Strawberry Gum. Or Bush Lollies. #Strawberrygum is used to enhance the #flavour of #cookedfruitdishes, #desserts or #spicedjams, bringing out the classic 'berry' flavour. Use also in #herbalteas and #carbonatedbeverages. Strawberry gum contains #antifungal and #antibioticproperties. It has been shown to help #balancemicroflora of the gut. Strawberry gum was traditionally used by moistening the leaves and laying them out over a fire to release their #fragrantoils, which would help to #calmstomachproblems. Our bake off recipe today is. STRAWBERRY GUM AND WATTLESEED CHEESECAKE. www.craigmuirlakehouse.com ( Blog ).
STRAWBERRY GUM AND WATTLESEED CHEESECAKE Using Sweetened Condensed Milk, the delicious chocolate and coffee flavours of Wattleseed combined with the fruity flavour of Strawberry Gum makes this a tasty cheesecake to remember. Prep time 20 min Cook time 60 min Serves 16 INGREDIENTS.
2 cups finely crushed plain chocolate biscuits
1 tbsp ground wattleseed
80 g melted butter
250 g cream cheese
0.25 cup orange juice
1 tbsp strawberry gum (finely ground)
1 drop pink food colouring
3 tbsp gelatine dissolved in ¼ cup hot water
Combine biscuit crumbs, wattleseed and melted butter and press into base of a lined 22cm springform pan. Place in freezer to set.
Beat cream cheese, NESTLÉ® Sweetened Condensed Milk, orange juice, strawberry gum, food colouring and the gelatine mix in a food processor until smooth.
Pour mixture over base and refrigerate one hour, or until set.
Optional – decorate top with fresh strawberries.