Blackberry No-Bake Cheesecake - Pre Valentine's Day Dessert



It's never too early to start your Valentine's Day with beautiful dessert like Blackberry Cheesecake. You may do it day before and surprise your loved one in next morning -)

Ingredients:

For the crust:
  • 1 cup graham crackers crumbs
  • 1/2 cup instant oatmeal
  • 3 tablespoons of brown sugar
  • pinch of salt
  • 1/2 cup coconut oil, softened
  • few drops of vanilla extract
For the filling:
  • 1 envelope powdered gelatin
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 2 packages cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1 cup sugar (if you like more sweet add more sugar)
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 3 cups blackberries, washed and drained
  • 1 cup blueberries, washed and drained for serving

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Directions:

To do the crust: Mix together graham crackers crumbs, oatmeal, sugar, salt, coconut oil and vanilla. Press into the base of round spring-form pan, and bake at 350°F (180°C) for 12-15 minutes. Remove from an oven and cool completely at room temperature.

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To do the filling: Soak the gelatin in a 1/4 cup cold water (for about 10 minutes), and then put on a fire and warp up, stirring, until dissolved. Mix together cheese, heavy cream, sugar and lemon juice. Puree blackberries in a food processor(a blender will work fine) then strain through a cheesecloth-lined strainer into a bowl. Mix the berry mixture with cream cheese mixture.


Start stirring cheese mixture slowly, while pouring the warm gelatin, after ingredients have combined, let it stand for a few minutes until it start thickens.

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Now spoon over the mixture evenly into the chilled base, smooth the surface, and refrigerate for about 4-5 hours, but best to leave overnight.

Before you unlock the spring form pan, run a knife around the edge of the cheesecake.
Serve with some blackberries and whip cream if you like.

Tip: You may do variation of cheesecake in cups.


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10 comments:

Bracha said...
February 12, 2012 at 2:21 AM  

wonderfully yummy thank you so much !!!!

Winnie said...
February 12, 2012 at 9:50 AM  

Very beautiful and delicious looking cake!
I loooooooooove the color
It looks very impressive

Gerlinde in Dallas said...
February 12, 2012 at 3:29 PM  

Are you using a 7 or 8 inch springform? The berries look large in relation to your delicious looking cheesecake.

Yelena said...
February 12, 2012 at 3:44 PM  

Dear Gerlinde in Dallas,

I used 5 inch spring-form and glass cups:-) I like to try a different presentations. You may use one big spring-form for just one cake.

Jesica @ Pencil Kitchen said...
February 12, 2012 at 8:53 PM  

I've had blackberry only once.. It was so sour, I could have sworn i teared! But in a cheesecake, it blends in so beautiful! and the color you've got is wonderful!

Ambika said...
February 12, 2012 at 9:17 PM  

Such a gorgeous cake!!! Love the color of that cheesecake!

Jill Colonna said...
February 13, 2012 at 5:48 AM  

Wow. What absolutely stunning photos and in different presentations, too. Oh, and the cheesecake certainly looks like any Valentine's day would rock with that on the table.

Anita at Hungry Couple said...
February 13, 2012 at 3:39 PM  

Gorgeous presentation and photos. The cheesecake looks delicious!

Michelle Tu said...
February 12, 2013 at 10:39 PM  

Hi,

It says 2 packages of Cream Cheese, but how much is each package?

Yelena Strokin said...
February 13, 2013 at 10:19 PM  

Michelle Tu, each package is 8 oz (226 g).

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