This no-bake cheese cake is really unique and looks mesmerizing with its swirls.
- Crushed Graham Crackers - 3/4 cup
- Butter - 2 tbs
- Cream Cheese - 230 g (0.5 lbs)
- Sugar - 1/2 cup
- Milk - 1/2 cup
- Vanilla - 2 tsp
- Finely Shredded Orange Peel - 1/2 tsp
- Cream Cheese - 450 g (1 lbs)
- Pumpkin - 400 g (0.9 lbs)
- Pumpkin Pie Spice - 1 tsp
- Flavored Gelatin - 1 envelope
- Orange Juice - 1/4 cup
For crust, in a medium bowl, stir together crushed graham crackers and melted butter until crackers are moistened. Press mixture onto bottom of an 8-inch springform pan. Cover and chill while preparing filling.
2. For filling, in a food processor or blender, combine the reduced-fat cream cheese, 1/4 cup of the sugar, 1/4 cup of the milk, the vanilla, and orange peel. Cover and process or blend until smooth. Transfer to a medium bowl; set aside.
3. In a food processor or blender, combine fat-free cream cheese, pumpkin, remaining 1/4 cup sugar, remaining 1/4 cup milk, and the pumpkin pie spice. Cover and process or blend until smooth.
4. In a small saucepan, sprinkle gelatin over orange juice; let stand for 5 minutes. Cook and stir over low heat until gelatin is dissolved. Stir 1 tablespoon of the gelatin mixture into the white cream cheese mixture and the remaining gelatin mixture into the pumpkin mixture.
5. Pour pumpkin mixture over chilled crust in pan. Carefully pour white cream cheese mixture over pumpkin mixture. Using a narrow, thin-bladed metal spatula or a table knife, swirl pumpkin and white mixtures.
6. Cover and chill overnight before serving. To serve, using a small sharp knife, loosen cheesecake from side of springform pan; remove side of pan. Cut into wedges.
Also known as: Cheese Cake With Pumpkin Pie Filling
Remember: It is always better to use fresh organic ingredients when cooking! Avoid processed foods and canned fruits or vegetables. Cooking starts with a visit to a local market!Print this page