Gooseberry Meringue Cheesecake

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9Ingredients
390Calories
90Minutes

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup butter (melted)
  • 5 1/4 ounces graham cracker crumbs
  • oil (to grease pan)
  • 1/2 cup dry white wine (or apple juice)
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 12 1/2 ounces gooseberries (green, washed)
  • 3 ounces vanilla pudding (package, /pie filling mix)
  • 14 ounces cream cheese
  • 3 eggs (separated)

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 325°F. Mix the butter and graham cracker crumbs together. Grease an 8 inch springform pan with oil. Press the crumb mixture firmly into the base of the pan and chill for 30 mins.
  2. Boil the white wine or apple juice and 1/3 cup of the sugar. Add the gooseberries and simmer for 2-3 minutes. Mix together .5 oz of the pudding powder and 1tbsp of water until smooth. Add to the pan and simmer for 1 min, stirring. Remove from heat and allow to cool.
  3. In a bowl, mix together the cream cheese, egg yolks, 1/3 cup sugar and remaining pudding powder. Mix in the cooled gooseberry compote. Spread evenly over the graham cracker crust. Bake in the oven for about 40 minutes.
  4. Beat the egg whites until stiff and slowly add 3/4 cup of sugar. Continue to beat for 8-10 mins. Place the meringue mixture in a piping bag with a large nozzle. Remove cake from oven and pipe meringue on top immediately. Return to the oven for 15 mins on the lowest rack, then 5 mins on the top rack. Remove from the oven and allow to cool on a wire rack.
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NutritionView more

390Calories
Sodium11%DV260mg
Fat37%DV24g
Protein10%DV5g
Carbs14%DV41g
Fiber8%DV2g

PER SERVING *

Calories390Calories from Fat220
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat24g37%
Saturated Fat12g60%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol110mg37%
Sodium260mg11%
Potassium150mg4%
Protein5g10%
Calories from Fat220
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate41g14%
Dietary Fiber2g8%
Sugars31g62%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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