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Minced & Moist (MM5) Classic Cheesecake

1 Serving
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Made with real cream cheese and a delicious graham cracker crust, Sara Lee's rich and creamy Classic Cheesecake makes any meal a special occasion.


1/6 cake 17 oz Sara Lee® Classic Cheesecake, defrosted

2 Tbsp 2% Milk

1 Tbsp Thick-It® Original Food & Beverage Thickener

Serving Size

1/6 of a 17 oz cake


1. Wash hands before beginning preparation. Sanitize surfaces and equipment.

2. Cut Sara Lee® Classic Cheesecake (SKU# 02011) into 6 equal slices. Place one slice in small bowl with crumb side up.

3. Use a fork to break up crumbs into small pieces.

4. In a separate bowl, combine milk and Thick-It® Original Food & Beverage Thickener. Whisk briskly until thickener has dissolved. Let it thicken for one minute.

5. Pour thickened milk over Sara Lee® Classic Cheesecake.

6. Mix until thickened milk is evenly distributed. Do not overmix. Mixture may be lumpy, crust will soften.

7. Cover with plastic film and refrigerate. Allow cheesecake to thoroughly chill for 3 hours or overnight. Hold at 40°F or lower until service.

8. Remove from refrigerator. Test consistency before serving per IDDSI Testing Methods for IDDSI Minced & Moist Level 5 (MM5) using the Fork Pressure Test and Spoon Tilt Test.

Serving Suggestions

  • Verify final recipe and any garnishes using IDDSI Testing Methods for IDDSI Minced & Moist Level 5 (MM5) before service: Fork Drip Test, Spoon Tilt Test, No separate thin liquid.
  • Amount of liquid can vary. Recipe may be altered to include more or less liquid and/or more or less Thick-It® Original Food & Beverage Thickener depending on the results of IDDSI testing.
  • Recipe standardized and tested at 40°F. Temperature may affect IDDSI testing results.

Nutrition Information

Per Serving

Calories 260

Protein 4 g

Total Carbohydrates 34 g

Total Fat 13 g

Sodium 300 mg

Cholesterol 55 mg

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