Perfect for Summer: No-Bake Raspberry Lemon Cheesecake
Monday, July 13, 2015
Elise Strachan, of the popular YouTube channel My Cupcake Addiction, shared a super easy, perfect for summer no-bake dessert -Lemon Raspberry Cheesecake. Since it's aired, Suzy's made it twice!
-4 lemon sandwich cookies, crushed
-1 teaspoon melted butter
-1/4 cup cream cheese
-1/4 cup whipping cream, plus additional for garnish
-Yellow food coloring (optional)
-1 tablespoon powdered sugar
-2 tablespoons lemon juice
-½ teaspoon lemon zest
Crush the lemon cookies. Add the melted butter and stir through the crumbs.
Tip into the base of one (or two, depending on size) jars and press to compact.
Top base with 3-5 raspberries pressed up against the side of the jar.
Semi whip cream till its just beginning to hold shape, being careful not to overwhip.
Combine cream cheese, lemon juice and zest and powdered sugar with a drop or two of yellow food coloring (optional) and mix with an electric mixer until well combined.
Gently fold through the semi whipped cream and spoon into jar(s)
Refrigerate for 2 hours until firm and top with additional whipped cream, raspberries and mint leaves
Recipe serves two, triple the recipe
Go a bit lighter on the lemon juice than the recipe calls for
Click here for a video with detailed instructions.