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Strawberry Cheesecake

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Ingredients
For crust
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Graham cracker crumbs 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Granulated sugar 2 Tablespoon
  Cocoa 2 Tablespoon
  Strawberry flavored gelatin 3 Ounce
  Unflavored gelatin powder 1⁄4 Ounce
  Boiling water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Frozen sliced strawberries 15 Ounce, partly thawed
  Softened cream cheese 8 Ounce
  Confectioners' sugar 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  Whipping cream 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Chocolate 1 Tablespoon (For Garnishing)
  Whipped cream 1 Tablespoon (For Garnishing)
Directions

Crust: Melt butter in saucepan.
Stir in crumbs, sugar and cocoa.
Measure 1/2 cup (125 ml) for topping.
Press remaining crumbs into ungreased 9 inch (22 cm) springform pan.
Bake in 350°F (180°C) oven for 10 minutes.
Cool.
Filling: Mix both gelatin powders together well in bowl.
Add water.
Stir to dissolve.
Mix in strawberries.
Chill until syrupy.
Beat cream cheese and icing sugar together until fluffy.
Whip cream until stiff.
Fold into cheese mixture.
Fold into thickened jelly.
Pour over crust.
Sprinkle with reserved crumbs.
Chill well.
Cuts into 10 to 12 pieces.
Decorate with Chocolate Hearts and whipped cream if desired.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Bit Difficult
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Interest: 
Holiday, Party
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Strawberry
Preparation Time: 
45 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
75 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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