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Puréed (PU4) Classic Cheesecake

3 Servings
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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.


1/2 cake 17 oz Sara Lee® Classic Cheesecake, defrosted

1/4 cup 2% Milk

1/4 cup 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) in half. Cut the half into smaller pieces to allow for easier food processing. Place pieces in small food processor. Process (or pulse) for approximately 40 seconds.

3. Add milk and Thick-It® Original Food & Beverage Thickener to the food processor, and process for another 25 seconds until smooth throughout.

4. Spread evenly into a medium bowl. Cover with plastic film and refrigerate. Allow cheesecake to thoroughly chill for 3 hours or overnight. Hold at 40°F or lower until service.

5. Remove from refrigerator. Test consistency before serving per IDDSI Testing Methods for IDDSI Puréed Level 4 (PU4) using the Fork Drip Test and Spoon Tilt Test.

6. Portion into thirds.

Serving Suggestions

  • Verify final recipe and any garnishes using IDDSI Testing Methods for IDDSI Puréed Level 4 (PU4) 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 35 g

Total Fat 12 g

Sodium 300 mg

Cholesterol 55 mg

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