Mac N Cheese "Cake"
- 2 ounces fresh lasagna sheets
- Canola oil spray
- 1/2 cup plus 1 tablespoon pure fine cane sugar
- 3 fresh strawberries
- 1 cup chevre
- 1 cup cream cheese
- 1 teaspoon lemon zest
- 1 teaspoon lemon juice
- 2 tablespoons strawberry-raspberry jam
Special equipment: 2-inch round mold
Using a round 2-inch mold, cut lasagna sheets into 6 circles and boil for 2 minutes with 1/2 cup sugar. Coat the lasagna sheets in canola oil spray and dust with sugar, set aside. Slice strawberries, coat in sugar, and set aside. Fold chevre and whipped cream cheese together. Add 1/2 cup sugar, lemon zest, lemon juice, to taste.
Assembly: place round 2-inch mold on lasagna circles, place strawberry slice at bottom, fill halfway with cheese mixture, add jam, top with more cheese and pat cheese down. Pull mold off, place strawberries on top and sprinkle with sugar.
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Recipe courtesy of Melissa Mayer, San Diego, CA, 2007