Pantry Raid #18: Lady Finger Cheesecake with Chocolate Sauce


lady finger dessert baseStill lingering around are large packages of lady fingers from when I had planned to make tiramisu. Also, hiding in the pantry was a food service size package of sugar-free cheesecake mix. Just a bit of cool whip was found in the freezer. A chocolate sauce was the only “new creation” that was needed.

Fill the bottom of a large glass dish with a  layer of (24) lady fingers. Spread 1/2 of the prepared cheesecake mix over them. Place another layer of lady fingers on top then add the second 1/2 of the cheesecake mix. Top that with cool whip. Then pour chocolate syrup over it and refrigerate.

To make chocolate sauce:lady finger cheesecake dessert with chocolate sauce

In a small saucepan, mix 1 cup cocoa powder, 1 cup granulated sugar, 1 cup water, 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon, dash of nutmeg.  Whisk to blend and bring to a boil, stirring for three minutes or until beginning to thicken. Remove from heat and add 2 teaspoons vanilla and stir to mix. Cool before pouring on dessert.

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About deairby

From a small Mississippi town and have lived my adult life in the south. I am the wife of Tom Irby since 1974, mother of 8, grandmother of 8, lover of Truth, previous owner of The Baron York Tea Room Cafe and Gift Shop (7 years), cookbook writer, moderator of the Small Business forum on Social Media Examiner, enjoy life and all the adventure God brings my way.
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One Response to Pantry Raid #18: Lady Finger Cheesecake with Chocolate Sauce

  1. Oh yummy! What a great way to use up some left over ingredients :D. I’m forever an advocate of that!

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