No bake Cherry Limeade Cheesecake

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Savor the sweet tanginess of our No Bake Cherry Limeade Cheesecake! This delightful dessert combines the zesty flavors of limeade with the lusciousness of creamy cheesecake, all without needing to turn on the oven. Perfect for hot summer days or when you’re craving a refreshing treat, this cheesecake is a breeze to make and even easier to enjoy.

Why You’ll Love This Recipe

  • Refreshing Twist: This cheesecake combines the tangy zest of limeade with the sweet tartness of cherries, creating a refreshing and unique flavor profile that’s perfect for summer.
  • Easy Preparation: With no baking required, this cheesecake is quick and simple to make, saving you time and effort in the kitchen.
  • Creamy Indulgence: Despite its no-bake nature, this cheesecake still delivers a creamy and decadent texture, making it a delightful treat for any occasion without the need to turn on the oven.

Recipe ingredients

for Graham Cracker Crust

  • Graham Cracker Crumbs: Classic base for the crust, offering a sweet and crunchy texture.
  • Sugar: Adds sweetness and helps bind the crust together.
  • Unsalted Sweet Cream Butter: Provides richness and helps bind the crust ingredients.
  • Baking Spray: Used for greasing the pan to prevent sticking and ensure easy removal of the cheesecake.
  • Parchment Paper: Lining the pan with parchment paper facilitates lifting the cheesecake out of the pan and aids in clean slicing.

Cheesecake Ingredients

  • Boiling Water: Essential for dissolving the gelatin mix and ensuring proper setting.
  • Sonic Cherry Limeade Jello mix: Infuses the cheesecake with cherry-lime flavor and helps it set.
  • Cream Cheese, Softened: Creamy base for the cheesecake, providing richness and tanginess.
  • Powdered Sugar: Sweetens the cheesecake filling and helps achieve a smooth texture.
  • Lime Juice: Adds tartness and enhances the lime flavor in the cheesecake.
  • Lime Zest: Provides a bright, citrusy aroma and flavor to the cheesecake.
  • Cool Whip: Light and airy whipped topping, adding creaminess to the cheesecake filling.
  • Neon Blue Food Coloring: Adds a fun pop of color to the cheesecake filling.

for Topping

  • Cool Whip: Additional whipped topping for garnish, adding creaminess and volume.
  • Lime Wedges: Decorative garnish and adds a hint of citrus freshness.
  • Maraschino Cherries: Colorful topping and adds a sweet, fruity flavor.
  • Disposable Piping Bag With Star Tip: Used for piping decorative swirls of whipped topping onto the cheesecake.

How To Make Cherry Limeade Cheesecake?

Step One: Prepare Graham Cracker Crust

Line a 9-inch springform pan with Pam Baking Spray.

Step Two: Mix Graham Cracker Crust Ingredients

Combine the crust ingredients in a medium bowl.

Step three: Press Crust into Pie Dish

Spray the pie pan with baking spray to prevent sticking. Press half of the graham cracker crust into the bottom of the pie dish.

Step four: Press Remaining Crust along Sides

Press the remaining crust mixture up along the sides of the pie dish for an even crust.

Step five: Chill the Crust

Place the prepared springform pan into the freezer while you work on the no-bake cheesecake.

Step six: Prepare Cheesecake Base

In a medium bowl, dissolve the Jello mix in boiling water and let it cool to room temperature.

Step seven: Mix Cheesecake Filling

In a large bowl, combine cream cheese, powdered sugar, lemon juice, neon blue food coloring, and the cooled Jello mixture. Gently fold in the Cool Whip.

Step eight: Set the Cheesecake

Pour the creamy cheesecake mixture into the chilled crust and refrigerate overnight to set.

Step nine: Decorate the Cheesecake

Pipe dollops of Cool Whip around the edge of the cheesecake, then carefully remove it from the springform pan.

Step ten: Serve

Garnish the cheesecake with lime zest, lime wedges, and maraschino cherries for a delightful presentation. Slice and enjoy your delicious No-Bake Cherry Limeade Cheesecake!

