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    No-Bake Strawberry Cake: A Refreshing Summer Delight

    As the summer sun heats up, the craving for light and refreshing desserts grows stronger. For those looking to indulge without turning on the oven, the no-bake strawberry cake offers a perfect solution. This delightful treat combines the rich flavours of strawberries and vanilla, layered with a touch of chocolate, creating a dessert that’s both easy to make and deliciously satisfying.

    Ingredients:

    First Layer:

    • 1 pack of tea biscuits
    • 1 tablespoon cocoa powder
    • 2 tablespoons butter

    Second Layer:

    • 3 vanilla-flavored homogenized cheeses (often found as creamy cheese spreads)
    • 1 lemon jelly
    • 1 gooseberry jelly
    • 1 strawberry jelly

    Third Layer:

    • 1/2 kg/17.6 oz strawberries
    • 2 strawberry jellies
    • 4 tablespoons powdered sugar
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    Preparation:

    First Layer:

    Begin by crushing the tea biscuits until they form fine crumbs. Mix in the cocoa powder and melted butter until well combined. Press this mixture into the bottom of a 24 cm (0,79 ft) springform pan, creating an even layer. Place the pan in the refrigerator to chill while you prepare the next layer.

    Second Layer:

    Dissolve each jelly packet separately in one cup of hot water and let them cool. When the lemon jelly starts to set, mix it with the vanilla homogenized cheese. Cut the completely set gooseberry and strawberry jellies into small cubes and fold them into the cheese mixture. Spread this creamy, jelly-infused mixture over the chilled biscuit base. Return the pan to the refrigerator.

    Third Layer:

    Puree the strawberries until smooth. Dissolve the two strawberry jellies in half the amount of water recommended on the package. Combine the strawberry puree with the powdered sugar and the cooling, thickening jelly. Mix thoroughly to ensure a consistent texture. Pour this strawberry mousse over the cheese and jelly layer in the pan.

    Chill the cake in the refrigerator for about 2-3 hours, or until fully set. Once firm, the no-bake strawberry cake is ready to be enjoyed. Slice into this vibrant, layered dessert and savour the blend of creamy cheese, fruity jellies, and fresh strawberries—a perfect treat for a warm day.

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