"The Prairie Classic"

A rich New York style cheesecake

covered in saskatoon berry topping.

Cheesecake with saskatoon berry topping recipe image

Recipe Directions



Enough for 12


Cheesecake Ingredients:

165g (6oz) pkg. light lemon gelatin

500mL (2 cups) boiling water

450g (16oz) cream cheese

500mL (2 cups) whipping cream

1 prepared graham wafer crust

Saskatoon Topping Ingredients:

500mL (2 cups) saskatoon berries

250mL (1 cup) water

30mL (2 tbsp) cornstarch

180mL (3/4 cup) sugar

30mL (2 tbsp) lemon juice





Dissolve gelatin in boiling water and let cool. Whip cream cheese. Slowly add cooled gelatin while whipping. Let this mixture partially set. Fold in whipped whipping cream. Pour onto a prepared graham wafer in a 25 cm (10 inch) springform pan. Let set. Remove the sides and served topped with the saskatoon berry sauce.

Saskatoon Berry Sauce:

Place Saskatoon Berries in a saucepan with water and bring to a boil. Simmer 5 minutes. Blend cornstarch and sugar and add slowly to the saskatoons. Boil until clear and thick. Add lemon juice and cool.


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