Strawberry Cream Cheese Cake

Recipe by happynana
READY IN: 49hrs
SERVES: 10
YIELD: 1 cake
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees and put oven rack in center.
  • Lightly butter a 9" spring form pan.
  • Mix together the crust ingredients and press into bottom of pan.
  • Prepare filling. Beat cream cheese with mixer.
  • Add remaining ingredients and beat until smooth.
  • Pour into pan and bake for 50 to 55 minutes for 9 inch (45 minutes for 10").
  • Cake may rise and crack slightly.
  • Let stand 10 to 15 minutes.
  • Prepare topping while cake is baking.
  • Mix together topping ingredients and keep refrigerated until ready to use.
  • When the cake is done put the topping mixture on top starting at center to within 1/2 inch of edge.
  • Bake another 5 minutes.
  • Remove cake from oven and let cool.
  • Refrigerate at least 24 hours. (2 - 3 days is best).
  • Prepare Glaze several hours before serving.
  • Wash and hull strawberries. Dry completely on paper towels.
  • In saucepan combine a little jelly and cornstarch.
  • Add remaining ingredients. Cook until it becomes clear (about 5 minutes) stir constantly.
  • Cool it to lukewarm stirring occasionally.
  • Arrange the berries with tips pointing upward on top of cake.
  • Spoon the glaze over the berries allowing it to drip down the sides of the cake.
  • Serve. Store in refrigerator.
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