Strawberry Shortcake Cheesecake is a delicious and decadent dessert that combines the flavors of classic strawberry shortcake with rich and creamy cheesecake. The graham cracker crust provides a crunchy and buttery base for the smooth and creamy cheesecake filling. The fresh strawberry topping adds a bright and fruity flavor to the dessert. This dessert is perfect for a special occasion or for impressing your guests at a dinner party. Enjoy this scrumptious Strawberry Shortcake Cheesecake!
Ingredients: For the crust:
- 1 1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs
- 1/3 cup granulated sugar
- 1/2 cup unsalted butter, melted
For the cheesecake filling:
- 24 oz cream cheese, softened
- 1 cup granulated sugar
- 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
- 3 eggs
- 1/2 cup sour cream
- 1/4 cup heavy cream
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
For the topping:
- 2 cups sliced fresh strawberries
- 1/4 cup granulated sugar
- 1 teaspoon lemon juice
Preparation time: 20 minutes Cooking time: 50 minutes Chilling time: 4 hours or overnight
- Preheat the oven to 325°F (165°C).
- In a mixing bowl, combine the graham cracker crumbs, granulated sugar, and melted butter. Mix well.
- Press the mixture into the bottom of a 9-inch springform pan. Bake the crust for 10 minutes and then remove it from the oven and set it aside to cool.
- In a separate mixing bowl, beat the cream cheese until smooth.
- Add the granulated sugar and all-purpose flour to the cream cheese mixture and beat until well combined.
- Beat in the eggs, one at a time, until fully incorporated.
- Add the sour cream, heavy cream, and vanilla extract to the cheesecake mixture and beat until smooth.
- Pour the cheesecake mixture over the cooled graham cracker crust.
- Bake the cheesecake for 45-50 minutes or until the center of the cheesecake is almost set.
- Remove the cheesecake from the oven and allow it to cool to room temperature before transferring it to the refrigerator to chill for at least 4 hours or overnight.
- In a mixing bowl, combine the sliced strawberries, granulated sugar, and lemon juice. Toss well to combine.
- Spread the strawberry mixture over the top of the chilled cheesecake before serving.