Cheesecake Heaven on a Plate
If you’re looking for a slice of pure indulgence, Cheesecake Heaven on a Plate is your answer. This decadent dessert is a symphony of creamy textures and sweet flavors, making it the ultimate treat for cheesecake enthusiasts. Whether you’re hosting a special occasion or simply craving a delightful dessert, this recipe will have you swooning with every bite.
- 1 ½ cups of graham cracker crumbs
- ½ cup of unsalted butter, melted
- 3 packages (24 oz) of cream cheese, softened
- 1 cup of granulated sugar
- 1 tsp of vanilla extract
- 3 large eggs
- 1 cup of sour cream
- 1 cup of fresh strawberries, sliced
- ½ cup of strawberry jam
- Whipped cream for garnish
- Preheat your oven to 325°F (160°C). Grease a 9-inch springform pan.
- In a bowl, combine graham cracker crumbs and melted butter. Press the mixture into the bottom of the pan to create the crust.
- In a large mixing bowl, beat cream cheese until smooth. Add sugar and vanilla extract, continuing to beat until well combined.
- Beat in eggs one at a time, ensuring each egg is fully incorporated before adding the next.
- Stir in sour cream and pour the cream cheese mixture over the crust in the pan.
- Bake for 45-50 minutes or until the cheesecake is set but slightly jiggly in the center.
- Remove from the oven and let it cool to room temperature. Refrigerate for at least 4 hours or overnight.
- In a small saucepan, heat the strawberry jam until it’s smooth and runny. Let it cool slightly.
- Arrange fresh strawberry slices on top of the cheesecake, and then drizzle the strawberry jam over them.
- Before serving, garnish with a dollop of whipped cream.
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Yield: 12 servings
Cheesecake Heaven on a Plate is the ultimate dessert for cheesecake lovers, with a luscious cream cheese filling, a buttery graham cracker crust, and a delightful strawberry topping. It’s perfect for any occasion and guaranteed to satisfy your sweet cravings.
Nutritional Information (per serving): Calories: 380 | Fat: 26g | Carbohydrates: 31g | Protein: 5g | Fiber: 1g
Indulge in the velvety goodness of Cheesecake Heaven on a Plate. This dessert not only looks stunning but also tastes like a slice of heaven. The creamy cheesecake, the buttery crust, and the sweet strawberry topping create a perfect harmony of flavors. Whether you serve it at a family gathering or a dinner party, this cheesecake will steal the spotlight. Your guests will be asking for seconds, so make sure to save a slice for yourself!