Expert Tips

  • Cream Cheese Texture: For a smoother texture, ensure that the cream cheese is softened to room temperature before mixing.
  • Dollop Piping: Before piping the dollops of Cool Whip around the edge, make sure the cheesecake is fully chilled to avoid melting.

Variations

  • Chocolate Indulgence – Drizzle dark chocolate ganache over the cheesecake and top with chocolate shavings for a decadent touch.
  • Berry Burst – Replace cherries with a mix of fresh berries like strawberries, blueberries, and raspberries for a colorful and fruity cheesecake.
  • Citrus Fusion – Infuse the cheesecake with a blend of citrus flavors by incorporating orange zest and mandarin segments into the filling, offering a refreshing twist.

Storage Instructions

  • Chill: Place any remaining Cherry Limeade Cheesecake in a covered container and chill in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  • Freeze: Wrap the cheesecake tightly in plastic wrap and aluminum foil or place it in an airtight container. Freeze for up to 2-3 months.
  • Thaw: Defrost the cheesecake in the refrigerator overnight.
  • Serve Chilled: Serve the cheesecake chilled directly from the refrigerator.

What To Serve With This Recipe

  • Tarragon Soda: Tarragon soda offers a unique herbal flavor with a hint of sweetness, making it a refreshing and unexpected pairing with the creamy cheesecake. Serve it in tall glasses filled with ice and garnished with a sprig of fresh tarragon for a beautiful presentation.
  • Maple Cinnamon Latte: The warm and comforting flavors of maple and cinnamon in the latte complement the creamy sweetness of the cheesecake. Serve the latte in cozy mugs with a sprinkle of cinnamon on top for an extra touch of warmth and flavor.
CHERRY Limeade cheesecake

Cherry Limeade Cheesecake

Yield: 8
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Additional Time: 12 hours
Total Time: 12 hours 20 minutes

This Cherry Limeade Cheesecake is delicious, tasty and simple to make. A no bake recipe the whole family will love

Ingredients

  • 1 1⁄2 C graham cracker crumbs
  • 1⁄4 C sugar
  • 6 tbsp unsalted sweet cream butter
  • 1⁄2 C boiling water
  • 3.94 oz Sonic Cherry Limeade Jello mix
  • 24 oz. cream cheese, softened
  • 3⁄4 C powdered sugar
  • 2 tbsp lime juice
  • 3 tbsp lime zest
  • 8 oz. Cool Whip
  • Neon blue food coloring
  • 1 - 8 oz cool whip, thawed
  • Lime wedges
  • Maraschino cherries

Instructions

  1. Line a 9-inch springform pan with Pam Baking Spray.
  2. Combine the crust ingredients in a medium bowl.
  3. Spray the pie pan with baking spray to prevent sticking. Press half of the graham cracker crust into the bottom of the pie dish.
  4. Press the remaining crust mixture up along the sides of the pie dish for an even crust.
  5. Place the prepared springform pan into the freezer while you work on the no-bake cheesecake.
  6. In a medium bowl, dissolve the Jello mix in boiling water and let it cool to room temperature.
  7. In a large bowl, combine cream cheese, powdered sugar, lemon juice, neon blue food coloring, and the cooled Jello mixture. Gently fold in the Cool Whip.
  8. Pour the creamy cheesecake mixture into the chilled crust and refrigerate overnight to set.
  9. Pipe dollops of Cool Whip around the edge of the cheesecake, then carefully remove it from the springform pan.
  10. Garnish the cheesecake with lime zest, lime wedges, and maraschino cherries for a delightful presentation. Slice and enjoy your delicious No-Bake Cherry Limeade Cheesecake!

Notes

  • Cream Cheese Texture: For a smoother texture, ensure that the cream cheese is softened to room temperature before mixing.
  • Dollop Piping: Before piping the dollops of Cool Whip around the edge, make sure the cheesecake is fully chilled to avoid melting.

Nutrition Information:
Yield: 8 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 709Total Fat: 54gSaturated Fat: 35gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 14gCholesterol: 109mgSodium: 430mgCarbohydrates: 52gFiber: 1gSugar: 40gProtein: 7g

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