How to make STRAWBERRY CHEESECAKE - skk -

This cheesecake can be made in two versions – one an instant cheesecake and the other as the traditional cheesecake

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Graham cracker crumbs, Butter (मक्खन )

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Desserts


STRAWBERRY CHEESECAKE - skk

STRAWBERRY CHEESECAKE - skk Recipe Card

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Fusion cuisine is one that combines elements of different culinary traditions. Cuisines of this type are not categorized according to any one particular cuisine style and have played a part in a number of innovations.
Fusion food is a general term for the combination of various forms of cookery and comes in several forms.  

Prep Time : 2.30-3 hour

Cook time : 0-5 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for STRAWBERRY CHEESECAKE - skk Recipe

  • Graham cracker crumbs 1 1/2 cups

  • Butter melted 3-4 tablespoons

  • Castor sugar 1 tablespoon

  • Salt 1 pinch

  • Fresh strawberry sauce 1 cup

  • Fresh strawberry slices to garnish

  • Cheesecake filling

  • Cream cheese at room temperture 1 cup

  • Castor sugar 2/3 cup

  • Mascarpone cheese 1 1/2 cups

  • Vanilla extract 1 teaspoon

  • Lemon juice 1 teaspoon

  • Salt 1 pinch

  • Whipped cream 1 1/2 cups

Method

Step 1

Take Graham cracker crumbs in a bowl, add melted butter and mix. Add 1 tbsp castor sugar and salt and continue to mix till the mixture resembles wet sand.

Step 2

Take cream cheese in another bowl, add sugar, mix till well combined. Beat the mascarpone cheese in a small bowl till smooth. Add it to the cream cheese mixture and fold in gently.

Step 3

Add vanilla extract, lemon juice and mix well. Add a pinch of salt and mix well.

Step 4

Add some whipped cream and fold in gently. Add the remaining whipped cream and fold in well. Refrigerate for 5-10 minutes.

Step 5

To make instant cheesecake, put some of crumb mixture into each stemmed serving glass and press gently. Add dollops of cream cheese mixture and top it with sliced strawberries. Drizzle a little fresh strawberry sauce on top. Sprinkle some crumb mixture on top and serve.

Step 6

For a classic cheesecake, put the crumb mixture into a spring form cake tin, spread it evenly and press down firmly. Keep the tin in the refrigerator for 10-15 minutes.

Step 7

Add some fresh strawberry sauce into the cream cheese mixture and mix well. Pour it over the crumb mixture in the cake tin and spread it evenly. Refrigerate till set.

Step 8

Demould and keep it on a plate. Cut into wedges and keep them on serving plates, drizzle a little strawberry sauce on top and serve immediately.

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