FOOD

Fried Cheesecake Bites

Better than beignets, these fried lil' nuggets are stuffed with cheesecake and topped with powdered sugar and strawberry sauce.

FOOD

Fried Cheesecake Bites

Better than beignets, these fried lil' nuggets are stuffed with cheesecake and topped with powdered sugar and strawberry sauce.

Ingredients

Fried Strawberry Cheesecake Bites

  • 1 leftover cheesecake, cut into 1-inch squares
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 cup milk
  • Pinch sea salt
  • 6 cups vegetable oil, for frying

Strawberry Syrup

  • 2 cups diced strawberries
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • Juice of 1 lemon

Steps

Fried Strawberry Cheesecake Bites

  1. Heat the oil to 350 degrees.
  2. In a large bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking powder, milk and sea salt. Dip cheesecake chunks in the batter and fry in the oil. Drain on paper towels.
  3. Serve cheesecake bites warm, drizzled with strawberry sauce.

Strawberry Syrup

  1. In a small saucepan, heat strawberries, water, honey, and lemon juice to a simmer until thickened.