Glazed Strawberry Cheesecake Tart
Why I Love This Recipe
Ingredients You'll Need
pastry for single crust pie:
1 envelope unflavored gelatin
5 tablespoons sugar
1-1/4 cups boiling water
3 tablespoons Cointreau or orange liqueur
4 drops red food coloring
8 ounces cream cheese, softened
1 teaspoon orange peel, grated
2 pints fresh whole strawberries
Roll pastry into 11-inch circle; press into 9 1/2-inch tart pan or 9-inch pie pan.
Bake in preheated 425 F. oven 10 minutes, or until lightly browned.
To make glaze, mix 1 teaspoon unflavored gelatin with 1 tablespoon sugar in small bowl; add 3/4 cup boiling water and stir until gelatin is completely dissolved.
Stir in 2 tablespoons liqueur and food coloring; chill, stirring occasionally, until mixture is consistency of unbeaten egg whites.
Meanwhile, mix remaining unflavored gelatin with remaining 4 tablespoons sugar in medium bowl; add remaining 1/2 cup boiling water and stir until gelatin is completely dissolved.
With electric mixer, beat in cream cheese, remaining 1 tablespoon liqueur and orange peel until smooth.
Turn into prepared crust; chill until partially set. Arrange strawberries on tart; brush with glaze and chill until firm.