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Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Frozen Raspberry Cheesecake


Frozen Raspberry Cheesecake is an easy and great dessert for the warm months to come.


This frozen raspberry cheesecake is easy to make and decadent.


This frozen raspberry cheesecake is the perfect dessert for warm spring and summer evenings. And let me tell you, it is HOT in San Diego right now. I couldn’t have timed this raspberry cheesecake any better. 
The cool creaminess of the cake was like a blessing yesterday when the temperature hit 95 degrees and the Santa Anna winds ominously swept through the palms trees and backyards (I am not even going to talk about the wildfires about 8 miles from my home). After sweating through my photo session, my kids and I sat down and let this frozen raspberry cheesecake cool and soothe our hot bodies. Then we hauled up in my son’s room where we had a portable air conditioner!

This frozen raspberry cheesecake is easy to make and decadent.

I also can’t express how easy this cheesecake is to prepare. It basically consists of 5 ingredients – raspberries, cream cheese, cream, sugar and chocolate wafers (there’s a little butter and lemon too).  Who knew you could enjoy such a decadent dessert without turning on the oven? Oh yeah, then I spent most of the night picking frozen raspberries off the cheesecake as a snack. I am now officially addicted to frozen raspberries and I’m pretty sure they lowered my body temp by 10 degrees!

This frozen raspberry cheesecake is easy and decadent.






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Frozen Raspberry Cheesecake


Prep time: 15 to 20 minutes + 3 to 4 hours of freezing time
Yield: 12 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups chocolate wafer crumbs (Nabisco Famous Chocolate wafers are preferred)
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 8 ounces cream cheese
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 cups fresh raspberries
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 2 cups heavy whipping cream, whipped to form soft peaks
  •  Fresh raspberries for garnish

Cooking Directions

  1. In a small bowl, combine chocolate crumbs and butter. Press crumb mixture into the bottom of a 9 inch springform pan.
  2. In a large bowl beat cream cheese and powdered sugar until well combined and smooth. Add raspberries and lemon juice. Beat until well combined.
  3. Fold in whipped cream. Pour mixture onto crust and even out the top.
  4. Place in freezer and freeze for 3 to 4 hours or overnight. Remove rim and garnish with fresh raspberries if desired.
Based on a recipe from Taste of Home

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Liz