CHEESECAKE IN A JAR

8
Angela Nair

By
@Angel07

I pinched this recipe from Jamie Oliver! It appeared on one of my online magazines. It has become a firm favourite for friends and family who love cheesecake!
The best part of this cheesecake, besides eating it, is the lovely way it can be presented for eating or as giving to someone as a foodie gift!
Decorate it according to the ocassion and you cannot go wrong - and its a way of recycling your used glass jars!

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
Depends on size of jar
Prep:
45 Min

Ingredients

  • 1 c
    cracker crumbs
  • 1 Tbsp
    sugar
  • 2 Tbsp
    melted butter
  • 250 g
    cream cheese
  • 400 g
    condensed milk
  • 1/2 tsp
    lemon juice (fresh or bottled)
  • 3 c
    cherry filling (see recipe)
  • ·
    jars with lids
  • ·
    ribbons, flowers or other decorations
  • CHERRY FILLING

  • 5 or 6 c
    pitted fresh cherries
  • 1/2 c
    water
  • 1 1/4 c
    granulated sugar
  • 4 Tbsp
    cornstarch

How to Make CHEESECAKE IN A JAR

Step-by-Step

  1. Throw crackers into a food processor and crush into crumbs (or crush in a packet with rolling pin)
    Add sugar and melted butter and combine well
  2. In a stand mixer or a bowl - mix the cream cheese until smooth. Scrape the bottom with a spatula. Add the condensed milk while you continue to beat the mixture
  3. Once it is all added beat for about 3 minutes, or until smooth and silky. You may You may need to
    scrape the bottom of the bowl again to be sure all of the cream
    cheese is getting incorporated.
    5.
  4. Add your lemon juice. Mix for 1 more minute to be sure
    everything is combined nicely.
    Be Sure your jars are nice and clean
  5. Layer about 2 tsp of the graham cracker mixture.
    Then about 2 Tblsp of the cream cheese mixture.
    Layer about 2 Tblsp of cherry pie filling (see recipe below) over the cream cheese mixture.
  6. Spray in a bit of Orley whip or cream, and smooth it out with a spoon. Then repeat the layers again. Put on the lids and rings.
  7. To attach the cards, simply punch two holes in the top of each card. Wrap the ribbon around the lid of the jar and through the two holes. Tie a lovely bow and hot glue the flowers on tops.
    Voila - A great Christmas gift. Refrigerate until you are ready to deliver them. Also, they will stay good for a few days if you need to make them ahead.
  8. CHERRY PIE FILLING: Preparation:In a saucepan, combine cherries with remaining ingredients. Bring to a boil; reduce heat to low and cook, stirring
    frequently, for about 10 minutes. Cool slightly before using to fill

Printable Recipe Card

About CHEESECAKE IN A JAR




Show 7 Comments & Reviews

15 Healthy Meal Prep Ideas

15 Healthy Meal Prep Ideas


Is your goal for the year to eat healthier? We’re here to help. These healthy meal prep recipes will make sticking to your diet easier than ever. Not only is meal prepping proven to help you eat healthier, but these nutritious meals are also delicious and sure to cure your cravings.

32 Bacon Recipes You Need in Your Life

32 Bacon Recipes You Need in Your Life


How do you make a recipe better? You add bacon, duh. Salty, bacony goodness, we absolutely love the flavor kick bacon gives a recipe. From vegetables to soups to breakfast casseroles to macaroni and cheese, bacon is a delicious addition to any recipe. Check out these 32 bacon recipes to get your taste buds drooling!

16 Quick-Fix Winter Dinner Ideas

16 Quick-Fix Winter Dinner Ideas


Dinners in under 60 minutes! For those nights where you need to get dinner on the family ASAP, these quick-fix dinners are here to help. Who says that homemade delicious meals require hours to make? These yummy, family-friendly dinners only need an hour from start to finish. Scroll down for classic recipes, new dinner ideas, […]