When we hear of strawberries, our mouth starts to water even before eating it. Strawberry is one of the tastiest and good looking fruit (if I may say so) that instantly grabs attention and lures you to pick it up and eat. Fresh strawberries can be used to make numerous dessert items for your friends and families. Not doe sit taste well, but also has many helpful antioxidants needed for the body to stay fit and toxin free.
Strawberries are readily available in the fruit shops. However, make sure you buy them after checking if it’s not squished or spoilt. Please note any ingredient you use to make any dessert or food preparation has to be fresh. It is extremely important that you maintain high hygiene levels by washing the fruits before taking them to use. Also, use clean containers and glasses, whichever is required.
Coming to the taste of strawberry cheesecakes, it is something that everybody loves. You need not be a five year old to enjoy but even a fifty plus adults can relish the tasty mix of strawberry and cheesecake. Let’s discuss its recipe in length.
Preparation time: One hour
Level of difficulty: Easy
Servings: 8 to 10 people
Ingredients For Free Form Strawberry Cheesecake
Room temperature cream cheese- 12 ounce
2 tablespoon of almond liqueur
2 lemons zest and juiced
4 room temperature eggs
1 cup sugar
32 ounce of mascarpone cheese
Small sized equally cut fresh fruits 6-8 cups
4 tablespoon of sugar
Directions To Prepare Free Form Strawberry Cheesecake
Firstly, you need a mixer with paddle attachment to beat the cream cheese until it becomes smooth. Add lemon zest and pinch of salt to it. Pour lemon juice and almond liqueur while you are beating the cheese. Gradually put eggs one at a time and beat well, then add the second and mix well. Follow this till all the four eggs have been beaten with the cheese. Add sugar and mascarpone cheese and beat till the mixture is smooth.
Pour the mixture in a heat proof bowl. Take a sauce pan with little water and simmer it. Place the bowl with mixture on the sauce pan but make sure that the water does not touch the bottom of the bowl. Cook till it reaches 170 degrees F. the temperature can be checked with a candy thermometer. Once the temperature rises, make sure you stir enough to avoid forming lumps. Once the temperature touches 170 degrees F, remove the saucepan from the heat. Allow the mixture to cool down. In case of lumps, strain the mixture for a smooth sauce.
Add sugar and lemon to the small sized cut fruits. Decorate the serving bowl with the fruits. Use a spoon to scoop small cups of the sauce and place them into the bowl. Serve immediately to relish.
It is one of the most popular strawberry desserts, well liked by all age groups. Be it a birthday party or a family get together, free form strawberry cheesecakes is a perfect way to end a meal with.