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This Delicious Strawberry Shortcake Cheesecake Will Bring You to Your Knees

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I am a serious foodie and I love to experiment in my kitchen. I’d like to share my favorite recipe for strawberry shortcake cheesecake so that you can try something new and exciting! This dessert will blow your mind and you will start thinking that shortcake and cheesecake were made for each other.

Imagine sitting down in your own home, relaxing with a plate of this fresh strawberry shortcake cheesecake. It is made with sweet, ripe strawberries that are sitting atop an amazingly fluffy vanilla cookie crust. Creamy cheesecake is the topping to this delicious dessert. This cheesecake will have you wanting more and more!


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The strawberry shortcake cheesecake is a fantastic dish for you to have with your loved ones during holidays, parties, birthdays. This recipe has the perfect dose of sweetness that you are looking for in any dessert.

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Strawberry shortcake cheesecake is one of my absolute favorites! I mean, what could be better than fresh sweet strawberries with a velvety smooth cheese filling? This recipe has been a family favorite for years, and was originally passed down from my great-grandmother. Everyone who tries this cheesecake goes nonstop from the first bite to the last crumb, just like me!

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This Strawberry Shortcake Cheesecake Will Bring You to Your Knees

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Recipe by Don Carroll Course: Dessert, Favorite, RecipeCuisine: AmericanDifficulty: Medium
Servings

16

servings
Prep time

45

minutes
Cooking time

1

hour 

30

minutes
Calories

970

kcal
Total time

2

hours 

15

minutes

This recipe for a delicious strawberry shortcake cheesecake is the perfect way to celebrate any occasion.

Ingredients

  • Cake
  • 1 Duncan Hines Classic White cake mix

  • 3 large Egg whites

  • 1/4 cup Vegetable oil

  • 1 cup Milk

  • 6 oz Box of Strawberry Gelatin mix

  • 1/2 cup Mashed strawberries optional

  • Cheesecake
  • 16 oz Cream cheese

  • 1 1/2 cup Sugar

  • 1 tbsp Vanilla extract

  • 1/4 cup Cornstarch

  • 3 large Eggs

  • 1/2 cup Heavy whipping cream

  • Shortcake Crumbles
  • 2 packages Butter cookies

  • 1/2 cup Unsalted butter

  • 2 tbsp Ice water

  • 6 oz Box of Strawberry Gelatin Mix

  • 3 Drops of red food coloring

  • Whipped Cream Cheese Frosting
  • 8 oz Cream cheese

  • 1/2 cup Unsalted butter

  • 1/2 cup Whipping cream

  • 2 1/4 cup Confectioners sugar

Directions

  • Cake
  • Sprinkle the cake mix into a large bowl, then whisk to get rid of the lumps.
  • Next sprinkle a 6 oz package of strawberry gelatin into the mixing bowl, then whisk in with the cake mix.
  • Add in 3 large egg whites, 1/4 cup of vegetable oil, and 1 cup of milk.
  • Mix the cake batter at a low speed, until the cake batter is smooth and lump free.
  • Spray (2) 9 inch cake pans with baking spray.
  • Pour the cake batter into each cake pan, filling them each about 3/4 full.
  • Bake the cakes on 350 F, for about 20 minutes or until done.
  • Remove the cakes from the oven, let sit for 5 minutes, then remove from the pan, and cool on a cooling rack.
  • Cheesecake
  • Place 16 ounces of cream cheese, cornstarch, and 1/2 cup of whipping cream into a mixing bowl into a mixing bowl, and mix.
  • Start adding in the eggs, but one at a time.
  • Next add in the vanilla extract, followed by the sugar.
  • Mix until the cheesecake filling is nice and smooth.
  • Grab a 9 inch cake pan and spray it with baking spray.
  • Place some parchment paper at the bottom of the cake pan.
  • Pour 3 cups of cheesecake filling into the pan.
  • Place the cake pan on top of a cookie sheet, the pour about1 1/2 cups of water into the cookie sheet, NOT THE CHEESECAKE.
  • Bake the cheesecake for about 30 minutes on 350 F.
  • Remove the cheesecake out of the oven, and let cool completely.
  • Next add about 15 butter cookies into a food processor along with 4 tbsp of butter, and 1 tbsp of ice water.
  • Pulse until it resembles cookie dough.
  • Spray a 9 inch springform pan with baking spray then add the cookie mixture in the pan.
  • Press the cookie mixture into the bottom of the pan, and about 1/4 inch up around the sides.
  • Bake in the oven on 350 F for about 15 minutes.
  • Remove from the oven, and let cool.
  • Pour the remaining of the cheesecake filling into the springform, and smooth out.
  • Bake on 350 F for about 30-35 minutes.
  • Shortcake Crumbles
  • Add the remaining cookies into the food processor, along with 1 tbsp ice water, and 4 tbsp of butter.
  • Pulse until it resembles large crumbs.
  • Remove half of the cookie mixture, and set to the side.
  • Add a 6 oz package of strawberry gelatin into the food processor, and a couple drops of red food coloring.
  • Pulse until about 5 times.
  • Line a cookie sheet with foil, then sprinkle the red and white cookie crumb on the sheet,
  • Bake on 350 F for 10 minutes.
  • Remove, and let cook, then stir the crumbles.
  • Whipped Cream Cheese Frosting
  • Add 1/2 cup of softened butter, and 8 oz of cream cheese into a mixing bowl.
  • Mix until well incorporated.
  • Add in 1/2 cup of whipping cream, and 1 tbsp of vanilla. Mix until well combined.
  • Sprinkle in 2 1/4 cups of confectioners sugar, and mix until the frosting is smooth and lump free.
  • Assemble the Cake
  • First Layer: Cheesecake with Crust
  • Second Layer: Strawberry Cake
  • Third Layer: Crustless cheesecake
  • Forth Layer: Strawberry cake
  • Frost the sides, and top of the cake.
  • Sprinkle the shortcake crumbs on top of the cake, and pat on the sides as well.
  • Let the cake sit for about 20 minutes before cutting into it.

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Nutrition Facts

16 servings per container

Serving Size1 slice


  • Amount Per ServingCalories970
  • % Daily Value *
  • Total Fat 48.1g 74%
    • Saturated Fat 25.4g 127%
  • Cholesterol 151mg 51%
  • Sodium 761mg 32%
  • Potassium 105mg 3%
  • Total Carbohydrate 124.3g 42%
    • Dietary Fiber 1.6g 7%
    • Sugars 82.2g
  • Protein 10.8g 22%

  • Calcium 12%
  • Iron 14%
  • Vitamin D 66%

* The % Daily Value tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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