups whipping cream
  •  Chocolate hearts & strawberries for garnish
  1. Mix gelatin powders together in a bowl.  Add boiling water and stir to dissolve.  Mix in partially thawed strawberries.  Chill until syrupy.
  2. Beat cream cheese and icing sugar together until smooth. 
  3. Whip cream until stiff.  Fold into cream cheese mixture.
  4. Fold in thickened strawberry jello mixture.
  5. Pour over prepared crust.
  6. Chill for several hours before serving. 
  7. Garnish with chocolate curls or hearts and fresh strawberries, if desired.
Serves 10-12.