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Neapolitan Cheesecake

Greek yogurt blended with cream cheese is the secret to the tangy filling in this twist on an ice cream shop favorite.

Serving Size:

15

Active Time:

1 hr.

Total Time:

5 hrs.

Ingredients

  • 2 (11.5 oz.) pkgs. chocolate loaf cake
  • 2 (¼ oz.) envs. unflavored gelatin
  • ½ cup milk
  • 2 (8 oz.) pkgs. cream cheese, at room temp.
  • 2 cups plain whole milk Greek yogurt, at room temp.
  • 1½ cups + Tbs. sugar
  • 1 Tbs. + 2 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1 (16 oz.) cont. strawberries, sliced + additional halved
  • 1 cup heavy cream

Instructions

  1. Line bottom of 8” springform pan with parchment round. Cut each cake into 4 pieces. Working with 4 pieces at a time, in food processor, pulse cake until crumbly. Evenly press all crumbs into bottom of pan.
  2. In small microwave-safe bowl, stir gelatin into milk; let stand 5 min. In clean food processor, combine cream cheese, yogurt, 1¼ cups sugar and 1 Tbs. vanilla; process until smooth. Microwave gelatin mixture 10-15 sec. until melted. Add to food processor; pulse until blended. Pour mixture over cake layer. Cover; chill until set, at least 4 hrs.
  3. Toss sliced strawberries with ¼ cup sugar. Let stand 15 min. In blender, puree strawberries until smooth; strain through fine mesh strainer. On medium-high speed, beat cream with remaining 6 Tbs. sugar and 2 tsp. vanilla until stiff peaks form. Fold in ⅔ cup strawberry puree until blended. Cover and chill whipped cream and remaining puree separately, about 1 hr.
  4. Remove side of springform pan; transfer cheesecake to serving plate. Spread whipped cream over top. Drizzle with some of puree. Top with halved strawberries and serve with remaining puree.

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