Texas Rio Star No-Bake Grapefruit Cheesecake
This recipe is from Anabel Trudeau, pastry chef at Take the Cake in Houston. Texas Rio Star grapefruit is preferred because it is so incredibly sweet.
In a small saucepan, sprinkle gelatin over water; let stand 1 minute. Cook over low heat 3 minutes or until gelatin is completely dissolved; cool.
In a large bowl, beat the sugar, brown sugar and cream creese until smooth. Add sour cream, dissolved gelatin and grapefruit juice; beat well. Stir in whipped cream. Pour into prepared piecrust. Chill until firm, about 4 hours. Top with grapefruit sections and fresh mint.
Makes 1 cheesecake.
Prep time: 30 minutes; Cooking time: 0 minutes; Total time: 4 hours 30 minutes
Graham Cracker Crust
Press the mixture in the bottom and up the sides of a 9-inch springform pan. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes in a preheated 350°F degree oven. Cool completely before adding filling.
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