Orange Cream Cheesecake

donna morales

By
@Donnald07

This is one that my sister in law makes all the time. It is so very light and creamy. Everyone loves it. Best of all no baking involved. Yay


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Ingredients

FOR THE CRUST

2 c
graham cracker crumbs
1 tsp
ground cinnamon
1 tsp
grated orange peel
1/2 c
melted butter

FOR THE FILLING

1 pkg
orange gelatin (3 oz. size)
3 pkg
cream cheese, softened (8 oz. size)
1 1/4 c
granulated sugar
1 can(s)
evaporated milk (5 oz. size)
1 tsp
lemon juice
1/3 c
orange juice concentrate
1 tsp
pure vanilla extract
8 oz
whipped cream topping, thawed

FOR THE TOPPING

2 c
whipped topping
1/4 c
granulated sugar

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Combine the cracker crumbs, cinnamon, orange peel and butter. Press onto the bottom of a greased 10" springform pan. Refrigerate for at least 30 minutes.

Prepare gelatin according to package directions. Set aside 1/2 cup at room temperature. Chill remaining gelatin until slightly thickened, about 80 minutes.

Meanwhile, in a mixing bowl, beat cream cheese and sugar for 2 minutes. Gradually bet in milk and lemon juice. Beat on medium high speed 2 minutes longer. Gradually beat in orange juice concentrate, vanilla and room temperature gelatin. Fold in whipped topping. Pour over prepared crust.

In a mixing bowl, beat whipped topping and sugar. Beat in refrigerated gelatin, (mixture will be thin). Chill for 30 minutes. Gently spoon over filling. Refrigerate for 8 hours or overnight.

Can garnish with orange peel strips is desired.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes, Fruit Desserts