Friday, May 23, 2014

Creamsicle Pie




                                                                                                                                                                                                                       

This is a delicious and light dessert for summer.

  • 1 1/2 cups graham wafer crumbs
  • 1/3 cup butter, melted
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 1 package (3 oz) orange flavored gelatin
  • 1 package (8 oz) cream cheese, softened, divided
  • 1 1/2 cups whipping cream, whipped and sweetened with 1/4 cup icing sugar and 1 teaspoon vanilla, divided
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 1 package (3.4 oz) instant vanilla flavored pudding
  • orange zest
  1. Mix graham wafers and melted butter, press into an 8 inch springform pan. Set in refrigerator until ready to use.
  2. Microwave orange juice on high for 1 minute, add to orange flavored gelatin and stir until dissolved. Gradually beat in half of the softened cream cheese until well blended.
  3. Whisk in 1 cup of the prepared whipped cream and spread over graham crust.
  4. Beat the remaining cream cheese with 3/4 cup milk until mixture is well blended and smooth.
  5. Add dry vanilla pudding mix, beat till well blended. 
  6. Stir in 1 cup whipped cream and spread over gelatin layer.
  7. Spread remaining whipped cream over cream cheese layer, sprinkle with orange zest.
  8. Cover and refrigerate for 3 hours before serving.


9 comments:

  1. I want one of these to eat, but I have none of that in the house. Well, maybe butter. It looks and sounds delicious!

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  2. Is that orange juice 'concentrate'?????????

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  3. Either pure orange juice or orange juice made from concentrate.

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  4. Did you use green food colouring for the second layer?

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    1. No I didn't use green food color.

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  5. Can i make this without cream cheese? i really hate cream cheese

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    1. I haven't made it without cream cheese, maybe you could use whipped cream instead. If you try it please let us now how it turns out.

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    2. Another idea..maybe use ricotta cheese?

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  6. This was a delicious dessert - will make it again!

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