Delicious No-Bake Cheesecake with Condensed Milk Using a Simple Recipe

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It’s hard to beat the taste of a rich and creamy cheesecake. They have become one of the most popular desserts, thanks to the several amazing variations that are made. This delicious condensed milk cheesecake using a simple recipe is so easy and tasty to make you’ll want to share it with everyone you know.

Making cheesecake can be a trying process, however, this recipe is simple and requires no previous baking experience. It’s a delicious take on a classic cheesecake that will leave your taste buds happy. This is definitely a recipe you’ll want to keep handy when making desserts for any special occasion.

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Condensed Milk Cheesecake: What is Condensed Milk?

Condensed milk is milk that has had the water removed from it by using heat. Removing the water allows for a more concentrated milk taste. The condensed milk then has sugar added to it, expanding its shelf life for over a year.

Though condensed milk would not taste good if you drink it from a can, it can taste amazing when added into recipes. It has a rich and creamy texture, which allows for it to create some amazing desserts.

Condensed Milk Cheesecake: What is Condensed Milk?

Condensed milk is often used in ice cream, pies, cheesecakes, and puddings. It adds a sweet taste and smooth consistency to desserts.

Condensed milk is often sold as sweetened condensed milk. Though there is unsweetened condensed milk, it is commonly referred to as evaporated milk. Sweetened condensed milk and evaporated milk are two different things and they are not meant to be interchangeable.

Though you can make your own sweetened condensed milk at home, most people choose to buy their own. Canned sweetened condensed milk bought from stores is easy to incorporate into recipes and can be kept for longer than homemade.

What You Will Need to Make This No-Bake Condensed Milk Cheesecake

Ingredients

To make this simple recipe cheesecake with condensed milk by Martha Stewart, you will need:

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Equipment

To prepare this cheesecake, you will need an:

Condensed Milk Cheesecake: Step by Step Instructions

Step One: Crush Graham Crackers

Put the graham crackers in a large resealable plastic bag and use a rolling pin to crush them to fine crumbs.

What You Will Need to Make This No-Bake Condensed Milk Cheesecake

Step Two: Add Sugar and Butter to Graham Cracker Crumbs

In a medium bowl, add the graham cracker crumbs. Stir in the sugar and then add the melted butter. Combine until fully mixed.

Step Three: Add Graham Cracker Mix to Pan

Press the graham cracker mix into the springform pan. Spread it 1 ½-2 inch up the side. Chill the crust in the freezer for at least ten minutes.

Condensed Milk Cheesecake: Step by Step Instructions

Step Four: Prepare the Filling

In a large bowl, beat the cream cheese at medium-high speed until smooth with an electric mixer. Beat in the condensed milk, adding a small amount at a time and scraping the sides with a rubber spatula as needed. Beat in the lemon juice and vanilla.

Step Five: Pour Filling into Crust

Pour the cheesecake filling into the crust, smoothing the top with a rubber spatula. Cover the cheesecake with plastic wrap and place in the fridge for 2 ½-3 hours. Unclasp sides of cheesecake pan and served chilled.

This rich and creamy cheesecake will turn out beautiful. Be sure to leave it in the fridge long enough to allow it to set up.

Tips and Tricks

To save time, you can use a store-bought crust or make your crust ahead of time and freeze it. You may also use a chocolate cookie-based crust too, as it pairs nicely with the cheesecake.

This cheesecake also tastes great with fruit. You can add fresh strawberries or raspberries to give it extra flavor. Adding a strawberry or raspberry sauce will also take this cheesecake to the next level, making it even harder to resist.

If you’re a chocolate lover, adding some chocolate chips or chocolate sauce will help dress up this cheesecake. This cheesecake is a great base for adding your favorite toppings.

Condensed Milk Cheesecake: Step by Step Instructions Tips and Tricks

This cheesecake should be stored in the fridge. It can be stored wrapped in plastic wrap or in a cake container for up to five days in the fridge.

 You can also store it in the freezer for up to three months. Tightly wrap the cheesecake in aluminum foil before placing it in the freezer. Thaw it in the refrigerator for eight hours before serving.

Make sure to allow the cream cheese to reach room temperature before adding it to the cheesecake. Set the cream cheese out for thirty minutes prior to making it. If the cream cheese is too cold, the cheesecake will not reach the proper consistency.

