Loaf Pan Strawberry Cheese Cake
This can be made in 2 loaf pans.. bake both and eat one and freeze the other for later. Or you can make it in one 9-inch cake pan.. no baking for this delicious gem; only the crust bake the rest just chills,baby.
1 1/4 cgraham crumbs
1/4 cgranulated sugar
1/4 cmelted butter
1 cwhipping cream
8 ozpkg. cream cheese, at room temperature
1/2 cgranulated sugar
1 tspvanilla extract
16 ozpackage of frozen strawberries, thawed or 2 cups fresh strawberries
2/3 cmilk, about
1 pkgunflavored gelatin
1/4 ccold water
garnishes:sugar , sweetened whipped cream or whipped topping
How to Make Loaf Pan Strawberry Cheese Cake
- Preheat oven to 325. Line your loaf pans or 9-inch cake pan with foil and spray with cooking oil. Set aside. Photo shows lined round pan.
Preheat oven to 325^.
Combine cracker crumbs, sugar and butter and press equally into the bottom of the 2 loaf pans or evenly in the cake pan. Bake for 10 minutes and let cool. Turn off oven.
- Filling:(photo shows 1 of the loaf pans) do not use all three pan - choose the one you want to use eithe 2 loaf pans or 1 cake pan.
In a bowl bet the whip cream using electric mixer until stiff peaks form; set aside.
In another bowl, beat the cream cheese, sugar and vanilla until smooth.Drain the juice for the strawberries. Add enough milk to the juice to make 1 cup, and stir into the cream cheese mixture.
- Put the water in a small saucepan. Add the gelatin and stir over low heat until dissolved. Gradually add the dissolved gelatin to the cheese cake mixture.(See note for using fresh berries.)*
Divide the drained strawberries in half. Puree about 1/2 of them and add to the batter. You will use the rest for the topping.
If using fresh strawberries. Mash the heck out of them with sugar to taste. Let set for 15 minutes to get juicy; then drain, reserving liquid, and proceed with recipe.