Warm weather is here to stay! Time to start enjoying sweet summer treats–like these delicious single serve cheesecakes.
What you’ll need:
1 1/2 cups finely ground graham cracker crumbs
1/3 cup sugar
6 tsp. melted butter
8 oz. cream cheese, softened
1 can sweetened condensed milk
1/3 cup lemon juice
1 tsp vanilla extract
Combine graham cracker crumbs, melted butter and sugar. Press into the bottom of single serve containers. You will have enough for 12 single servings. Let chill in fridge for 30-60 minutes. While cooling make cheesecake filling. Beat cream cheese until smooth and fluffy. Slowly beat in sweetened condensed milk until combined. Mix in lemon juice and vanilla. Spoon cheesecake mixture on top of cooled graham cracker crust. Chill for 3 hours. Top with sliced fresh strawberries. Enjoy!
Spring means new beginnings. After a long winter our kitchens are in need of a taste lift. We’re here to rejuvenate a forever classic dessert; cheesecake. Creamy, soft and delicious, cheesecake is the perfect choice for almost any occasion, and spring and summer are the perfect time to brighten up your cheesecake repertoire with the ultimate topping guide.
Salted Caramel: Caramel sauce, cashews and a sprinkle of sea salt. Need we say more?
Berry Fulfilling: Blackberries, Raspberries, strawberries, any berries will do. Leave them whole and drizzle with honey or make a simple fruit sauce.
Lemon Love: Lemon curd, lemon zest and fresh fruit of your choice combine to make a beautiful and refreshing treat.
Banana Split: Hot fudge sauce, banana, nuts and a dollop of whip cream gives you the best of both worlds.
Tropical dream: Macadamia nuts, toasted coconut and fresh mango or mango sauce. Can you say summer!
Peppermint Twist: White chocolate sauce, peppermint candies and fresh mint. Calling all mint lovers.
Apple Crumble: Fresh apple slices, candied pecans and caramel sauce.
Cheesecake is the perfect canvas for creativity. The possibilities are endless and the taste can be unforgettable when you master the art of cheesecake. Use our suggestions to get you started, but don’t be afraid to try your own creation.
Crust: Cream butter with brown sugar in a small mixing bowl. Add flour and walnuts. mix together, mixture will be crumbly. Reserve one cup for topping. Press remainder of mixture into the bottom of an 8″ square pan. Bake for 12-15 minutes until lightly browned.
Cheesecake: Blend sugar with cream cheese until smooth. Add egg, milk, lemon juice and vanilla. Beat well. Spread over baked crust and sprinkle with reserved topping. Bake for 25-30 minutes. Cool and refrigerate for 4 hours or overnight.