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Sunday, June 13, 2021
This creamy Portuguese strawberry cheesecake (cheesecake de morango) is perfect for any special occasion.
Preparation time:
6 h 15 min
Cooking Time:
10 min
Ready In:
6 h 25 min
Level of Difficulty:

Portuguese Strawberry Cheesecake Recipe

Portuguese Strawberry Cheesecake Recipe

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Posted in: Cakes / Cheesecakes
Tue, May 29, 2018, 12:31
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Base:1 pack of maria biscuits1/2 cup of butterCream:1 cup of cream cheese1 and 3/4 cups of heavy cream1 cup of sugar6 sheets of gelatinTopping:5 tablespoons of strawberry jam6 tablespoons of water1 sheet of gelatin
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    1. Put the heavy cream in the freezer 20 minutes before using it.
    2. Let the cream cheese soften slightly at room temperature before using it.
    3. Grind the biscuits in a chopper until it turns into flour, add the melted butter and knead well with your hands.
    4. Grease a removable rim mold (23 cm in diameter) with margarine, line the bottom with the biscuit/butter mixture and refrigerate for 5 to 10 minutes.
    5. Meanwhile, place the gelatin sheets in a little cold water, for about 10 minutes.
    6. Beat the heavy cream until it turns into a whipped cream and put aside.
    7. In a bowl mix the cream cheese with the sugar and then the whipped cream and mix  well.
    8. Dissolve the gelatin sheets and add them to the previous preparation, mixing it well.
    9. Remove the mold with the biscuit base from the refrigerator, put the cream mixture in it and refrigerate it for about 5 hours.


    1. Place the sheet of gelatine in water, heat a pot with the 5 tablespoons of strawberry jam and the 6 tablespoons of water stirring very well until it dissolves.
    2. Then add the soaked gelatin and stir it to dissolve completely.
    3. Let it cool a little and with the help of a spoon, place this topping on the cheesecake and put it back in the refrigerator.
    Recipe & Photo Credit: narwencuisine.blogspot.pt *


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