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Cranberry Cheesecake

Dairy Farmers of Canada
  • Course Desserts & Sweets
  • Prep. Time 25 - 30 mins
  • Cooking Time 10 mins
  • Refrigeration Time 3 - 4 hrs
  • Yields 12 servings

Great stuff! The creamy goodness of cheesecake together with the unique taste of cranberries. To serve, just dip your knife in really hot water and wipe before slicing.


1 1/2 cups (375 mL) graham cracker crumbs
2 tbsp (30 mL) sugar
1 tsp (5 mL) grated orange zest
1/3 cup (80 mL) butter, melted

1 pouch unflavoured gelatin
1/4 cup (60 mL) orange juice
1 can (13 oz/398 mL) whole-berry cranberry sauce
8 oz (250 g) Canadian Cream cheese
1 tsp (5 mL) grated orange zest
1 1/2 cups (375 mL) 35 % cream
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Preheat oven to 350 °F (180 °C).

Combine graham cracker crumbs with sugar, orange zest and butter. Press into the bottom of a 9-inch (23 cm) springform pan.

Bake for 10 min. Cool completely.

Sprinkle gelatin over orange juice in a small saucepan and allow to rest for 5 min. Heat gently just until gelatin dissolves.

Meanwhile, in a small bowl, stir cranberry sauce until softened.

In medium bowl, beat Cream cheese with orange Zest. Beat in cranberry sauce. Beat in dissolved gelatin.

In a small bowl, beat cream until light. Fold into cream cheese mixture. Pour into the prepared pan.

Refrigerate for 3 to 4 hrs before serving. Cake can be garnished with additional whipped cream or served as is.

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Nutritional Info

Per serving
Energy: 332 Calories
Protein: 4 g
Carbohydrate: 27 g
Fat: 24 g
Fibre: 0.7 g
Sodium: 185 mg

Top 5 Nutrients

Nutrient % DV*
Calcium: 4 % / 43 mg
Vitamin A: 24 %
Vitamin B12: 10 %
Vitamin E: 10 %
Riboflavin: 6 %

*percentage of daily value

*Note: The daily value (DV) is established by Health Canada and corresponds to the daily quantity recommended for each nutrient. The percentage of the daily value (% DV) indicates the proportion of the nutrient provided by a serving of the recipe, in comparison with the quantity recommended.

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