Orange Cheesecake Recipe

Orange Cheesecake

This refreshing orange-flavored unbaked cheesecake makes a great dessert for a warm summer day.

50 min.prep time 4:45total time
12 servings
000 Ratings

Ingredients

Crust

1 cup graham cracker crumbs
1/3 cup Land O Lakes® Butter, melted
1/4 cup sugar

Filling

1 cup orange juice
1/4 cup water
2 (1/4-ounce) envelopes unflavored gelatin
1 1/2 cups sugar
1 tablespoon freshly grated orange zest
1/2 cup Land O Lakes® Butter, softened
2 (8-ounce) packages cream cheese, softened

Garnish

Orange slices, if desired
Mint leaves, if desired

Directions

Combine all crust ingredients in bowl; mix well. Press onto bottom of ungreased 9-inch springform pan. Cover with plastic food wrap; refrigerate.

Combine orange juice and water in saucepan; sprinkle with gelatin. Let stand 5 minutes to soften. Add sugar, eggs and orange zest. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, 7-8 minutes or until mixture just comes to a boil. Set aside.

Combine 1/2 cup butter and cream cheese in bowl. Beat at medium speed, gradually adding hot orange mixture and scraping bowl often, until well mixed. Refrigerate, stirring occasionally, 45 minutes or until cool.

Beat 1/2 cup whipping cream in bowl at high speed, scraping bowl often, until stiff peaks form. Gently stir into orange mixture. Pour into prepared crust. Cover; refrigerate 3-4 hours or until firm.

Loosen sides of cheesecake from pan by running knife around inside of pan. Cut into wedges; place onto individual dessert plates. Garnish with whipped cream, orange slices and mint leaves, if desired. Store refrigerated.

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories: 480

Fat: 33g

Cholesterol: 180mg

Sodium: 330mg

Carbohydrates: 41g

Dietary Fiber: 0g

Protein: 7g

Recipe #11185©2001Land O'Lakes, Inc.

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