 Make sure when beating the cream cheese, you get all of the bumps out. This will allow for a smoother and creamier cheesecake.

It may take more than three hours for your cheesecake to fully set up. To test to see if the cheesecake is fully set, give it a slight jiggle. If only a small circle in the center jiggles, then the cheesecake is fully set.

Delicious Cheesecake with Condensed Milk Using a Simple Recipe

It’s hard to beat the taste of a rich and creamy cheesecake. They have become one of the most popular desserts, thanks to the several amazing variations that are made. This delicious cheesecake with condensed milk using a simple recipe is so easy and tasty to make you’ll want to share it with everyone you know.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Delicious Cheesecake with Condensed Milk Using a Simple Recipe
Prep Time 25 minutes
Total Time 3 hours 30 minutes
Servings 12 servings
Author cakedecorist.com

Equipment

  • Electric MixeR
  • Large bowl
  • Large resealable plastic bag
  • Rolling Pin
  • Rubber Spatula
  • Plastic wrap
  • Springform pan
  • Medium bowl

Ingredients

  • 2 packages 20 sheets graham crackers
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 ¼ oz can 1 ¼ cups sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 11 (1 3/8 stick) tablespoons butter, melted
  • 2 packages of cream cheese 8 ounces each, room temperature
  • ¼ cup fresh lemon juice

Instructions

  • Step One: Crush Graham Crackers
  • Put the graham crackers in a large resealable plastic bag and use a rolling pin to crush them to fine crumbs.
  • Step Two: Add Sugar and Butter to Graham Cracker Crumbs
  • In a medium bowl, add the graham cracker crumbs. Stir in the sugar and then add the melted butter. Combine until fully mixed.
  • Step Three: Add Graham Cracker Mix to Pan
  • Press the graham cracker mix into the springform pan. Spread it 1 ½-2 inch up the side. Chill the crust in the freezer for at least ten minutes.
  • Step Four: Prepare the Filling
  • In a large bowl, beat the cream cheese at medium-high speed until smooth with an electric mixer. Beat in the condensed milk, adding a small amount at a time and scraping the sides with a rubber spatula as needed. Beat in the lemon juice and vanilla.
  • Step Five: Pour Filling into Crust
  • Pour the cheesecake filling into the crust, smoothing the top with a rubber spatula. Cover the cheesecake with plastic wrap and place in the fridge for 2 ½-3 hours. Unclasp sides of cheesecake pan and served chilled.
  • This rich and creamy cheesecake will turn out beautiful. Be sure to leave it in the fridge long enough to allow it to set up.

Notes

  • To save time, you can use a store-bought crust or make your crust ahead of time and freeze it. You may also use a chocolate cookie-based crust too, as it pairs nicely with the cheesecake.
  • This cheesecake also tastes great with fruit. You can add fresh strawberries or raspberries to give it extra flavor. Adding a strawberry or raspberry sauce will also take this cheesecake to the next level, making it even harder to resist.
  • If you’re a chocolate lover, adding some chocolate chips or chocolate sauce will help dress up this cheesecake. This cheesecake is a great base for adding your favorite toppings.
  • This cheesecake should be stored in the fridge. It can be stored wrapped in plastic wrap or in a cake container for up to five days in the fridge.
  • You can also store it in the freezer for up to three months. Tightly wrap the cheesecake in aluminum foil before placing it in the freezer. Thaw it in the refrigerator for eight hours before serving.
  • Make sure to allow the cream cheese to reach room temperature before adding it to the cheesecake. Set the cream cheese out for thirty minutes prior to making it. If the cream cheese is too cold, the cheesecake will not reach the proper consistency.
  • Make sure when beating the cream cheese, you get all of the bumps out. This will allow for a smoother and creamier cheesecake.
  • It may take more than three hours for your cheesecake to fully set up. To test to see if the cheesecake is fully set, give it a slight jiggle. If only a small circle in the center jiggles, then the cheesecake is fully set.

An Amazing Creamy Cheesecake

Using sweetened condensed milk in this recipe allows for an easy and delicious cheesecake. This classic cheesecake is one that your whole family will love. It is great to make for any special occasion and you can add your favorite toppings to make it unique.

An Amazing Creamy Cheesecake

 Not only is this cheesecake simple to make but it is one the whole family will love. If you tried this cheesecake, please share your experience making it.

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