RECIPES

No Bake Rose' Cheesecake

cheesecake

A graham cracker crust, rosé-infused no bake cheesecake filling, and a rosé gelatin poured on top of cantaloupe and blackberries. 

  • Prep Time

    1hr

  • Cook Time

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  • Total Time

    5hr

  • Servings

    16

Ingredients

For the Gelatin Layer

  • 1 cup rosé wine, divided
  • 1 envelope unflavored gelatin
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons granulated sugar

For the Crust

  • 1½ cups graham cracker crumbs
  • 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 6 tablespoons salted butter, melted

For the Cheesecake Filling

  • 2 packages (8 ounces each) Philadelphia cream cheese, at room temperature
  • ¼ cup rosé wine
  • 1½ cups heavy cream
  • ½ cup granulated sugar

For the Fruit Layer

  • 1½ cups cantaloupe balls 1-inch in diameter (the small side of a standard melon baller)
  • 1½ cups blackberries

Preparation

Make the Gelatin Layer:

  • Place ½ cup of the rosé wine in a small bowl and sprinkle with the gelatin. Allow to soften for 5 minutes. Bring the remaining ½ cup of rosé wine and the water to a boil; add the sugar and stir to dissolve. Pour over the gelatin mixture and stir until the gelatin has completely dissolved. Pour into a 9-inch square baking dish (or another vessel with a similar surface area) and refrigerate for 40 to 50 minutes, stirring occasionally, until it has thickened to a syrup-like consistency.

Make the Crust:

  • In a medium bowl, stir together the graham cracker crumbs and sugar. Pour the melted butter over top and, using a fork, stir together until the mixture is evenly moistened. Transfer to a 9-inch springform pan and press into an even layer. Refrigerate while you prepare the cheesecake filling.

Make the Cheesecake Filling:

  • Using an electric mixer on medium-low speed, beat together the cream cheese and rosé wine until completely smooth, about 1 minute. Add the heavy cream and beat on medium speed until the mixture has thickened, about 30 seconds. Increase the speed to medium-high and gradually add the sugar, then continue to beat until the mixture is very thick and holds very stiff peaks (about 2 minutes total). Scrape down the sides of the bowl and beat for another 30 seconds. Pile the filling on top of the crust and smooth the top with a spatula.

Finish Assembling the Cheesecake:

  • Lightly press the blackberries and cantaloupe onto the top of the cheesecake as desired. Refrigerate if the gelatin mixture is not ready yet. Once the gelatin mixture has reached the thick, syrup consistency, very slowly pour it over the fruit. Refrigerate for at least 4 hours prior to serving.
  • 5. When ready to serve, run a sharp knife around the edge of the springform pan and release the sides. The cheesecake can be stored in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.

RECIPE NOTES:

  • Given that there is uncooked wine in this recipe, it is not recommended to serve it to children. This cheesecake can be prepared a day in advance and refrigerated until ready to serve.