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No-Bake Strawberry Cream Dessert

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Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time0 mins
Chill Time4 hrs
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: no-bake fruit desserts, strawberry no-bake desserts, using in-season strawberries
Servings: 12
Calories: 485kcal

Ingredients

Filling:

  • 2 cups sliced sweetened strawberries drained
  • 2 1/2 cups heavy whipping cream divided
  • 1/3 cup + 2 tbs of confectioner's sugar divided
  • 4 oz cream cheese softened
  • 2 tbs powdered gelatin dessert mix
  • 1/2 cup boiling water

Crust:

  • 2 cups vanilla wafer crumbs
  • 6 tbs melted butter

Sauce:

  • 1 cup sweetened strawberries

Instructions

  • Mix crust ingredients in a small bowl and press into a 13 x 9-inch pan (in EU & UK the best match is a 3L oblong pan). Place in the fridge while making the filling
  • Dissolve the gelatin mix in 1/2 cup boiling water; set aside to cool to room temp
  • Whip 1 1/2 cups of the cream, cream cheese and 1/3 cup confectioner's sugar until peaks form. Beat in the lukewarm gelatin mixture. Fold in the strawberries.
  • Spread filling on top of the crust.
  • In another bowl, beat the remaining 1 cup of heavy cream and 2 tbs confectioner's sugar until peaks form. Spread over the strawberry layer and chill at least 4 hours.
  • To prepare sauce, place strawberries in a food processor and process until it's smooth.

Notes

1 large tub (12 oz) may stand in for the whipped cream

Nutrition

Serving: 1serving | Calories: 485kcal | Carbohydrates: 51g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 30g | Saturated Fat: 18g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 8g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 94mg | Sodium: 197mg | Potassium: 89mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 33g | Vitamin A: 1031IU | Vitamin C: 11mg | Calcium: 58mg | Iron: 1mg