7-Up Lemon Cheesecake With Strawberry Glaze

Course : Cheesecakes
Serves: 10
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2 cups graham cracker crumbs
1/2 cup butter -- melted
1/2 cup powdered sugar
1 teaspoon cinnamon
---7-UP FILLING---
1 package unflavored gelatin
6 tablespoons sugar
1 1/2 cups 7-up -- divided
2 large eggs -- beaten
1 small lemon pudding and pie filling
3/4 cup water -- not instant
1/2 cup strawberry jelly melted or unsweetened frozen strawberries -- thawed
1 pint strawberries -- sliced

Preparation / Directions:

CRUST: Combine well the graham cracker crumbs, powdered sugar, cinnamon, and melted butter. Press onto bottom and partway up sides of buttered 9" springform pan; chill. FILLING: Soften unflavored gelatin in 1/4 cup 7-up for 4 minutes. In a saucepan combine pie filling, sugar, beaten eggs and water. Blend well. Add 1-1/4 cup 7-up and bring just to a boil over medium heat stirring constantly; remove from heat. Stir in softened gelatin; cool 3 minutes. Add 1/2 cup of this warm mixture to softened cream cheese; mash together. Mix together with remaining 7-up mixture and stir until well blended. Turn into chilled crust and chill for at least 8 hours. Remove from pan and add topping. TOPPING: Brush top of chilled cheesecake with melted jelly. Arrange strawberries upright on cake and spoon any remaining melted jelly over them.


Nutritional Information:

301 Calories (kcal); 12g Total Fat; (34% calories from fat); 3g Protein; 47g Carbohydrate; 62mg Cholesterol; 234mg Sodium

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