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Recipes: Witches’ Bloody No-Bake Cheesecake

  • October 25, 2021
  • By admin

Have you had Japanese ‘rare’ cheesecake? It’s basically no-bake yogurt cheesecake that is very delicate and light in flavors and texture. Turn these cute creatures into something spooky with bloody raspberry jam syrup and witches’ hat and boot cutouts! Decoration is the fun part of this Halloween delicious sweet treat. Try this kid-friendly desserts and recipe and let us know. Our school age son enjoyed the whole process of making and eating them! This baking activity is also a great language learning opportunity for children in real life. The activity includes all four dimensions of language learning: listening, speaking, reading and writing. Happy baking, happy moments with kids, happy Halloween!

Activity Sheet:…

20 Small Cheesecakes

  • 420 g Philadelphia cream cheese 
  • 140 g cane sugar 
  • 245 g plain yogurt
  • 1 lemon juice, squeezed
  • 14 g gelatin powder
  • 100 g water (for gelatin)
  • 245 g heavy cream 

Cheesecake crust 

  • 105 g graham crackers
  • 15 g (2 tbsp) pecan, chopped
  • 45 g (3 tbsp) melted butter
  • 1.5 tbsp sugar 

Bloddy Raspberry Syrup

  • 1/2 cup raspberry jam
  • 1 drop red food coloring
  • 1.5 – 2 tablespoons water 

How to Make No-Bake Cheesecake Pre-baking preparation: 

1. Add water into gelatin powder while whisking. Wait until it hardens. 

2. Keep cream cheese at room temperature until it softens. 

3. Line the muffin cups with paper liners.

(For cheesecake crust) 

1. Toast crushed pecans for about a minute.

2. Put Graham crackers, pecans and sugar into a food processor and process until they become small pieces. 

3. Add in melted butter and pulse processor more.

4. Using a tablespoon, fill cupcake tin with the mixture and press into a flat layer with a shot glass. 

(For cheesecake) 

1. Heat up the gelatin in a bowl in simmering water in a pan. 

2. Combine sugar into cream cheese in a medium bowl. 

3. Add in yogurt, lemon and heated gelatin.

4. Whip heavy cream until soft peaks form and fold it into the cheese mixture (Don’t overmix).

5. Pour the mixture onto the base and chill the cake in the refrigerator for 2 hours or longer.

6. Mix raspberry jam with water and food coloring.

7. Take cakes out of the fridge and remove paper liners and place them on a dish. 

8. Drizzle the jam mixture over cakes and decorate cheesecake with witches’ hats, boots, brooms or any other cutouts you like. Enjoy! 

no bake cheesecake

You can also download the recipe and decorations here:…

Go here for the YouTube video:

For more Halloween Treats and Ideas, check out our recent post on Metro Vancouver Halloween Treats 2021

woman holding babyAbout Izumi
Hi, my name is Izumi. I’m an educational resource/content and recipe creator and a mother of two children growing up in the Japanese and English bilingual and bicultural environment in Hawaii. Drawing upon my extensive professional experiences as a JFL (Japanese as a Foreign Language) teacher and as a former baker at an American baking school and cake shop in Honolulu, I am a passionate, creative advocate for bilingualism and child’s bilingual upbringing. I enjoy creating and sharing our fun bilingual and bicultural activities and resources including message cards/tags as well as Japanese and American delicious, easy baking and cooking recipes that we use at home. Hawaii life has given me abundant opportunities to pursue my dream to promote cross-cultural appreciation and awareness while cherishing our diverse, healthy and happy life with two children who embrace two different cultures, languages and foods.

Follow Izumi for more home baking / cooking / language and learning ideas @bilingual_above_andbeyond

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By admin, October 25, 2021
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