GOLDEN VALLEY, Minn. - Short on time but still need to find a cake for Mom for Mother's Day? Or do you perhaps need a yummy treat for a birthday or other celebration? No worries. Ross Sveback , lifestyle expert, joined KARE 11 News @4 with his magic spatula to come to our rescue.
Ross has been featured in VOGUE, People, Architectural Digest and Delta Sky Magazine. Mpls/St.Paul Magazine named him one of the Top 100 Most Influential People. He is also the lifestyle expert for Mall of America.
(Note: The glasses Ross used are called Marta and are available at CB2 - $1.95 per glass).
No-Bake Birthday Cake Cheesecakes
1 package- graham crackers from the box
8 tbsp. unsalted butter, melted
2 8-oz. packages cream cheese, room temperature
8 tbsp. (1 stick), unsalted butter room temperature
1/2 C. heavy whipping cream
2 tsp. vanilla bean paste
1- 8 oz. container Cool-Whip
1/2 C. dry white cake mix
Crush the graham crackers by hand or in a mini food processor until slightly chunky, then mix with melted butter and place roughly 1/4 c. into the bottom of six glasses. Using a silicone spatula press mixture down into the bottom of the cup and place into the refrigerator.
In the bowl of an electric mixer fitter with the whip attachment, add butter and cream cheese – whip on high until mixture is well combined, scraping bowl to ensure ingredients are mixed together. Add whipping cream and vanilla bean paste, whipping again to combine, followed by the Cool-Whip whipping again. Finally, add the dry white cake mix and slowly whip the mixture until it is almost incorporated, then beat on high for 20 seconds to lighten the ingredients.
Place into a large piping bag fitted with a star tip and pipe evenly into the six glasses – top with sprinkles and enjoy!