Strawberry cheesecake tacos are a great dessert to enjoy in spring/summer. This recipe is made from strawberries and cheese and is 100% a delight.
Did someone say fun, simplicity and great taste all in one? Oh well, this mini strawberry cheesecake is all of that and more. A wonderful twist to traditional Mexican cuisine, this recipe is super crispy, super delicious and takes less than an hour to whip up. It’s the perfect fun dessert in the summer time or spring.
Total Prep time: 30 minutes
Ingredients you’ll need
5-8 inch Tortillas, about 20 rounds
1 cup graham cracker crumbs
¼ cup butter, melted
1 cup strawberries, chopped
¼ cup sugar
2 tsp water
1 tbsp cornstarch
1 tbsp cold water
1 cup heavy cream
1 cup cream cheese, softened
1 tsp lemon zest
1 tsp vanilla
¼ cup powdered sugar
How to Prepare
Step 1: Preheat the oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit.
Step 2: Cut each tortilla shell into 4-5 rounds with a cookie cutter to get about 20 shells, and then dip each of the tortilla shells into the melted butter then coat them in the graham cracker crumbs.
Step 3: Flip the muffin tin upside down and place each tortilla piece in between the muffin cups and bake for 10 minutes or until it turns golden brown. Allow to cool afterwards.
Step 4: To make the strawberry filling, pour water into a small pot, add sugar and strawberries. Boil the water and then bring it to a simmer in order to soften the strawberries.
Step 5: Dissolve the cornstarch in water and pour it into the strawberry mix (step 4). Boil thereafter, and stir.
Step 6: Remove to cool completely, while you do this, beat the cream cheese, heavy cream, powdered sugar, lemon zest, and vanilla for at least 2 minutes until it thickens.
Step 7: Put in the fridge for 30 minutes, and then transfer to a piping bag later.
Step 8: Fill the taco shells with cream cheese filling and top with ½ tsp strawberry filling. Serve for everyone to enjoy.
If you prefer, you can sprinkle with additional graham cracker crumbs. It helps you enjoy this recipe better.