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Fresh Strawberry Shortcake Cheesecake

There's nothing like wowing someone with a fresh Strawberry Shortcake Cheesecake! This pink and red dessert is always a hit whether it's for a brunch, party, or a romantic dinner for two. Learn how simple it is to make with our step-by-step guide!
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time50 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: strawberries, cheesecake, strawberry shortcake
Servings: 10 slices
Author: Kalee Dillard


  • 12 Fresh Strawberries

Cheesecake Batter

  • 16 oz Cream Cheese I used vegan cream cheese
  • 5 oz Yogurt I used coconut milk yogurt
  • 1/2 cups Sugar
  • 1 tbsp Lemon Juice
  • 4 tsp Corn Starch
  • 2 tsp Vanilla Extract


  • 2 cup flour
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp vinegar
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 1/3 cup oil
  • 1 cup water


  • Start by baking the cake by preheating your oven to 350-degrees.
  • Mix dry ingredients together in a medium bowl.
  • Mix wet ingredients together in a medium bowl.
  • Add wet ingredients to dry ingredients in 1/3 cup increments and mix until smooth.
  • A springform pan with the cake batter.
  • Place in the oven and cook for 30 minutes until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
  • Remove from heat and cool on a wire rack for 10 minutes.
  • Remove cake from the springform pan.
  • Allow cake to cool completely on the wire rack.
  • Cut cake in half horizontally with a large serrated knife.
  • Place bottom half of cake into the springform pan.
  • Make the cheesecake by combining all of the ingredients in a medium sized bowl and mixing until smooth.
  • Slice the strawberries and place a layer of sliced strawberries on top of the cake.
  • Spoon half of the cheesecake batter over the bottom cake half in the springform pan.
  • Place a layer of sliced strawberries on top of the cheesecake.
  • Place the other half of the cake on top of this layer of strawberries.
  • Place the remaining cheesecake on top of the cake and smooth the top.
  • Allow the cheesecake to set up in the fridge for 2 hours or the freezer for 30 minutes.
  • Slice and serve!