NY Style Cheesecake Mousse

TJ has been in the mood for a mousse for the past couple of weeks, but since I’m a nut, and I’ve had my blogging recipes for the year schedule out since December, I told him to wait a bit until it was time for this one. Well, TJ’s verdict is in, and this mousse was definitely worth the wait.

It tastes, well, just like a cheesecake, but with a definitively mousse-y quality. What am I even saying? Haha, basically just know that this is delicious, and the title of it describes exactly what it tastes like. Sometimes, there’s just no more to say than that!

Printable Recipe
Serves 4

3/4 cup heavy whipping cream
8oz cream cheese, softened
1/2 cup powdered sugar
1 1/2 tsp vanilla
1/2 tsp lemon juice
graham cracker crumbs, for topping
sliced strawberries, for topping

In a chilled bowl, beat the whipping cream until soft peaks form; refrigerate.

In a large bowl, beat the cream cheese, powdered sugar, vanilla, and lemon juice until smooth.

Gently fold the whipped cream into the cream cheese mixture.

Divide the mixture into serving glasses and refrigerate for at least 2 hours.

Top with graham cracker crumbs and strawberries, then enjoy!
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Adapted from Taste of Home


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